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"This is a brilliant play, full of wit and sentiment." Irish Independent
"An engaging, quirky and inventive night of theatre… Director Caitriona McLoughlin has brought this highly entertaining new play to life with crackling energy" Exeunt Magazine
"The gorgeous performance of this cast brings the play’s point home: a family’s history and reputation can never be spun clean." Sunday Times Magazine
The Everyman and Project Arts Centre present
Dates: 08 May - 12 May
Tickets: €18 - €20
Following the success of its world premiere in 2017, Kevin Barry’s dark comedy, Autumn Royal returns to Project Arts Centre.
A dark, dark comedy set on the northside of Cork city, this play is about life and death, love and hate, hysterical dependency, jealousy, rage, horror, and homicidal notions – or, in other words, it’s a play about a family.
May and Timothy are looking after the father – the father has long since taken to the bed. Their own lives are curtailed, closed down, and they’re not getting any younger. Should they stay or should they go?
Kevin Barry is the multi-award winning writer of the novels Beatlebone and City Of Bohane and the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. Autumn Royal is his first piece written originally for the stage, hailed as a ‘first-rate work’ by The Irish Independent.
Written by Kevin Barry
Directed by Caitriona McLaughlin
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We’re thrilled to announce the participants and mentors for MAKE 2018! MAKE is an artist development programme and residency initiative of Cork Midsummer Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, Project Arts Centre and Theatre Forum Ireland. "For the last 10 years MAKE has provided artists with a unique opportunity to develop new work, build relationships with Irish and international colleagues and receive mentorships from some of the world’s most brilliant artists, curators and dramaturgs. I am delighted that Project continues to to be part of such an initiative and to be bringing such a fantastic group of artists and mentors together at…Read More
January 25 2018, at 10:32am
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