FISHAMBLE to stream acclaimed production INSIDE THE GPO in a special Easter streaming event; 7pm Sunday 12 April til 10pm Monday 13 April. Pre show talk will be streamed at 6pm Sunday 12 April.
FISHAMBLE will stream their critically acclaimed productionINSIDE THE GPO in a special Easter streaming event
Filmed archive performance of this exceptional piece of theatre will be available to view from 7pm this Sunday 12 April til 10pm Monday 13 April.
Pre show talk will be streamed at 6pm Sunday 12 April
Olivier award winning Fishamble: The New Play Company renowned for bringing new Irish work to stages in Ireland and abroad, are giving that audiences another chance to see Inside The GPO, when it is streamed online this Easter Monday.
Fishamble’s Inside the GPO written by Colin Murphy and directed by Jim Culleton, was a must-see cultural event at the heart of the 1916 commemorations.
This unprecedented documentary drama, was a once-in-a-century opportunity to experience the Easter Rising, performed in the main hall of the GPO itself. Audiences witnessed the rebel leadership navigate the perils of the Rising across the five days during which they occupied the GPO.
Fishamble is delighted to share the archive footage of the production this Easter. The video link will be accessible from 7pm this Sunday 12 April – 10pm Monday 13 April. To access at that time go to www.fishamble.com/inside-the-gpo
A special pre-show talk will be streamed at 6pm this Sunday on Fishamble’s Facebook page. This will give audiences a further insight into how the work was made.
The panel will include Director Jim Culleton, Writer Colin Murphy, Scenic and Costume Designer Niamh Lunny, Public Affairs Manager at An Post Angus Laverty, and Actor Liz FitzGibbon, and will be chaired by Fishamble’s Literary Manager Gavin Kostock.
This is just one of a number of initiatives in which Fishamble are sharing work and engaging with
artists online, while theatres are currently closed.
They include the Tiny Plays Challenge inviting anyone to write their own 600 word play (www.fishamble.com/tinyplaychallenge);
continuing engagement with artists through their dramaturgy course (www.fishamble.com/dramaturgy-dev-prog) and online playwriting courses (www.fishamble.com/playwriting-courses);
an online presentation of Fishamble’s Tiny Plays by Solas Nua presents at Cyber Craic, a digital online festival (www.solasnua.org/cyber-craic-a-digital-irish-arts-festival-2020).