V e s s e l


Vessel is currently taking bookings for a 2019 tour.


There is a woman.

Woman is pregnant.

Abortion is still illegal in her country.

There is a man.

Man is a journalist.

He meets Woman and starts to cover her story.

A story that will change the world. A story that will change his world.

“Laura Wyatt O’Keeffe’s two-hander is fresh, fearless and raw. Vessel is a timely yet timeless play about how we value women and fertility”

Bryony Kimmings


Written by Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe

Direction & Lighting Design Chris Gatt

Produced by Rua Arts

Performed by Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe and Edward De Gaetano

Sound Design by Shane O'Sullivan

Costume Design by Matthew Cassar


Developed with Fishamble Theatre Company's New Play Clinic, Poplar Union and Union Theatre.

Photo by Emma Micallef
Shortlisted for
Les Enfants Terrible's
'Stepladder Award' 2018
"Vessel is both poignant and subtle. The minimal set and direction make way for
excellent writing to shine."
Five Star Review - The List

"O’Keeffe’s performance is multi-layered – she’s vulnerable,

strong, fallible and human"

The Stage