Jho Harris interviews Eugene O’Brien in advance of his award winning play Eden coming to The Civic next week.


Eugene O’Briens award winning play Eden, brings to life a gallery of colourful midland characters. At the heart of this world is a moving, funny and tragic portrait of the failing marriage of Billy and Breda and the weekend that will make or break them.

From the author of RTE’s acclaimed drama series, ‘Pure Mule’, Eugene O’Brien’s debut play Eden won Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards and Best New Play for the Stewart Parker Awards.

Eden is a powerful story of an ordinary relationship on an extraordinary weekend. In a major new national touring production, Decadent Theatre are bringing together a stellar cast of ‘Patrick Ryan (Trivia, Pure Mule) and Lesley Conroy (The Running Mate, Mattie).

Eugene O’Brien’s award winning play EDEN comes to the Civic Theatre Tues 10- Sat 14 September.

Admission: €20 & €16 concession, €10 opening night (Tues 10 Sept)

Book Tickets HERE or phone 01 4627477