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Tribes at Dublin Theatre Festival

Theatre: Tribes at Dublin Theatre Festival, (Irish Sign Language Interpreted performance)

13 Oct 2017 (Past)

Gate Theatre

The Irish premiere of this award-winning play relocates the action from leafy suburban Hampstead to South County Dublin where Billy, born deaf into a hearing family, struggles to define who he is within his highly intellectual, yet emotionally possessive, clan.

With excoriating dialogue and sharp, compassionate insights, Nina Raine crafts a penetrating, deeply moving and shockingly funny play.

Oonagh Murphy, one of Ireland’s brightest directing talents makes her debut at the Gate with this play about belonging, family and the limitations of communication.

Contains strong language. Age guidance 14+

Fiercely intelligent, caustically funny and emotionally wrenching piece about communication, belonging, and identity. The Independent

A smart lively play that asks us to hear how we hear, in silence as well as in speech. New York Times

Irish Sign Language Interpreted Performance: October 13th, 7.30pm
Duration: Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes, including interval.
Tickets: €25 – €38
Book your tickets here.

The Gate Theatre is funded through the Arts Council’s Regularly Funded Organisations funding programme.

Cast and Creative
Directed by Oonagh Murphy
Cast includes: Fiona Bell, Clare Dunne, Nick Dunning, Gavin Drea
Set and Costume Design: Conor Murphy
Lighting Design: Mimi Jordan Sherin
Sound Design: Ivan Birthistle
Projection Design: Jack Phelan


Dublin Theatre Festival
Gate Theatre
Irish Sign Language Interpreted Performance
ISL interpretation
ISL performance