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THEATRE: The Wrens by Dan Colley
Saturday 22nd April, 2023 - 14:00€4 – €28
An odd collection of tricksters live in the gorse bushes at the edge of the town. They’re best left alone, the townsfolk say. We’ve nothing to do with them. What they don’t say is; except the odd healing spell, love cure, hair-cut, or to burn them out of their nests once a year. This magic-realist piece for audiences aged 8+ is a poignant, funny, and wildly speculative interpretation of history and myths.
A new piece from Dan Colley (A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, Lost Lear) is bound to captivate and inspire.
Co-commissioned by Draiocht and co-produced by Riverbank Arts Centre, supported both by Fishamble’s New Play Clinic and The Ark; funded by the Arts Council of Ireland.
Written by Dan Colley,
with Osaro Azama, Venetia Bowe, Karen McCartney & Maeve Stone
Music by Maeve Stone
Directed by Dan Colley
Produced by Matthew Smyth
Set and Costume Design Molly O’Cathain
Sound Design Alma Kelliher
Lighting Design Suzie Cummins
Dramaturg Amanda Piesse
Costume Supervisor/ Assistant Costume Designer Saoirse O’Shea
Hair and Makeup Design Michelle Ruane
Stage Manager Evie McGuinness
Assistant Stage Manager Sarah Purcell
Chief LX Adrian Moylan
Production Manager Eoin Kilkenny
Graphic Design Sarah Moloney