'Shackleton' Play Staged in Dublin

Posted: 21 February 2017

ShackletonProject Arts Centre- 28th February to 11th March 2016

''Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold . . . safe return doubtful.”

Ireland’s longest running theatre ensemble, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, return to Project to perform Shackleton, a story of endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea.

A visual feast and the tale of Athy's famous explorer Ernest Shackleton’s escape from the Antarctic told by an ensemble cast, complemented by original footage and scaled puppetry.

‘A striking feat of theatre’ Irish Times
‘Deeply moving theatre’ Irish Examiner

About the company
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are a venue-based professional theatre ensemble. Both the company and their venue, The Factory Performance Space, were founded in 1991. Every year they produce between four and six professional productions with an emphasis on staging modern European classics, new writing and new adaptations for stage. Employing a repertory system they tour productions throughout Ireland and internationally.

Duration 80 minutes, no interval

Director: Niall Henry

For bookings and further details, please contact the Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex Street, Dublin 2 - Tel. 01 8819613


Tickets priced 16 euro to 20 euro.

Special Discount Offer:

Book tickets on or before 28th February and receive a 20% discount for all online or phone bookings. Quote 'AthyHeritage20' at time of booking. 

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