Grief on stage and in popular culture is rarely considered as a psychological state of its own but as a means or driver for other behaviour.
Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s contemporary classic gets the big-stage treatment, starring Cillian Murphy. With mixed results.
Based on award-winning novel by Max Porter, Grief is the Thing with Feathers premiered in Galway last year. Now this tale of loss and grief, adapted for the stage and directed by Enda Walsh, arrives at the Barbican for its London run.
Cillian Murphy will star in Wayward Productions’ inaugural production, Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s award-winning novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers, playing at the Barbican Theatre from 25 March to 13 April 2019.