'The Tailor of Inverness' for Friars’ Gate Theatre


‘The Tailor of Inverness’ for Friars’ Gate Theatre

Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock is set to host the internationally acclaimed play, ‘The Tailor of Inverness.

Thursday, 28 February 2013
12:00 AM GMT

On Friday 8th and Saturday, 9th March, Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock will host the internationally acclaimed play, 'The Tailor of Inverness written and performed by Matthew Zajac.

'The Tailor of Inverness' has won International acclaim since it was introduced in 2008. Winner of a Scotsman Fringe First and The Stage 'best solo performer award' at the Edinburgh Fringe (2008) and the 2009 best actor award from the Scottish Critics, Zajac'sphenomenal play about his Polish father has entranced audiences across the world.

With a stunning violin accompaniment, 'The Tailor of Inverness' tells an extraordinary and moving story of survival in war-torn Europe. This production brings to Ireland one of the highlights of the 2013 theatre year. Don’t miss it.

This multi award-winning production is a story of journeys, of how a boy who grew up on a farm in Galicia (Eastern Poland, now Western Ukraine) came to be a tailor in Inverness. His life spanned most of the 20th century. Audio and video material made on a series of research trips in Poland and Ukraine is incorporated into a detailed overall design. Live violin weaves its way evocatively through the piece, with traditional and original songs and tunes from Scotland, Poland and Russia.

Chrysalis Dance

On Thursday 14th March wonderful Galway-based dance company Chrysalis Dance, present 'Slings and Arrows', a double bill incorporating 'Bow And Arrow', a new dance work for six dancers and a live cello score and 'Symphony in Sync', set to Vivaldi’s sublime concerto, a visual spectacle of movement, based on the contrasting elements of Winter and Summer.

For more, see www.friarsgate.ie or call 063-98727.


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