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A play in progress

February 17, 2024

@ Rua Red, Tallaght

11 am to 12 pm

Theatre and interactive workshop

Suitable for children 3-7



€ 5

When you purchase a child ticket the accompanying adult goes free.

Please note:

Children must be under the supervision of an accompanying adult at all times.

Ar oileán sceirdiúil sa bhliain 1973, níl deoraí a dhéanfadh súgradh le hÚna (muna n-áireofá a peata faoileáin, Cacá). Tá Daid de shíor gafa gnóthach agus Mamó i gcónaí buartha brónach. Ach athraíonn gach rud an lá a dtagann strainséar chuig an oileáin agus bosca aisteach ar dhath an airgid ar iompar aige, bosca rúndiamhrach (dar leis na daoine fásta) atá lán go béal le rud draíochta darbh ainm ’aibhléis.’

It’s a dark windswept island in 1973. Úna has nobody to play with (unless you count her pet seagull, Cacaw). Dad is always busy and Mamó is always sad. But everything changes the day a strange man comes to the island bearing a mysterious silver box filled (or at least so the grown-ups say) with a magical thing called ‘electricity’. A play in progress about bereavement, friendship and healing. With accompanying workshop.

Meet the artist

Carmel Stephens

Carmel is an actor and storyteller, working in both Irish and English. She is best known to TV audiences for her work on ‘Fair City’,’ Ros na Rún’ and, more recently, ‘Harry Wilde’. Theatre work of late includes shows with AboutFace Theatre, The Gate and Abbey Theatres. She is also a voice actor and has provided the Irish language voices for characters from Spongebob Squarepants, Chip and Potato, Power Rangers and many more.

Carmel Stephens

All ticket sales are final, and refunds will not be issued.

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