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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
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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