Talks and Readings / 18-27 January 2012


Show Time: 8:00pm

Talks & discussions
Space Upstairs
THEATREclub will host a series of post-show panel discussions to accompany their new production THE FAMILYTHEATREclub makes theatre that is about what’s happening now, to us, in Ireland and is focused on creating work that interrogates, asks questions and starts conversations.  The aim of these panel discussions is to further explore the issues and themes highlighted in the show in order to continue the conversation with their audience.Spirit of the Fringe winners THEATREclub are back with a play that just might be about you and EVERYONE you know.
Find out more about The Family here.
Weds, 18 Jan 2012
“…because after all, you can choose your friends…”- The representation of ‘The Family’ on the Irish Stage.
Panel Guests include Actor Tom Hickey and Theatre Critic Peter Crawley
Mon, 23 Jan 2012
“Only a man would do that” – The Role of Women in Irish Families
Panel Guests include Traveller Activist, Catherine Joyce, Victoria White, Journalist and author of Mother Ireland, and Niamh O’Connell author of The Mama’s Hip blog.
Tues, 24th Jan 2012
“Please don’t take my chairs!”- The Irish People Are Being Slowly Boiled…a discussion on cuts to our communities
Panel Guests include Rita Fagan of the Family Resource Centre, St. Michael’s Estate
Weds 25 Jan 2012
“I think it’s time for you to go home now” – Addiction and its effects on Irish Families
Panel Guests include Frances Black, founder of The Rise Foundation and Graham Ryall of The Rialto Community Drugs Team
Thurs 26 Jan 2012
“You’re no man!” – Masculinities in the Irish Family
Panel Guests include Professor Brian Singleton, Trinity College and Writer & Journalist John Waters
Fri 27 January 2012
“The Ireland that We Dreamed of” – The Ireland We’re Living In Today
Panel Guests TBC
THEATREclub are part of PROJECT CATALYST, an initiative of Project Arts Centre.

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