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World Premiere

Theatre | Dance | Ireland

Theatre | Ireland

Ériu in association with An Taibhdhearc

Rough Magic and glór in association with Galway International Arts Festival and Kilkenny Arts Festival


created by | cruthaithe ag Breandán de Gallaí

‘She is like a mad woman … a mad woman who is seeking everywhere for lovers’ WHEN & WHERE

An Taibhdhearc Middle Street 11–20 July, 7.30pm Previews 11–13 July Matinee 20 July, 2pm No show 14 July Tickets €20 – €25 Duration 1 hour 15 minutes No interval Performed in Irish with English surtitles

Ériu’s unique production of Salomé is a dance and Irish language interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s classic. Visually compelling, the show is a commentary on the brutality of evil and on the vulnerability of the human condition. Through the voice, body, and music, which are seamlessly united, each inciting and arousing the other, de Gallaí has created a dance work that is at once beautiful and terrifying. Leagan Gaeilge agus gluaiseachta atá sa léiriú úrnua seo de shárdhráma Oscar Wilde, Salómae. Léiriú éachtach agus físiúil é ina n–úsáidtear téamaí atá go fós ábhartha sa lá atá inniu ann chun brúidiúlacht an olcais a phlé agus an leochaileacht dhaonna a chur i láthair.



written by Fergal McElherron directed by Lynne Parker cast Simone Kirby and Penny Layden

‘Everything meets there. Anord. Everything crashes there; the waves crash into the land, the sky crashes into the sea, the wind crashes against your body.’ Twin sisters Fea and Caireen, living on a harsh, remote island, are raising a boy together. Abandoned by their mother at a young age and left in their teens to fend for themselves by their troubled father, the women have created their own emotional ecosystem. While Caireen embraces motherhood Fea struggles as she watches the boy grow in the likeness of his father whose body lies buried beneath the hawthorn tree. Cleft — a visceral story of one family’s unrelenting will to survive — and ultimately to make choices based on instinct. The Creative Team also includes Zia Bergin–Holly and Carl Kennedy.


O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway 22–27 July, 6pm Matinees 25 & 27 July 2pm Tickets €22 – €25 Duration 1 hour 15 minutes approx. No interval Backstage at the Festival 23 July Post–show talk with the company Moderator, Catherine Morris, NUI Galway # GI AF19 23

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Galway International Arts Festival Programme 2019  

Ireland's leading International Arts Festival, 15 - 28 July 2019. #GIAF19

Galway International Arts Festival Programme 2019  

Ireland's leading International Arts Festival, 15 - 28 July 2019. #GIAF19