The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Author(s): Martin McDonagh
Company: Theatre by the Lake
Leenane, County Galway, 1990.
In a remote cottage in the mountains of Connemara, 40-year-old Maureen Folan lives with her manipulative and possessive mother, Mag.
Trapped together in a poisonous cycle of daily battles and with endless rain driving at the walls, Maureen dreams of escape. When a chance for happiness arrives in the form of unexpected suitor Pato Dooley, she dares to hope…
But Mag has other ideas and sets in motion a chain of events that build to a terrifying climax…