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  • Waiting for Godot, Programme Notes for audio-described and captioned performance at the Abbey Theatre, 20th May 2017

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    On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends await the arrival of the mysterious Godot. While waiting, they speculate, bicker, joke and ponder life’s greater questions. As dusk begins to fall, two figures appear on the horizon.

  • A Different Republic at the LAB Gallery 18th November 2016 – 5th February 2017

    Visitor Information for A Different Republic at the LAB Gallery, Foley Street Dublin 1
    18th November 2016 - 2nd February 2017
    A Different Republic features new commissions from visual artists Aideen Barry, Amanda Coogan, Corban Walker and Suzanne Walsh.

  • Anna Karenina at the Abbey Theatre, 14th January, 2017

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    Russia is changing. Rules have been broken. Chaos is looming. Families are falling apart.

    Marina Carr, one of the finest playwrights of our generation, brings a new perspective to Anna Karenina in this version of an epic love story.

    Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is an examination of a country in the midst of extraordinary change. Through the impact of one woman’s decision, it looks at the troubling cost of love on the human soul.

    Wayne Jordan (Oedipus, Twelfth Night, 16 Possible Glimpses) reunites with Marina Carr to bring this explosive story to life.

    Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 14th January, 2pm

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  • Mainstream Programme Notes for audio described and captioned performances in Project Arts Centre, 27th & 28th November, 2016

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    We share a history, we share a memory and they both share my heart.

    It’s that time of the year. A time that Eoin, Mary Anne and Jack all remember. They have all agreed to take part in a documentary. They have all lied to each other about what they are going to say on camera.

    Project Arts Centre and the Olivier Award-winning Fishamble: The New Play Company present a new play by Rosaleen McDonagh about truth, lies and the mainstreaming of people with disabilities.

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  • Donegal, Programme Notes for audio described performance at the Abbey Theatre, 12th November 2016

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    The Day family are Irish country music royalty and Irene is their queen. Her relatives are completely dependent on her success. But as Irene’s star fades the Days are facing financial destruction.

    A world premiere from one of the Ireland’s greatest playwrights Frank McGuinness, Donegal is a musical play about family, place and country music.

    Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 12 November, 2pm

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  • The Seagull Programme Notes for audio described performance at the Gaiety, October 2016

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    In the first of his great masterpieces, Chekhov sets this parade of unrequited love on a summer estate where, with a meticulous eye and unsentimental clarity, he exposes the ridiculousness of our longing. Here, the young clash with the old, the artists with the civil servants, and the traditional with the shock of the new.

    Audio described performance:
    15th October, 2.30pm. A touch tour will also be available pre-show.

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