The Woolgatherer was William Mastrosimone first play which premiered at Rutgers Theatre Company in New Jersey of 1979. A two act play, set entirely in a small apartment in South Philadelphia which centers around Rose and Cliff, two neurotic people searching for love. Rose is a nervous and flighty woman who is haunted by the past and obsessed with destruction. Cliff is a foul-mouthed, wise-cracking transcontinental truck driver meets up with Rose when his truck breaks down.
The Woolgatherer has been produced a number of times and has won awards, including the L.A. Drama Critics Award in 1982
Starring Sinéad O’ Riordan who is also producing the show and Michael Hough whose recent screen roles include Albert Nobbs, Grabbers and it will be directed by David Byrne, Artistic Director with Blue Moon Theatre Company
The play opens on April 2nd and runs until April 13th .Tickets are available from The New Theatre in Temple Bar by calling 01 670 3361 or by logging onto the website www.thenewtheatre.com . Ticket prices range from €12 (Conc) to €16 (Full) and there are special group rates of €10 for groups of 10 or more.