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Dates: 16 Dec - 16 Dec
Excitement hits the island of Inishmore and the sleepy village of Inishmaan when the local gossip, Johnnypateeenmike, announces that a Hollywood film crew is coming to film a movie on a nearby island. No one wants to go more than the orphaned cripple Billy. After a life of teasing from his neighbors like the tempestuous Slippy Helen and her brother Bartley, Cripple Billy longs to escape the island and his life with his well-meaning but crazy foster aunts. When he sets sail for the film set to chase his dreams, he finds answers to questions he never could have found in Inishmaan, but finds that those same answers lead him home.
‘McDonagh’s… comic talent appears unlimited, and he also has a way…of mixing up his humor with a touch of the poet and a profound sense of tragedy always dangerously lurking on comedy’s untidy fringe. In short, young McDonagh is a playwright to reckon with’
The New York Post
Director DAVID HORAN
Lighting EAMON FOX
Set MARIE TIERNEY Cast
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August 30 2019, at 11:13am
Welcome to a brand new season of theatre, dance, performance and visual art at Project Arts Centre. We can’t wait for you to experience some of the many exhilarating, thought provoking and fun events and collaborations we’ve assembled for you throughout the 2019/20 season. We’ll be announcing more works for the season in the coming months, but in the meantime, we have over 40 productions, events and exhibitions for you to experience. This year we have approached our programme in a new way. We want to take you beyond a list of events and instead put an equal focus on…Read More
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More