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The Everyman, in association with Cork Midsummer Festival and Project Arts Centre, presents
Dates: 27 Jun - 01 Jul
Show Time: 7.30pm
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Meet the freaks of Riley’s Odditorium: Countess Marketa, an armless bearded lady; Tiny, the world’s fattest man; Millie and Lillie, the Siamese twins and Serena the mermaid. This travelling freak show is nearing the end of the road, with fewer and fewer people buying tickets to the show. Futureproof is about their quest to find the answer to the age old question of performance: how to give audiences what they want?
During its award-winning first run in Scotland in 2011, Futureproof asks us to think about the struggle for self-hood and bodily autonomy; a theme which continues to have relevance in Ireland today.
In association with Project Arts Centre, Cork Midsummer and The Everyman, Futureproof reunites writer Lynda Radley and director Tom Creed in a stunning new production set to premiere in their old stomping ground at Cork Midsummer Festival.
‘There are not enough stars for this utterly draw-you-in drama.’ ★★★★★ Edinburghguide.com
‘Endearing, funny, finally sad, this is 90 minutes of rich wisdom about imagination, individuality and comradeship’ The Times
‘…strikes exactly the right note, namely that strangeness is not otherness.’ Financial Times
Written by Lynda Radley
Directed by Tom Creed
Starring Gerard Byrne, Amy Conroy, Michael Glenn Murphy, Gillian McCarthy, Gina Moxley, Julie Sharkey & Ayoola Smart
Set Designer Paul O’Mahony
Lighting Designer Sinéad McKenna
Costume Designer Deirdre Dwyer
Sound Designer/Composer Michael John McCarthy
Kindly supported by the Arts Council
The Everyman is one of the leading presenting and producing theatres in Ireland and is a vibrant cultural hub for the people of Cork. The Everyman aspires to be a beacon of inspirational storytelling and performance, to provide experiences which have the power to alter perspectives and make the heart beat a little bit faster.
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