The Blue Boy goes on tour
Project Artists Brokentalkers received a standing ovation for their award-winning The Blue Boy this weekend when they returned to Project for a two-night run.
The Blue Boy, produced by Project Arts Centre and with the generous support of the Arts Council, is currently on a nationwide tour. If you’ve not been lucky enough to catch this amazing show so far you still can at the following venues. Just click on the links to book your tickets.
The Lyric, Belfast 16 Apr
Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire 19 Apr
Town Hall, Galway 27 Apr
Drogheda Arts Festival, 29 Apr
Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow 7 May
Following its 2011 debut at Dublin Theatre Festival The Blue Boy has travelled to Australia, France, Spain, Portugal and Italy. We’re delighted to have Brokentalkers back on home soil to tour this compelling work.
The Blue Boy deals with the experiences of men and women who were incarcerated as children in Catholic residential care institutions, combining startling choreography with live music, multimedia, and film, alongside recorded testimony from men and women who resided in Catholic care institutions.
Praise for The Blue Boy
“The Blue Boy is simply that good and not to be missed under any circumstance”
Brokentalker’s present a piece that is both stylistically innovative and thought-provoking in its fight against a culture of silence
The Reviews Hub
“powerfully physical, haunting material”
The Financial Times
“a sophisticated and ambitious blend of technology and live performance”
Sunday Business Post
“a brilliantly intricate staging that achieves a compellingly ritualistic quality”
The Irish Times