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6. HUMANITIES, Literary theory, 6.4 ART, Arts, Performing arts studies, Dramaturgy, 6.5 OTHER HUMANITIES

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The Carnival King was published by New Island Books as part of Fishamble Pigsback First Plays in September 2002. The Carnival King was first produced by Fishamble Theatre Company on 19 July 2001 as part of the Galway Arts Festival in the Bank of Ireland Theatre, NUI Galway. It then embarked on a national tour. The production was directed by Jim Culleton.


A play in two acts. A macabre farce about murder and the search for justice during carnival time.