The protagonist’s relationship with her mother is grotesquely deformed by her mother’s evangelical Catholicism, as was her mother’s, by her father.
She is not naïve or simple or weak or out of touch. She is powerfully in control of her own life and who she is.
Leaving and Arriving: Irish Women Migrating to Australia Today
Wayne Pearn is superb as Monk conveying the multi-layered complexities of Hibberd’s character with vigour and sensitivity.
Their innovative arrangements and unique approach to the music create a singular sound
dazzling performances combine the sounds and sensibility of Irish traditional music with memorable original compositions and contemporary pop standards.