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Recent Productions: The Rape of Lucrece

The Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare

27th March – 7th April, 2018

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.

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

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

 

Reviews

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

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“ 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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