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Augusta Lady Gregory, writer, folklorist and great patron of the arts, who died at her home at Coole Park in 1932, reappeared during the Druid production of five of her plays each evening this week. Druid is no stranger to magic, and such is their skill that Lady Gregory (Marie Mullen) makes several appearances inviting the audience to follow her for yet another of her plays performed in different locations around her home. From the edge of Coole lake to the old stables and yards, her ghostly figure seductively beckoned. The audience followed enchanted, moved by the strange power of her deceptively simple plays.
IT HAPPENED with Tom Murphy, it happened with JM Synge, it happened with Shakespeare. Now it is the turn of one of the major lights of the Irish Literary Revival - Lady Gregory - to get a Druid cycle.
Times are changing.
WHEN DERBHLE Crotty takes to the stage as Madame Ranevskaya in Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard this month, it will mark her first appearance with Druid since 2015 and its acclaimed DruidShakespeare production.
IN A first for an Irish theatre company, Druid’s production of Tom Murphy's version of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, will be live streamed from the Black Box Theatre, to cinemas across Ireland and the world.
CHEKHOV'S MASTERPIECE The Cherry Orchard, and a tour of Galway as part of the 2020 Capital of Culture events, featuring one-act plays by Lady Gregory and Seán O’Casey, make up Druid's programme of events for next year.
DRUID THEATRE Company has announced its first major production for 2020 - a staging of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard in a version by the late, great, Tom Murphy.
THIS MONTH, Druid Theatre Company presents the world premiere of The Beacon by Nancy Harris, at the Town Hall Theatre. Directed by Garry Hynes, the play is a co-production with Dublin’s Gate Theatre and is Druid’s second world premiere of 2019, following Epiphany at Galway International Arts Festival.
Continuing their year of new writing, Druid presents the world premiere of The Beacon, a new play by Nancy Harris, in a co-production with the Gate Theatre, Dublin.
A MYSTERIOUS accident. A dead husband. People are talking. Secrets are resurfacing from the depths. Is the past ever truly dead? Not in The Beacon which receives it's world premiere in Galway.