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The Plough and the Stars
The Gaiety Theatre, Tuesday 24th April - Saturday 5th May 2018
The Plough and the Stars was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1926. The audience rioted. Now regarded as a masterpiece, this provocative play is an essential part of our understanding of 1916. Recently performed during the centenary of the Easter Rising, Olivier Award-winning director Sean Holmes returns with this production of Sean O’Casey’s absorbing play.
Set amid the tumult of the Easter Rising, The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by the idealism of the time.
The residents of a Dublin tenement shelter from the violence that sweeps through the city’s streets. A revolution that will shape the country’s future rages around them. What kind of Ireland awaits them?
- Tuesday 24th April - Saturday 5th May 2018
- 7.30pm (Matinees Thurs 26th & Sat 28th @ 2.30pm)
- From €21
- The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin 2, Ireland