05-05 December 2003


Tickets: 8

Three actresses, marooned on meringue-like frocks, perched like cherries on some absurd confection, are part of a chorus for an epic production of The Trojan Women. Between their moments of glory as tableau-fodder, they bicker,play,take the piss and blatently lie until eventually, the layers are peeled away.

‘a major piece of theatre’ The Guardian

‘a brave, moving and quietly ground-breaking show’ The Scotsman

Graeae Theatre Company are Britain’s foremost performance company of disabled theatre practitioners. As well as the performances of PEELING, the company will host a workshop for professional artists (disabled and able bodied) on Friday 24th Oct at Project (3pm-6pm)

Booking essential and places can be reserved at the box office, price €10. A seminar titled “What Are You looking At? Representing Disability” on the aesthetics of disability will be held in Project on Sat 25th Oct (9.30 – 1.30), admission free.

As seating is limited, places should be reserved in advance. The panel will be chaired by Project’s Artistic Director Willie White, and will consist of Jenny Sealey, Peter Kearns, Donal Toolan and MIchael Caven. The seminar will be opened by Helena Kennedy QC, chairperson of the British Council.      

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