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IN RECENT years Druid Theatre Company has shown itself the master of largescale theatrical projects with both DruidSynge and DruidMurphy. Yet in both cases it was dealing with playwrights in whose work it already had a deep grounding, writers and plays that could be said to be part of the company’s DNA.
DRUIDSHAKESPEARE, the epic cycle of plays where the Galway company takes on, not an Irish playwright, but the greatest English dramatist of all time, starts next week.
DRUID THEATRE Company has announced details for one of its most ambitious undertakings, DruidShakespeare, a fitting project to mark the company’s 40th anniversary year.
Location: A cottage on Aran. A turf fire crackles in the grate. A woman in a shawl (prob played by Marie Mullen) shuffles across the stage and spits into the flames. A howling sea wind is heard outside, battering the cottage.
SO THE curtain comes down on another 12 months of theatre-going and there was no shortage of exciting shows to hold and captivate audiences’ imaginations throughout 2013.
“WHEN I wrote The Colleen Bawn, I invented the Irish drama. It was original in form, in material, in treatment, and in dialogue.” So declared Dion Boucicault of the play which has delighted audiences for more than 150 years and is about to get a new production from Druid.
DRUID THEATRE will stage Dion Boucicault’s comic melodrama The Colleen Bawn in the Black Box Theatre from December 5 to 21.
Druid Theatre’s celebrated DruidMurphy production scooped three of most prestigious awards at the recent Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards ceremony in Dublin.
THERE CANNOT be many plays which revolve around the Honda 50 but Seamus O’Rourke’s hit comedy-drama Ride On! does and it’s revving up for a visit to the Town Hall Theatre next week.
DruidMurphy, Druid’s magnificent and triumphant staging of three of Tom Murphy’s finest plays, has gone down a storm in London and had theatre critics singing its praises.