Irish plays – cast announced…

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We’re very excited to be performing at World Museum Liverpool as part of Liverpool Irish Festival this October.

In a programme of three of short plays, we explore the theme of ‘the undead’ and how Irish peasantry’s relationship between the living and dead was full of mysticism and myth.

Three plays: Riders to the Sea & The Shadow of the Glen by JM Synge and Purgatory by WB Yeats.

Riders to the Sea – JM Synge

Maurya the an old woman – Patricia Birkett
Bartley her son – Tom Dinsdale
Catherine her daughter – Linda McGrath
Nora, and a younger daughter – Clare Hurst
Men and Women – members of the cast

The Shadow of the Glen – JM Synge

Dan Burke, farmer and herd – Les James
Nora Burke, his wife – Tess Dunbavin
Michael Dara a young man herd – Darneil Owens
A Tramp – Joe Wilson

Purgatory – WB Yeats

A  boy – Craig Sharkey
An old man – Mike James

World Museum Liverpool

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 OCTOBER

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