Athy's famous Polar explorer celebrated
The Blue Raincoat Theatre Company returns to Dublin with their unique production - 'Shackleton' for 14 performances this February. Last year over 2,000 patrons viewed the sell out production at the Project Arts Centre which also toured in the U.K.
Dates: 26 Feb - 10 Mar
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €16 - €20
Venue: Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Preview: 26 Feb - €16
Matinee: 03 Mar and 10 Mar 3pm - €18
"Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold . . . safe return doubtful."
Ireland's longest running theatre ensemble, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, return to Project to perform Shackleton, a story of endurance on the Antarctic's icy Weddell Sea.
A visual feast and the tale of Athy's Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's escape from the Antarctic told by an ensemble cast, complemented by original footage and scaled puppetry.
Kind Words Spoken
'A striking feat of theatre' Irish Times
'Deeply moving theatre' Irish Examiner
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company
The Athy Heritage Centre Museum is home to the world's only permanent exhibition celebrating the explorer's voyages to the Antarctic. The annual Shackleton Autumn School in Athy will celebrate its 18th year in 2018. www.shackletonmuseum.com
Project Arts Centre
No.39 East Essex Street,
Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Box Office: 01 8819 613
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