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‘Sonia’ the play coming to the Everyman Theatre, Cork



Sonia O’Sullivan pictured with actor Cora Fenton, who will be playing the role of the star athlete in a new upcoming play. “SONIA” written by award-winning writer John Sheehy, with contributions from Sonia O’Sullivan, celebrates the life of the Olympic and World Champion runner. The production opens at Friar’s Gate, Limerick, September 24th – 29th, and the Everyman, Cork, October 2nd – 5th.
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Pictured: Sonia O’Sullivan with actor Cora Fenton at the Cobh 10 Mile Road Race. Cora is currently preparing for her role in a brand new play, “SONIA”, which will take to the stage in Limerick and Cork later this year. Presented by CallBack theatre in association with Friars’ Gate theatre, SONIA is a play celebrating one of Cork’s greatest living legends, Olympic and World Champion runner, Sonia O’Sullivan. The play features dramatic visuals and an intense physical performance throughout from Cora. Buckle up for a rollercoaster ride through the highs and lows of the highly competitive and unforgiving world of athletics. All Sonia ever wanted was to run the perfect race. How much would you sacrifice to be the best?

Written by award-winning writer John Sheehy, with contribution from Sonia O’Sullivan, “SONIA” premieres at Friar’s Gate theatre, Limerick, September 24th – 29th, then on to the Everyman theatre, Cork, October 2nd – 5th.This production is kindly supported by Ballyhoura Development CLG, Cork City Council and Limerick City and County Council.

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