Fíbín sa Taibhdhearc

Cogadh na Saoirse

written and directed by Philip Doherty

cast includes Julie Feeney and Seán T. Ó Meallaigh

Michael, a character from Cathleen Ní Houlihan, is seduced by song to step out of the play and help free Ireland in the War of Independence. We follow him into an imagined world, back in time…

Cogadh na Saoirse [War of Independence] is a multi–stage visual spectacle where the big house, country hall, pub, and fairground become stages for colourful characters to share stories and perspectives on the war. An open–air experience that is gut– wrenchingly funny and heartbreakingly sad, ambitious, and surreal.

Fíbín will use Connemara as a stunning backdrop, and a large ensemble cast, performing in Irish, for their spectacular style of theatre, that is accessible to spectators with or without the language.

This is the first production by Fíbín as the new company–in– residence at An Taibhdhearc.

Léiriú spleodrach, amuigh faoin aer is ea Cogadh na Saoirse leis an gcompántas iomráiteach Fíbín. Tá idir ghreann, bhrón, agus chrá chroí le brath ann agus stíl fhísiúil, ildánach Fíbín le brath ann go láidir freisin.

Téigh ar aistear le Michael, carachtar de chuid Cathleen Ní Houlihan, agus é ag troid ar son shaoirse na hÉireann. Cuirfear colúin reatha, na Dúchrónaigh, an teach mór agus an teach tuaithe os do chomhair; ó chrá croí na coimhlinte go hidirbheartaíocht conartha i Londain.

Performed in Irish and accessible to non-Irish speakers.

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