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The Rape of Lucrece

27th March – 7th April, 2018
The Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare

*** 13 Performances only ***

Shakespeare’s tragic poem The Rape of Lucrece, a tale of lust, rape and politics, is haunting, beautiful and violent. The poem’s exquisite tragedy is fully revealed in a hypnotic performance through song and storytelling. Camille O’Sullivan inhabits the souls of both Tarquin and Lucrece, narrating the fates of each.

Originally produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company.


Cast & Crew

  • Director
    Elizabeth Freestone
  • Music
    Feargal Murray & Camille O’Sullivan
  • Performed by
    Feargal Murray & Camille O’Sullivan
  • Set & Costume Designer
    Lily Arnold
  • Lighting Designer
    Claire Gerrens
  • Sound Designer
    Claire Windsor

Dates & Tickets

We ask that patrons with mobility issues please book directly through our Box Office on 01 874 4045.

Preview: Tue 27th March, 2018
Opening Night: Wed 28th March, 2018
Matinees: Sat 31st Mar & Sat 7th Apr – 2.30pm
Shows: Mon to Sat – 7.30pm

Tickets: €25 – €35


“...when it comes to possessing genuine superstar quality, the incomparable Camille O’Sullivan is unquestionably the real deal.”  ****

– The Arts Review


“ O’Sullivan’s performance is brilliant and touching. She is a major star and this poetic and musical sequence is an ideal vehicle for her talent.”

– The Irish Independent

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