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‘Deeply moving theatre’ Irish Examiner
Blue Raincoat Present
Dates: 26 Feb - 10 Mar
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €16 - €20
Preview: 26 Feb €16
Matinee: 03 Mar and 10 Mar 3pm €18
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold . . . safe return doubtful.”
Ireland’s longest running theatre ensemble, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, return to Project to perform Shackleton, a story of endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea.
A visual feast and the tale of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton’s escape from the Antarctic told by an ensemble cast, complemented by original footage and scaled puppetry.
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Duration: 80 minutes, no interval
There will be a post show discussion following the performance on Wednesday 7th March
Director: Niall Henry
Designer: Jamie Vartan
Sound: Joe Hunt
Lighting: Barry McKinney
Cast: John Carty, Barry Cullen, Sandra O Malley and Brian F Devaney
About the company
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are a venue-based professional theatre ensemble. Both the company and their venue, The Factory Performance Space, were founded in 1991. Every year they produce between four and six professional productions with an emphasis on staging modern European classics, new writing and new adaptations for stage. Employing a repertory system they tour productions throughout Ireland and internationally.
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…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