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  • Katie Roche at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 23rd September 2017

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    Katie is young, impulsive and illegitimate. When she rushes into a marriage with a man twice her age, she struggles to conform. Will she learn to live with her decision?

    Audio described performance on 23 September 2017 at 2pm.

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  • Jimmy’s Hall, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance at the Abbey Theatre, 19th August, 2017

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    Jimmy’s Hall tells the true story of Leitrim farmer Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported from his own country. His crime was to build a dance hall where he encouraged the local community to learn, to argue and to dream, but above all to dance and have fun.

    Audio described performance on 19th August 2017 at 2pm.

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  • Room at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 22nd July 2017

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    Kidnapped as a teenage girl, Ma has been locked inside a purpose built room in her captor’s garden for seven years.

    Audio described performance on 22 July 2017 at 2pm.

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  • Waiting for Godot at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 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.

    Audio described performance on 20 May 2017 at 2pm.

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

    Visitor Audio 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.#

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  • Anna Karenina at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 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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