Myra's Story Tickets
Tickets for Myra’s Story are available now!
Set in Dublin, Myra’s Story has been the smash hit of the past three Edinburgh Fringes. Playing to packed houses, standing ovations and five-star reviews, it has been described by many as the finest, funniest, most heartbreaking piece of theatre they have ever seen. Audiences laugh and cry (often at the same time) as Myra sweeps them along on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride of emotions.
About Myra’s Story
Meet Myra McLaughlin, a middle-aged homeless alcoholic surviving on the streets of Dublin. With extraordinary stories to share, Myra is willing to tell the tales of a wild past, as she begs onlookers at her usual spot by Ha'Penny Bridge. She portrays all the roles and acts out all the amusing, tragic, and heartbreaking events in her life that have brought her to this point. You’ll laugh with Myra, you'll share her tears, and more importantly, you’ll never forget her.
The creatives of Myra’s Story
Myra’s Story is penned by Irish playwright Brian Foster. Brian Foster began his writing career at 39 years old. The incredibly likeable and vulnerable character Myra is a composite of several street drinkers Foster was familiar with in his native Derry, Northern Ireland. Foster’s other works include The Trophy Collector, The Most Haunted House in Derry, The Butterfly of Killybegs, A Miracle in Ballymore, Colm Cille and Lillibulerro.
Myra is played by Fionna Hewitt Twamley whose past credits include Cardboard Gangsters, Ripper Street and Clean Break
Tickets for Myra’s Story are available now
Set in Dublin, Myra’s Story has been the smash hit of the past three Edinburgh Fringes. Playing to packed houses, standing ovations and five-star reviews, it has been described by many as the finest, funniest, most heartbreaking piece of theatre they have ever seen. Audiences laugh and cry (often at the same time) as Myra sweeps them along on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride of emotions. Book your tickets now!
Age restrictionThis production is suitable for ages 14+.
Running time1 hr 50 mins (including interval)
Performance dates19 September 2023 - 18 October 2023.
ContentMyra's Story contains strong language throughout and deals with adult themes; as a result, it is not recommended for under-14s.
SAVE ON TICKET PRICES Valid for performances 19 - 27 September 2023 Book by 26 September 2023
Upcoming Performance Times
Myra’s Story - Myra’s long road to London
One of the most touching and heartwarming plays in recent memory, Brian Foster’s masterpiece Myra’s Story has won praise from critics for three years in a row at the Edinburgh Fringe.
The production will move to London’s Trafalgar Theatre this autumn, and will also be raising awareness for the homeless charity The Connection. Please note that Myra’s Story will play the slots when Jersey Boys isn’t performing. Jersey Boys will continue its hugely successful run at Trafalgar Theatre! Tickets for Myra’s Story are available now, book yours today!
3 Aug, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Interviews / Q & A
Interview with star of Myra’s Story Fíonna Hewitt-Twamley
The moving story of Myra, a homeless Dublin street drinker has been captivating audiences for almost five years. The heart-warming tale of Myra’s Story will come to the London stage for the first time this autumn starring Fíonna Hewitt-Twamley.
2 Aug, 2023 | By Nicky Sweetland