The river

Enright, H (2014) The river. Custom House Quay, Limerick, Ireland, 13 August - 1 September 2014.

Item Type: Performance
Creators: Enright, H
Abstract: This was a one woman solo show written and performed as part of Limerick City of Culture. It is based on interviews conducted with people from both Limerick and abroad about their experiences of the River Shannon. It was performed on a 80ft Dutch Barge on the river for three weeks and one of the performances was streamed live to Coogan’s Irish Bar in New York.
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Date: August 2014
Event Location: Custom House Quay, Limerick, Ireland

The link above is a video showing a performance of 'The River', starting at roughly 1hr 18mins into the clip.

This play was a City of Culture ‘Made in Limerick’ event in conjunction with Viva Voce theatre company. The piece evolved out of the River Shannon Project which has run for the last 18 months.

It was written and performed by well known Limerick playwright, Helena Enright and directed by noted local theatre director Ciarda Tobin. Other key participants were visual designer and award-winning film maker Stephen Hall, set designer Emma Fisher, costume designer Sharon Kiely, lighting designer Pius McGrath and sound artist Patrick O’Brien.

Divisions: Bath School of Music and Performing Arts
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2016 16:08
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:43
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