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“…gently disarms you, warms you with its affectionate humour and beguiles you with the mood of shared reverie.” ***** Herald Scotland ***** ”…this already highly successful and award winning show is, as the Nat King Cole song in the show says, Unforgettable.” Irene Brown, The Edinburgh Guide on SWIMMING WITH MY MOTHER **** SWIMMING WITH MY MOTHER is a gorgeous duet that induces both tears and laughter…….A swimming teacher her whole life, Madge also loves dancing and Bolger’s choreography perfectly brings the two together. Kelly Apter, The Scotsman **** The dynamics of the mother-son relationship are not just an end in themselves but open up a meditation on what it means to pass on a skill you love, or a joy in movement. A gentle, joyful, intergenerational gem. Lizzie Steward, The Shimmy Skinny The companionship of mother and son seeped onto the stage in David Bolger’s wonderfully gentle, perfectly formed duet….. SEONA MACRÉAMOINN Irish Theatre Magazine
Project Arts Centre presents
Dates: 08 Apr - 12 Apr
Show Time: 8.15pm
Tickets: €16 - €12
A stage duet embodying the relationship between a mother and son and their mutual love for swimming and dancing. In this intimate dance, shared pasts intertwine and build gently like a rising tide. Life stories are told with humour to the sultry tones of Nat King Cole.
SWIMMING WITH MY MOTHER was presented in Dublin, Paris and Edinburgh and was Winner of Best Production Award at the Limerick Unfringed 2011 and received an Argus Angel Award at Brighton Festival 2012.
It premiered as a work-in-progress at Project Arts Centre Cube as part of the Dublin Dance Festival 2010.
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