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  • Blowfish

    Written & directed by Veronica Coburn

    Cast: Amy Conroy, Eric Lacey, Ruth Lehane, Niamh McGrath, Michael O'Reilly (2003)

    Cast: Amy Conroy, Ruth Lehane, Niamh McGrath, Michael O'Reilly & Karen Scully (2002)

    Costume Designer: Kathy Kavanagh

    Soundscape Designer: Debra Salem/p>

    Lighting Designer: Paul Keogan

    September 2002: Premiered at The Ark in association with Dublin Theatre Festival

    October/November 2002: Baboro Children's Festival, Town Hall Theatre, Galway; Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar; Glor, Ennis; Skibbereen Town Hall Theatre, Skibbereen; The Helix, Dublin; Dean Crowe Theatre & Arts Centre, Athlone.

    March 2003: Northern Ireland: Island Arts Centre, Lisburn; Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen; The Market Place Theatre, Armagh.

    A show for 6-10 year olds, Blowfish is performed by a group of buffoons, otherworldly beings with big bellies and bums, who travel in packs and aren't very good at being individuals. Using the seven colours of the rainbow, Blowfish evokes the passions and struggles that come with the individual trying to find his place within the collective.

    "As colourful as the rainbow that inspired it"
    The Sunday Times

    "Among the most delightful, and thought-provoking companies around. Emboldened by a restless energy, and sense of fun"
    The Sunday Tribune

     

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