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July 19, 2013

Emigration Road: a “Play for Voices”

Emigration Road: a “Play for Voices”

Emigration Road, presented by Poetry Ireland in association with the National Library of Ireland,  is one of five  “Plays for Voices” devised written and directed by Eamon Grennan from New York and performed by Curlew Theatre Company from Galway.

Emigration Road explores a number of  themes of the great wave of emigration from Ireland to the United States such as ‘The American Wake’ , ‘The Voyage Across the Atlantic’, ‘The Arrival in America’, ‘The Homesickness’ . It also looks at emmigration as  an aspect of contemporary Irish life.

After the performance, there will be an audience discussion with the performers about the piece and on memories of emigration.

This event will take place on Monday, 22 July at 1:05 pm at the National Library of Ireland. No bookings are required and there is no entrance free, so feel free to pop by!

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