The Happy Prince

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Irish Georgian Society, Wednesday 5th August - Saturday 15th August

The Happy Prince – presented by Bewley's Café Theatre @ the Irish Georgian Society.

Michael James Ford's acclaimed performance of The Happy Prince has played several sell-out runs in Bewley's Café Theatre and has travelled widely throughout Ireland. It has also toured to France, Finland, Egypt and the USA. This masterful piece of storytelling is accompanied by a haunting new score performed by violinist, Denice Doyle. Perhaps the best loved and most enduringly popular of all Oscar Wilde's stories. It is the bittersweet tale of a gregarious swallow who befriends a melancholy statue while en route to Egypt. The bird helps the Prince to alleviate the suffering of his poor citizens and in doing so learns profound truths about the nature of love and suffering.

“As leaps of the imagination go, this one is effortlessly propelled”Sunday Times
“…a shimmering piece, bleak and heart-breaking as well as ultimately hopeful”Sunday Independent
“…bittersweet and delightfully witty… Michael James Ford has an enchanting style of storytelling that leaves the audience hanging on his every word” – Sunday Tribune

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Wed 5th, Thu 6th, Fri 7th, Sat 8th
Wed 12th,Thu 13th, Fri 14th, Sat 15th

*Masks are required to attend the performance.

Wednesday 5th August - Saturday 15th August
Irish Georgian Society, William Street South, Dublin 2, Ireland

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