Sonya Kelly

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Plays by Sonya Kelly

The Wheelchair on My Face

Bloomsbury Publishing
Type: Text

Sonya tells her story about growing up with poor vision that went undiagnosed until she was seven years old. Combining memoir, theatre and stand-up comedy, The Wheelchair on My Face is a delightful story of a myopic child which shows us how we can better the world even if we cannot see the world.

Sonya Kelly is an Irish writer and actor. She has performed with all the major Irish companies including the Gate Theatre, Druid Theatre and The Corn Exchange and Fishamble: the new play company. She is a cast member of RTE's hugely successful, sketch show, The Savage Eye. Her debut solo show, The Wheelchair on My Face: a look back at a myopic childhood, won a Scotsman Fringe First Award for new writing at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012. The show played 150 performances in over 50 venues and toured to Paris and New York where it received a Critic's Pick in the New York Times.