Amanda Coogan, Dublin Theatre for the Deaf and Tiger Dublin Fringe present

Performance

YOU TOLD ME TO WASH AND CLEAN MY EARS

Dates: 16 Sep - 20 Sep

Show Time: 9.15pm

Tickets: €16.00 - €14.00 - €11.00

In 1972 the Deaf community came together at a time when they were institutionalised and marginalised in their first act of political awakening to protest the shooting dead of Eamonn  McDevitt by the British Army. Days before Bloody Sunday and weeks before its burning down, they  marched on the British embassy in Dublin.

you told me to wash and clean my ears, a new work springing from Deaf history weaves live art, community theatre and Irish Sign Language. Working collaboratively for the first time at Tiger Dublin Fringe, this performance goes back to look  forward to the recognition of ISL and the rights of Deaf people.

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Performed in ISL, Irish Sign Language but accessible to all.

Running time approx 1 hour

This project is gratefully supported by an Arts Council of Ireland’s Arts Participation Project Award, Dublin Theatre of the Deaf, ISL (Irish Sign Language) Recognition Campaign and Deaf Village Ireland

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