Media Centre - Audio
Jimmy’s Hall at the Abbey Theatre, 19th August, 2017
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.
Room at the Abbey Theatre, 22nd July, 2017
Kidnapped as a teenage girl, Ma has been locked inside a purpose built room in her captor’s garden for seven years.
Waiting for Godot at the Abbey Theatre, 20th May 2017
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.
Jess Thom & Niamh Ní Chonchubhair Interview
Jess Thom aka Touretteshero talks to Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, Programmer at axis: Ballymun about ‘Backstage in Biscuit Land,’ and the importance of presenting high quality arts and disability work on our stages and increasing accessibility for everyone to theatre.
Presented at Dublin Theatre Festival 2016 by Arts & Disability Ireland and axis:Ballymun with funding from Arts Council, Ireland and British Council.
Anna Karenina at the Abbey Theatre, 14th January, 2017
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