Armagh will play host to a dark and devious murder mystery this September.
The Assistant’s Revenge is a brand new theatrical production, for older children (7+) and adults, from multi-award winning theatre company, Cahoots NI.
Created by Charles Way, Paul Bosco McEneaney and Ursula Burns, the new play is a detective tale tells the story of small-time Private Eye Sam Sullivan, who answers the phone one night to hear a frightened voice on the end of the line claiming someone is trying to kill them.
The voice leads him to a strange travelling show at the edge of town where he meets Felix, an escapologist, and his assistants, Molly and Crystal, one of whom appears to have murder in mind.
Director, Paul Mc Eneaney said: “The Assistant’s Revenge is the perfect piece of theatre for families at this time of year- it’s spooky, it’s stylish and it’s filled with incredible illusions, live original music and huge special effects.
“We can’t wait to watch our young audiences solve this mystery with their families in the lead up to Halloween.”
Gilly Campbell, Arts Development Officer for Drama and Dance, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, added: “The multi award-winning, internationally acclaimed, Cahoots NI, continues to bring world-class children’s theatre to young people with their brand new show, The Assistant’s Revenge.
“The Arts Council is delighted to support this production, through National Lottery funding, which will be enjoyed by many children across the region, helping to bring great art to everyone.”
This event takes place in The Market Place Theatre’s Studio Theatre with an unreserved, tiered seating layout.
Fri 29 – Sat 30 Sept | 10.00am & 12.00pm [Fri] | 11.00am [Sat] | £6.00 | £5.00 [schools price]