A Man of No Importance tells the story of Alfie Byrne, a bus driver in 1954 Dublin, whose heart holds secrets he can’t share with anyone but his imagined confidante, Oscar Wilde. When Alfie attempts to put on an amateur production of Wilde’s Salome in the local church hall, he confronts the forces of bigotry and shame over a love that dare not speak its name. But the redemptive power of theatre changes his life and brings his friends back to his side.
Winner of the 2003 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, A Man of No Importance is a tender and beautiful woven tale of love, friendship and coming to terms with who we are.
The Performance Department, Liberties College presents the Irish premier of a Broadway musical set in Dublin. Directed by Neville Carlyle Style, Musical Direction by Brian Daly and Choreography by Nicole McDonald, this is a heart-warming tale of a Dublin bus-driver in the nineteen-fifties, based on the film with Albert Finney.
Presented by Bull Alley, Liberties College