Sive by John B. Keane - Lime Tree Theatre

Sive by John B. Keane

Presented by Torch Players

Sive is a story about a battle of generations, exploitation, greed, love and tragedy.

Set against the harsh poverty and difficult times of 1950s Ireland, Sive is a compelling drama which tells the tale of an orphan schoolgirl forced into an arranged marriage with a rich, lecherous old man.

EXTRA SHOW ADDED: Saturday Matinee, 3:30pm

Sive by John B. Keane


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A local matchmaker convinces Sive’s uncle and his wife to organise the marriage by promising £200 when she marries. Sive is distraught but is forced to do the will of her uncle and his bitter wife.

Faced with an unthinkable future she takes the only choice left to her…


  • 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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