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Dates: 26 Jun - 26 Jun
THE EARLY BIRD
People don’t just disappear – do they?
Debbie and Jack face every parents nightmare when their child disappears, leaving them to deal with a gaping hole thats been left in their lives forever.
How will they go on without her, and what happens to a relationship when you realise that youre no longer the people you used to be?
Two lives changed forever, The Early Bird journeys deep inside the troubled minds and fractured relationship of an ordinary couple, unlocking the door to the darkest corners of the human mind.
What the critics thought:
“It’s difficult to imagine a more seamlessly executed and innovative realisation…than this Natural Shocks production directed by Donnacadh O’Briain” The Independent
… electrifying… The Independent on Sunday
…the performances mesmerizing. Theatrereviews
What the audience thought:
“Thought provoking, moving and beautifully executed”
“… beautifully done, classy and powerful.”
“I thought it was great….. what theatre should be!”
“… It’s really stunning and quite the most exciting thing I’ve seen in a long time…”
Read Irish Theatre Magazine’s featuring on The Early Bird here.
Contains some strong language.
Suitable Ages 16+
Performance Dates, Tickets and Information
8 – 26 JUN 2010~ Tickets
*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.
BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613
Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email firstname.lastname@example.org (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating
Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.
Before the show, why not…?
…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer
Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just 5. Ask at box office for more information. Hungry?
Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just 12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.
And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.milano
THE EARLY BIRD
WRITTEN BY LEO BUTLER
DIRECTED BY DONNACADH O’BRIAIN
CAST: CATHERINE CUSACK, ALEX PALMER
SOUND DESIGN & COMPOSITION: PHILIP STEWART
LIGHTING DESIGN: PAUL KEOGAN
PRODUCTION MANAGER: TIM HIGHMAN
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: AMY DRAPER
COSTUME ASSISTANT: SARA POLONGHINI
STAGE MANAGER: ALI GRAHAM
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER: JENNIFER GREEN
SET CONSTRUCTION: PT CONSTRUCTION & CHRIS BARNHAM
REHEARSAL SPACE: 14TH RICHMIND VIKING SCOUT BOATING AND THEATRE 34
PHOTOGRAPHY: STUART ALLEN
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