Theatre: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (audio described and captioned performance)
17 Sep 2016 (Past)
- Audio Description
- ISL Interpreted
- Loop System
A major new co-production of this iconic war play by Frank McGuinness
On 1 July 1916, the 36th (Ulster) Division took part in one of the bloodiest battles in human history. The Battle of the Somme. One hundred years on, the Abbey Theatre presents a major new co-production of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme directed by Headlong’s Artistic Director, Jeremy Herrin.
This iconic war play by Frank McGuinness is a powerful portrayal of mortality, love and loss. In the extraordinary circumstances of World War 1, eight ordinary men are changed, changed utterly… What more have we to tell each other?
Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 17th September, 2pm
ISL performance: Thursday 21st July, 7.30pm
Tickets: €13 – €45 / €13 – €23 Concession.
In order for the Abbey to give you advice on best seating for all accessible performances, please contact the Box Office on 01 87 87 222 , or via email. You can also contact Lisa Farrelly via email or phone (01) 887 2216
Trailer for ‘Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme’
The house has grown cold. Ulster has grown lonely. We discourage guests.