July 6th to 13th 2019

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Brokentalkers ‘Uprooted’

July 11 @ 8:00 pm - July 13 @ 1:00 pm

€7 – €12

In association with Hawk’s Well Theatre

Thursday, July 11 & Friday, July 12 at 8pm, Saturday, July 13 at 1pm

Developed and performed by a culturally diverse group of community performers living in Sligo and based on their personal experiences, Uprooted explores the experiences of new communities.

The piece explores in a darkly comic way the notion of acceptability and how newcomers to land can experience varying degrees of acceptance depending on where they have come from and how they assimilate to a new culture by abandoning their own.

Taking the form of a competition to decide who is acceptable, Uprooted explores prejudices and asks what we are afraid of.

Brokentalkers is “one of Ireland’s most fearless and path-breaking theatre companies”. They devise original, accessible live performance using collaborative processes that draw on the skills and experiences of contributors. They collaborate with communities to produce works of artistic excellence as well as providing quality arts experiences for participants.

Funded by The Arts Council of Ireland

With support from MSLETB and Creative Ireland

Tickets €12, Concession €7

Details

Start:
July 11 @ 8:00 pm
End:
July 13 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
€7 – €12
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Venue

Hawk’s Well Theatre
Temple Street
Sligo, Ireland
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