Good People

Good People - Directed by Adrian Rawlins

Thurs 1st - Sat 24th March 7:30pm & 2:30pm

ERT's Artistic Director, Adrian Rawlins, directs David Lindsay-Abaire's award-winning play exploring the hopes and struggles that come with having next to nothing in America.

South Boston, U.S.A, Single mother Margie Walsh is down on her luck. Fired from her job at the dollar store, under threat of being kicked out by her landlady, Margie's only hope seems to be a good win at the Bingo. Hearing that an old flame is back in town, Margie takes her chance to see if he can throw her a lifeline.

As old wounds are opened and buried secrets unearthed, Lindsay-Abaire's fiercely funny and compelling drama is an exploration of class, loyalty and destiny.

Will Margie find the resolve and resourcefulness to pull through? Or is life like a game of Bingo and down to pure luck? And most importantly...who are the GOOD PEOPLE?

1st - 24th March 2018

Tickets £14-18 / Opening Night £14

Please note: this play contains some strong language.


  • Joy Brook - Margie
  • Misha Duncan-Barry - Kate
  • Michael Kinsey - Stevie
  • Rory Murray - Mike
  • Janet Prince - Dottie
  • Nada Sharp - Jean

Top left to right: Joy Brook, Misha Duncan-Barry, Michael Kinsey Bottom left to right: Rory Murray, Janet Prince, Nada Sharp

Production Team

  • Adrian Rawlins - Director
  • Clive Kneller - Assistant Director
  • Ed Ullyart - Set Design
  • Simon Bedwell - Lighting Designer
  • Charlie Johnston - Stage Manager


About the writer
David Lindsay-Abaire is an award-winning American playwright, screenwriter and lyricist.
He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and 5 Tony nominations for his play Rabbit Hole in 2007. He also wrote the book and lyrics for Shrek the Musical.
Good People premiered on Broadway and was awarded the 2011 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play and two Tony Award nominations.

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