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Dates: 27 Mar - 19 Apr
How would you feel if you discovered that your life, your identity and the content of your memory were based on a trick of the mind, a powerful illusion, a dream? How would you feel if you learned that your future was being determined by political manipulation, paranoid superstition and the capricious swings of a volatile personality? Four centuries after it was written, Calderón’s play presents a world strikingly like our own – a world of spin and international conflict, where those in power live in fear of being overthrown. A playful, poetic and powerful thriller about life, love and liberty. Rough Magic presents a provocative contemporary production of one of the greatest plays of the European theatre.
Director TOM CREED
Designer CONOR MURPHY
Lighting Designer SINÉAD MCKENNA
Composer DENIS CLOHESSY Cast includes
PETER DALY, ANDREA IRVINE, MARK LAMBERT, RONAN LEAHY, DARA MACMATHUNA, BARRY MCGOVERN, SIOBHAN MCSWEENEY, WILL O’CONNELL, SHANE O’REILLY, HILARY O’SHAUGHNESSY, PAUL REID, MARK ROGERS
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February 10 2020, at 05:04pm
Project Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Marketing, Communications & Engagement team. We are delighted to welcome Veronica Dyas (Access & Engagement Officer), Sorcha FitzGerald (Marketing & Communications Officer) and Astrid Newman (Marketing & Communications Officer) to the Project family. The team will work to further develop audiences and grow opportunities for engagement across our busy performance and visual arts programmes. Welcome to the big blue building! Veronica Dyas joins the team in the brand new position of part-time Access & Engagement Officer. Veronica is an artist working through theatre, new text & installation. Facilitation, Action & LOVE…Read More
February 03 2020, at 05:51pm
This month critically acclaimed choreographer Philip Connaughton brings his beautiful, sparkling, laugh-out-loud meditation on the fear of forgetting and of being forgotten to Cork and Dublin venues. Mamafesta Memorialising, which enjoyed its successful international premiere in France last year, is woven from inspirations including musical theatre, Bruce Forsythe’s Generation Game and most importantly, Philip’s mum Madeleine, who has senile dementia. Philip made his last piece, Assisted Solo, about her. But it wasn’t enough. He still has more to do and more to say. He’s worried that what’s happening to her will happen to him. His latest testimony to an ever-evolving,…Read More