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An Taibhdhearc and the Abbey Theatre in association with Galway International Arts Festival

Baoite - Bait

Written and directed by Darach MacConIomaire
Performed in Irish with English surtitles
World Premiere
Theatre & Opera | Ireland

Date

12–22 July, 7.30pm
Previews 12–14 July, 7.30pm
Matinees 14 & 22 July, 2pm
No show 15 July
Duration 2 hours with interval

...is é an ciúnas a chreimfeas an ceantar seo – níos measa ná ceimiceán ar bith...

A fishing family leads a desperate fight to defend their coastal community from the imminent threat of offshore fracking — but as the constant pressure of campaigning mounts, hidden fractures appear in the once–solid clan, as lies, legacies, deceit and ultimate betrayal undermine the family and destroy the community.

Allegiances are torn — a community is split, until a trawler tragedy unites it in grief. But when the truth begins to emerge about what actually happened, our perception of right and wrong is turned on its head.

Baoite is a new Abbey Theatre commission from the writer and director of the multi–award winning TV crime series Corp + Anam Darach Mac Con Iomaire.

Scéinséir dorcha faoi lánúin iascaireachta a bristear ó chéile de bharr ciúnas agus bréaga an phobail agus iad sáite in agóid in aghaidh comhlachta fraiceála mara.

Cast

Siobhan O'Kelly
Diarmuid De Faoite
Macdara Ó Fátharta 
Seán T. Ó Meallaigh

Featuring an original soundtrack performed live by Saileog Ní Cheannabháin (RAELACH RECORDS) and Maitiú Ó Casaide (TG4 Young Musician of the Year ‘15).

Performed in Irish with English surtitles.