Fishamble: The New Play Company presents

The Wheelchair on My Face

The Wheelchair on My Face

Written and performed by Sonya Kelly
Directed by Gina Moxley
Produced by Marketa Dowling

I got my first pair of glasses when I was seven. A nurse came to the school and tested everyone’s eyes. And so it was discovered why I’d thrown brad to the floating crisp packets in our local pond and walked into lamp posts and said, ’excuse me’. Until that day the world was a swirl of moving coloured blobs. I thought it was the same for everyone. How wrong I was.

Combining memoir, theatre and stand-up comedy, this delightful story of a myopic seven year old is brought to you by actor and comedian Sonya Kelly.
"delightfully whacky.. hilarious.. tight script and engaging performance.. terrific" Irish Times

Developed as part of Show in a Bag, an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe Festival, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute to resource theatre-makers and actors.

Image: Sonya Kelly in the Wheelchair in my Face Photo ©Kate Ferris