The Performance Corporation and Breda Cashe in association with Project Arts Centre present

Performance

THE DEAD / AN OPERA

Dates: 08 Dec - 12 Dec

Show Time: 8.00pm

Tickets: €13.50 - € 22

Preview: 8 December
Dates: 9 – 12 December
Matinee: 12 December 3.00pm

Real Deal: All preview tickets 8 December just €15
Full Price: €22
Concession: €18

Earlybird tickets: Book before 24 November and save 25%
Limited earlybird tickets available at €16.50/€13.50

The Dead, an opera based on The Dead by James Joyce

James Joyce’s best-loved short story The Dead is given a thrilling new operatic treatment.

This new version taps into the deep vein of musical references running through original story, taking us on journey exploring life, love and death.

Acclaimed Irish composer Ellen Cranitch and award-winning playwright Tom Swift have created a pared back musical telling of Joyce’s classic story that is by turns theatrical, hilarious and tragic.

Directed by Jo Mangan, four singers accompanied by a string quartet conjure the atmosphere of a Christmas party inhabited by Joyce’s vibrant characters.

Listen to a track from The Dead. performed by Ruth McGill here.


 

Running time: 70 min

Post-Show Discussion: Thursday 10 December in association with the James Joyce Centre


 

The Dead, an opera based on The Dead by James Joyce

Produced by The Performance Corporation and Breda Cashe

Music by Ellen Cranitch

Libretto by Tom Swift

Directed by Jo Mangan

Design by Niamh Lunny

Cast: Clare Barrett, Lisa Lambe, Ruth McGill, Rory Musgrave


 

Supported by the Arts Council, Culture Ireland, Project Arts Centre and Kildare County Council


 

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To find out how much you could save, contact Andrew on 01 8819613 or andrew@projectartscentre.ie

 

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