Swan Lake - Loch na hEala

Following a critically acclaimed international tour that included Dublin Theatre Festival; Sadler’s Wells, London and Sydney Opera House, 'Swan Lake', winner of best production and best costume design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2017 comes to Ramor Theatre, offsite at Killinkere Leisure Centre on Tuesday 6 March and Wednesday 7 March.

From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre makers, comes a magical adaptation of one of the most famous of all story ballets, Swan Lake. Michael Keegan-Dolan has forged a searing new vision for this beloved tale, creating a world of magical realism, powerful imagery and potent storytelling.

Featuring a cast of thirteen, including one of Ireland's greatest theatre actors, Mikel Murfi, this Swan Lake is rooted in a place where ancient Irish mythology and modern Ireland meet. The Dublin based band Slow Moving Clouds has created a new score that combines Nordic and Irish traditional music with minimalist and experimental influences. The result is a Swan Lake for our time and a stunning debut for Keegan-Dolan’s new company, Teaċ Daṁsa.

“Utterly original…utterly brilliant.” – Irish Independent

“Raw, raucous, redemptive, majestic, vital and empowering.” – The Irish Times

“The runaway success of this year’s festival, Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, likewise rolls drama, dance and music together to create a haunted and haunting piece…It’s a show can that be both ugly and extraordinarily beautiful, as it shifts through darkness to an eruption of light and joy at the end.” – The Financial Times

A co-production by Michael Keegan-Dolan; Sadler’s Wells Theatre London; Colours International Dance Festival, Theaterhaus Stuttgart; Dublin Theatre Festival; Theatre de la Ville, Luxembourg. With support from The Civic Theatre, Tallaght, and South Dublin County Council Arts Office.

Please note late-comers will not be admitted to this production

Admission: €25. For bookings, call +353 (0)49 8547074 or visit www.ramortheatre.com

 

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