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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
Show Time: 7.45pm
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 stage and was acclaimed by critics and the public alike during its world premiere run at the Everyman in 2017.
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Written by: Kevin Barry
Directed by: Caitríona McLaughlin
Cast: Siobhán McSweeney and Peter Campion
Sound Design: Carl Kennedy
Costume and Set Design: Deirdre Dwyer
Design: John Crudden
April 20 2018, at 03:34pm
We are painting over the Maser Mural (again) The Charities Regulator has informed Project Arts Centre that the display of Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ artwork is ‘political activity’ and that we are therefore in breach of the Charities Act 2009 and not in line with our ‘charitable purpose’. Should the artwork not be removed, we risk losing our charitable status. Project Arts Centre respects the authority of the Charities Regulator and will comply with their order to remove Maser’s artwork. Fiona Slevin, Chair of Project Arts Centre said: “The Board and executive of Project are conscious of their obligations under…Read More
April 10 2018, at 10:29am
Since it was founded in 1966, Project Arts Centre has always placed the vision and freedom of expression of the artist at the centre of our work. We believe that all art is, in some way or other, indelibly political because it relates to the workings of the society from which it emerges. This artwork by Maser was first programmed at Project Arts Centre in July 2016 and was removed due to planning legislation. According to The Planning & Development Regulations 2001, Schedule 2, Part 2, Exempted Developments, Class 14, the mural is not subject to planning permission in the…Read More