Eclipsed

Online, Thursday 21st January - Thursday 22nd April

Our February 2020 performance online of Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan. This is an award winning play set in a Magdalene laundry during the 1960’s. It is one of the first plays to tell the story of the Magdalene laundries and was inspired by Patricia’s own experience as a young novitiate. Her play highlights the plight of four women who struggle to bear the austerity of their existence and desire to break the shackles of this landmark of societal repression. This is a poignant, funny, moving and sad play. We are starkly reminded of the brutal intolerance of ‘female deviance’ in our country’s not so distant past while also being brought on a finely crafted journey of friendship, love, hope and survival.. Eclipsed, which is on the Leaving Cert syllabus, can be viewed by both students and the general public on Thursday 21st Jan, 25th February, 25th March and 22nd April at 1.30pm and Friday 22nd Jan at 7.30pm

 


Date:
Thursday 21st January - Thursday 22nd April
Time:
1.30pm & 7.30pm
Price:
€8

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