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Dates: 07 Jan - 10 Jan
Paula Spencer is one of life’s survivors. An alcoholic and victim of domestic abuse, her story is one of a woman who with humour, courage and unflinching honesty, learns how to live once again.
Adapted from Roddy Doyle’s novels Paula Spencer and The Woman Who Walked into Doors, this one woman show is a moving testimony of addiction, maternal love and an indomitable spirit.
Paula Spencer, la femme qui se cognait dans les portes, is a Franco-Irish collaboration uniting the acclaimed French director Michel Abécassis with the Irish-born actress Olwen Fouéré.
There will be a post-show discussion with Roddy Doyle, Olwen Fouéré, Michel Abécassis and Jean Guy Lecat following the show on 8 January.
A photographic exhibition by Francis Peyrat, displaying production shots will be displayed in the upper foyer for the duration of the show. Performed in French with English subtitles
“For 70 minutes, Fouéré captivates, mesmerizes”
The Irish Times
“A startling performance from Fouéré”
Peter Crawley, Irish Times
By Roddy Doyle, adapted by Michel Abécassis in collaboration with Olwen Fouéré
Director Michel Abécassis
Performed by Olwen Fouéré
Set, Lighting and Costume design Jean-Guy Lecat
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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
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