About

The Táin

The city is the state, the tribes collide, a hero emerges.

The epic Irish tale of Cúchulainn and Queen Maeve is re-set in the present day, in the simmering underworld of urban turf wars. Fired by passion and pride, Cúchulainn seeks to defend his territory at all costs. In this explosive re-imagining of the ancient story, there are scores to be settled, sacrifices to be made and the ultimate prize to be claimed.

This spectacular production combines physical theatre and urban art forms with heart-stopping performances by a cast of international, national and local, hip hop theatre artists, to a searing original soundtrack by Icarus Rising.

Presented in association with Limerick City of Culture and Dance Limerick.

Suitable for audiences over 12 years.
Please note: Some scenes including strobe-effect flashing lights

The Milk Market, Limerick
Sunday 20th – Friday 25th July 2014 at 9pm
Tickets: €10.00 / €5.00 (+ booking fee)
Booking & Information: Click here to purchase tickets online or click Eventbrite link on right.
Tickets also available at Harpers Coffee House @ The Milk Market (Fri-Sun)
And on the door*

Cast:
Barry ‘Bazzy B’ Burke
Michelle ‘Mystique’ Lukmani
Darren ‘Jelly’ O’Kane
Sachith ‘Bboy SamRoc’ Premarathna
Nora Rodriguez
Chris ‘Fluidgirl’ Young-Ginzburg
Shane Davis, aka Dirty Harry

Supporting Cast:
Limerockers Cru


Creative & Production Team

Creative Direction: Ciarda Tobin
Choreography: Bad Taste Cru (Paul ‘P’ Martin & Conor ‘Doke’ O’Kane) & Barry ‘Bazzy B’ Burke
Original Soundtrack: Icarus Rising
Set & Costume Design: Emma Fisher
Lighting & AV Design: Art O’Laoire
Film Content: Shane Serrano
Producer: Maeve Butler
Production Manager: Mike Burke
Stage Manager: Mags O’Donoghue

*Cash only for ticket sales on the door
*Door sales subject to availability!

 

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