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The Successful TD – Gaiety Theatre Dublin

February 6 - February 18

From the team who brought you




John B Keane, Jon Kenny,  Mary McEvoy and Michael Scott


comes the World Premiere of



at The Gaiety Theatre


From Monday 6th  to Saturday 18th February 2017

(Low price preview Monday 6th February)



From the team who brought you the hugely successful The Matchmaker, John B Keane, Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, Michael Scott now comes the hilarious world premiere of THE SUCCESSFUL TD


Based on The Letters of A Successful TD and An Irish Minister of State by John B Keane and adapted for the stage by Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy and Michael Scott the production stars Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy. Directed by Michael Scott THE SUCCESSFUL TD will open at The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, for two weeks from Monday 6th February 2017.

follows the trials, tribulations, misadventures and hilarious antics of TULL McADOO as he seeks re-election to the Dail in the “October Elections”.

Written by John B Keane in 1967 he displays his edge for humour and satire that are uncomfortably close to the politics of today…. Peppered with Keane’s gallery of madcap characters this show will have you laughing at politics (in a  good way) from the start.


Tull has roped in the help of his faithful daughter Kate while his wife nurses her various ailments in bed or Lisdoonvarna, but his arch enemy Flannery, the local school teacher plans to scupper the election for Tull…


“ Any man with a vote is a man to be respected, I’ll play with them, lie to them, sing dumb about them while I have a chance of a vote. That’s my livelihood. Don’t give me no more stink about the truth. Christ told the truth and they crucified him …..”



Low priced preview Monday 6th Feb. All tickets €26

Dates: 6th Feb – 18th Feb 2017

Matinees: 11th & 18th Feb. All tickets €26

Tickets from €26 (including booking fee and €1 restoration levy)




In person: Gaiety Theatre Box Office South King Street, Dublin 2 or any Ticketmaster outlet nationwide.  

By Telephone:  0818 719388 venue box office or 24hr Ticketmaster Hotline: 0818 719 388  

Online booking www.ticketmaster.ie  

Ticketmaster Group Bookings Telephone: 01 6486029 or email group.sales@ticketmaster.ie 

For additional Special Access or Box Bookings please Telephone: + 353 (1) 679 5622   

Ticketmaster service charges will apply for online/telephone bookings and a local agents fee will apply for local Ticketmaster outlets. 

No service charge for transactions in person at the Gaiety Box Office. Online booking www.ticketmaster.ie  Service charges apply 


February 6
February 18
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Gaiety Theatre
South King Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
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08 18 719 388