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  • Master Class: An Audience With Maria Callas, Audio Described Performance at Smock Alley Theatre, 27th May 2023

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    Winner of the 1996 Tony Award for Best Play.

    Passionate, fascinating and supremely talented, Maria Callas remains the pinnacle of operatic stardom. Famous for musical virtuosity, elegance and a sharp temper, Callas was a unique and towering talent.

    Terrence McNally’s award-winning play invites an audience in to hear Callas speak in her own voice. Inspired by a series of real masterclasses given at The Juilliard School NY, we encounter Callas’ public lessons about music and performance as well as some of her most private and intimate memories.

  • Ghosts at the Abbey Theatre, Audio Described Performance, 13th May 2023

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    A Landmark Productions and Abbey Theatre co-production.

    After several years abroad, Helena Alving’s son has returned home. He carries with him a terrifying secret.

    Ibsen’s Ghosts, one of the greatest plays ever written, is a devastating moral thriller in which ideas of love, duty and family are mercilessly put to the test.

  • The Race at The Ark, Audio Described Performance, 18th May – 21st May 2023

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    An exciting dance piece for children aged 4+ inspired by Aesop’s Fables, presented by The Ark, Dublin Dance Festival and Arts & Disability Ireland.

    From acclaimed international choreographer, Marc Brew, The Race entwines three of Aesop’s Fables to create a fun, interactive and colourful world of animals, puppets, theatre and movement.

  • The Ocean at the Edge of the Lane at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Audio Described Performance, 1st April 2023

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    From the imagination of Neil Gaiman, best-selling author of Coraline, Good Omens and The Sandman (now a major Netflix series), comes the National Theatre Great Britain’s major new stage adaptation of The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

    This five-star spectacular from the producers of War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship, taking audiences on an epic journey to a childhood once forgotten and the darkness that lurks at the very edge of it.

  • Tales from the Holywell at the Abbey Theatre, Audio described performance, 17th February 2023

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    ‘I’m searching in the murk of my own past, looking for clues as to how I can live now, today. History around me. History within me.’

    This world premiere Abbey production is a journey through Damien Dempsey’s life.

    Directed by acclaimed Irish writer and director Conor McPherson, Tales from the Holywell sees one of Ireland’s great musical storytellers appear and perform onstage like never before.

  • The Weir at the Abbey Theatre, Audio described performance 7th January, 2023

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    Gathered at the pub on a windy night in rural Ireland, the landlord and his regulars share old stories with Valerie, a young woman who has recently arrived from Dublin.

    At turns ghostly and mesmerising, their tales draw Valerie into their world – but it is her story that stops the men in their tracks.

    Directed by Caitríona McLaughlin, this major new staging of The Weir promises a spellbinding winter production for the Abbey stage.