One by one the people of a small rural town turn into rampaging rhinoceroses. Can the louche Berenger cling to the scraps of his humanity when the town Logician, the Grocer, the Humanist, the ubiquitous Old Lady and even his closest friend Jean, are sprouting horns and turning a distasteful shade of grey.

"A play of striking resonance, skilfully handled. Immense physicality, heartfelt expression and subtle design seamlessly combine with Ionesco’s humorous and intellectual plot" A Younger Theatre

Written by Eugene Ionesco Directed by Niall Henry Blue Raincoat Ensemble John Carty, Kellie Hughes, Ciaran McCauley, Fiona McGeown, Sandra O Malley  and Bob Kelly Designed by Jamie Vartan Lighting Design Michael Cummins Sound Design Joe Hunt Rhinoceros Masks Bettina Seitz & Phoebe Seitz-Henry

Opened at The Factory Performance Space, Sligo, October 26th - November 6th 2010


Photo by Dickon Whitehead

Photo by Dickon Whitehead