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Pat and Faye Shortt tour ‘Well’ at University Concert Hall on April 2

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Pat and Faye Shortt tour – Pat and daughter Faye Shortt are bringing their ‘Well’ tour all across Ireland, hitting UCH on Friday, April 2.

Pat and Faye Shortt tour ‘Well’ at University Concert Hall on April 2

By I Love Limerick Correspondent Ann Mc Donald 

Pat and Faye Shortt tour Pat and Faye have created two online comedy shows together and are delighted to finally go on tour

Pat and Faye have created two online comedy shows together and are delighted to finally go on tour

The long-awaited Pat and Faye Shortt tour ‘Well’ will be performed live at University Concert Hall Limerick on Friday, April 2, 2022.

The father and daughter comedic duo are delighted to be back on stage and are touring all around Ireland this coming Spring.

The Pat and Faye Shortt show ‘Well’ follows the unfortunate demise of Dad and Daughter Country and Irish music duo as they do their best to rise to the heights of their local music scene by playing a gig in the town’s hotel.

‘Well’ showcases the extraordinary comedy talents of the pair and their amazing ability to bring humour to the most everyday situation with an array of remarkably funny characters.

The pair have written and performed two online comedy shows together, ‘The Wellness Hour with Paaah and Sile’, and ‘Pat Shortt’s Comedy Heads’,which both received amazing feedback. 

Pat Shortt is a household name in Ireland after creating the RTÉ show Killinaskully and the hit song “The Jumbo Breakfast Roll.” His daughter Faye is a graduate of the Gaiety School of acting, and ‘Well’ will be her first time performing on a live tour. 

The duo works brilliantly together, and Faye has told I Love Limerick that she and her father have a great time when working together, saying, “I see dad more like a friend when we work together, this helps majorly when creating work because there needs to be an air of play and fun to create comedy.

Never in a million years did I think I would end up working with my dad, I feel very privileged to have been asked to work alongside him. I look up to my dad a lot and have learnt invaluable traits from him. Dad’s work ethic is remarkable and has always inspired me to give 100%. The film industry is not easy and can be very disheartening especially when you first begin the audition process. Dad taught me to never wait around for the auditions to come in but to create work for yourself, to put yourself out there and keep creating the work for yourself. To be honest, myself and dad have great craic when we work together, I see dad more like a friend when we work together, this helps majorly when creating work because there needs to be an air of play and fun to create comedy.”

‘Well’ is presented by the Shortt Comedy Theatre Company and takes place at UCH on Friday, April 2, 2022. Tickets are €30.

To get tickets to the Faye and Pat Shortt tour show at UCHL go HERE 

For more stories about Pat Shortt go HERE 

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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