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February 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Friday 8th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Saturday 9th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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March 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Barren Rock Productions presents: An Evening with Oscar Wilde

Thursday 7th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Join actor Richard Lynch and share the triumph and tragedy of one of the greatest writers of English Literature, Oscar Wilde. Wilde’s timeless comedy of manners The Importance of Being Earnest made him the toast of London Society. His gripping account of the condemned man’s final days before execution, resonate to this day in his riveting poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Interspersed throughout is a lightly sketched commentary on Wilde’s life. From his early childhood, Oxford University, the pinnacle…

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May 2019

KYT presents: HAMLET

Thursday 2nd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 7:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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KYT presents: HAMLET

Friday 3rd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 7:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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