Under the Hawthorn Tree // Cahoots NI
Cahoots NI in Under the Hawthorn Tree
Based on the internationally acclaimed book by award-winning author Marita Conlon-McKenna, Cahoots NI’s Under the Hawthorn Tree follows the journey of three brave siblings as they fight for survival during the Potato Famine in Ireland, 1845.
When their father goes to find work and their mother leaves to find him, Eily, Michael and Peggy, starving and faced with the workhouse,embark on a treacherous journey to find the great aunts they have heard of only in stories.
This story of family, history and hope is told like never before in a new play by Charles Way, directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney, with original music by Garth McConaghie and choreography by Carlos Pons Guerra.
Under the Hawthorn Tree
Directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney
Script by Charles Way
Music by Garth McConaghie
Choreography/ movement direction by Carlos Pons Guerra
Design by Sabine Dargent