The Gods Weep focuses on the life of a CEO whose global business fragments around him as he loses his grip on reality. Colm has taken a lifetime to build his empire. With brutal rigor he has shaped the world around him in his own image. As time moves on his decision-making abilities increasingly fail him and the world he has created begins to fracture. The power struggle that ensues reveals the corruption and unstoppable forces at work in a world where corporate greed and national security frighteningly overlap.
"Admirable in its ambition and daring, in its willingness to take on huge themes such as destruction and redemption."- Sarah Hemming, Financial Times
"Kelly has the courage to think big and the piece is strewn with unnerving images" - Kate Bassett¸ Independent
"A grimly surreal vision of war and terror… this play is a welcome example of ambitious new writing"- Aleks Sierz, Tribune