Dolly and Mick
Dolly and Mick
Seamus Moran & Sinéad Murphy
Dolly and Mick are arguing as they drive home from a gig as a country music double act. He’s a widower from Limerick, she’s a divorcee from Arkansas. But their relationship is clearly in trouble.
But it wasn’t always like this. From their hilarious meeting at the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, through their first kiss, onto Dolly’s funny, unnerving meeting with Mick’s family and her final shocking revelation that threatens to rent them asunder unless Mick can find a way to save the day…
Dolly knows the only way to save their relationship is to give up the act, but Mick thinks they just need a bit of a break.
As they tell us their stories, each assists the other to re-enact key events and incidents, all the while playing other relevant and amusing characters such as Mick’s best friend Noel – a master of the ‘dad joke’ – and frequently interrupting or contradicting each other’s account of events.
Featuring such musical classics as “On the Road Again”, “Blanket on the Ground” and “Islands in the Stream”, Dolly and Mick is a funny, engaging story with a poignant denouement and several well-known country songs, performed live, that echo the love and hope, disillusion and despair, passion and perseverance that colours their relationship.
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