King - Lime Tree Theatre


Presented by Fishamble: The New Play Company
A new play by Pat Kinevane

Tickets now on sale for Saturday 25th February, Friday 24th February is Sold Out.

KING tells the story of Luther, a man from Cork named in honour of his Granny Bee Baw’s hero, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Luther only leaves his apartment for essential journeys, and to perform as an Elvis impersonator.

The play explores prejudice, privilege, and resilience, as Luther struggles to live life to the full.

Running time 70 mins. 


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Fishamble and Pat Kinevane have previously collaborated on FORGOTTEN, SILENT, UNDERNEATH, and BEFORE, which have won major international awards including Olivier, Fringe First, Herald Archangel, Adelaide Fringe, and Helen Hayes awards. They have been called BRILLIANT (Irish Times), EXTRAORDINARY (New York Times), STUNNING (Scotsman), DAZZLING (Guardian), and MESMERISING (Sydney Morning Herald).

Now, Fishamble and Pat Kinevane, under the direction of Jim Culleton, and with music by Denis Clohessy, return with this very special fifth solo play.



This production is supported by the NASC Venue Network of which the Lime Tree Theatre is a venue.

Creative Team

Written and Performed by
Pat Kinevane
Jim Culleton
Composer and Sound Designer
Denis Clohessy
Lighting Designer
Pius McGrath
Gavin Kostick
Kristina Chaloir and Julian Brigatti
Voice of Tango Instructor
José Miguel Jimenez
Eva Scanlan
Associate Producer
Cally Shine
Leo Byrne & Publicis


  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Masks/face coverings are optional.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • On street parking.

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