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Blue Raincoat Present
Dates: 26 Feb - 10 Mar
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €16 - €20
Preview: 26 Feb €16
Matinee: 03 Mar and 10 Mar 3pm €18
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold . . . safe return doubtful.”
Ireland’s longest running theatre ensemble, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, return to Project to perform Shackleton, a story of endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea.
A visual feast and the tale of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton’s escape from the Antarctic told by an ensemble cast, complemented by original footage and scaled puppetry.
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Duration: 80 minutes, no interval
Director: Niall Henry
Designer: Jamie Vartan
Sound: Joe Hunt
Lighting: Barry McKinney
Cast: John Carty, Barry Cullen, Sandra O Malley and Brian F Devaney
About the company
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are a venue-based professional theatre ensemble. Both the company and their venue, The Factory Performance Space, were founded in 1991. Every year they produce between four and six professional productions with an emphasis on staging modern European classics, new writing and new adaptations for stage. Employing a repertory system they tour productions throughout Ireland and internationally.
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