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Dates: 23 May - 26 May
Show Time: 7.45pm
Tickets: €10 - 14
Preview: 23 May
Matinee: 26 May at 2pm
Post Show Discussion: 25 May
Up the Liberties!
My Son My Son is the story of The Mother. She has one son, hence the title. This play won’t pass the Bechdel Test. That’s deliberate. All characters are female. Men only exist off stage, somewhere else, doing other things.
Her best friend is Mary, they’ve been friends since they were 7. Mary is childless, but married. The Mother’s never been married. She’s against it really. They’re strong liberal women from The Liberties in Dublin’s South Inner City, a bit bet down by the life when we meet them.
There’s a lot going on, we’ve a lot of drama in our lives. That’s not what’s really important, but we’ll use that to try to get to what is. We need to stop pretending that class isn’t a real thing. It is. Still.
Anyway. We want to connect. We need to. There’s a lot to do.
My Son My Son is a new play from Veronica Dyas inspired by Bertolt Brecht’s learning play, ‘The Mother’
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Veronica Dyas is an artist working primarily through theatre, new text & installation. Facilitation, Action and LOVE are crucial to her practice. She works regularly with communities of identity, purpose and/or place, experience includes SAOL Project, Dublin’s Culture Connects; Artistic Director of the inaugural NEIC Halloween Festival; Roundabout Youth Theatre, Dublin Youth Theatre, The Abbey Theatre’s Community & Education Department and Focus Ireland. ‘In My Bed’, Dublin Fringe Festival 2011 marked a shift in her practice toward embodied autobiographical work. She presented her creative research project HERE & NOW (2012-2015) exploring housing, homelessness, and the practice of walking at Project Arts Centre & SCIENCE GALLERY, the culminating performance ‘i live here now’ is part of Where We Live presented by THISISPOPBABY with St. Patrick’s Festival in March. Veronica studied Drama & Theatre Studies with Sociology at Trinity College Dublin and holds an MA in Text & Performance Studies from RADA & King’s College London.
Written & Directed by: Veronica Dyas
Actor & Associate Artist: Lauren Larkin
Actor, Associate Artist & Dramaturg: Amy Conroy
Actor: Ericka Roe
Set & Lighting Design & Associate Artist: Ciarán O’Melia
Sound Design by: Carl Kennedy
Costume Design by: Sarah Foley
Stage Manager: Fiona Keller
Composer (final song): Seán Millar
Photography by: Louis Haugh
PR & Marketing – Carla Rogers
Workshop Leader & Facilitator – Ciara O’Sullivan
Designated Code of Conduct Liaison Officer/Guardian: Betty Duffy
Featuring the voices of: Seán Dyas & Pat Mc Grath
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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
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