Dublin by Lamplight

Dublin by Lamplight

by Michael West
     
 

Amidst the filth and fury of Dublin 1904, the theatrical event of the century is about to explode?Will the Irish National Theatre of Ireland seize its chance for glory? Fading stars, rebels, whores, and romantics irreverently expose the strange and lurid world of Dublin by Lamplight.

Nominated for three Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards 2004

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Amidst the filth and fury of Dublin 1904, the theatrical event of the century is about to explode?Will the Irish National Theatre of Ireland seize its chance for glory? Fading stars, rebels, whores, and romantics irreverently expose the strange and lurid world of Dublin by Lamplight.

Nominated for three Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards 2004

West with The Corn Exchange Theatre Company. It premiered in Project Arts Centre Dublin in November 2004, toured throughout Ireland to great critical and popular acclaim, and will be performed at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival in August 2005.

Editorial Reviews

Guardian

Michael West's script brilliantly mixes fact and fiction, poetry and politics.
Sunday Independent

A tour de force of theatrical vision?wickedly entertaining?It's like leaving the table after a perfectly chosen and cooked meal served in terrific company.
Irish Times

Awesome perfection
Sunday Business Post

An absolute delight?a triumph of innovation
From the Publisher

“Michael West's script brilliantly mixes fact and fiction, poetry and politics.” —Guardian

“A tour de force of theatrical vision?wickedly entertaining?It's like leaving the table after a perfectly chosen and cooked meal served in terrific company.” —Sunday Independent

“Awesome perfection?funny, clever, strange and thoughtful. Superbly gifted cast.” —Irish Times

“An absolute delight?a triumph of innovation” —Sunday Business Post

“Awesome perfection” —Irish Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413775481
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Modern Plays Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Michael West has worked on a number of collaborations with the Dublin-based Corn Exchange Theatre Co mpany in the past, including Foley (2000/2001) and A Play on Two Chairs. He has written numerous tra nslations that have been produced, including Death and the Ploughman (Gate Theatre, London, 2002), T he Seagull, and versions of The Marriage of Figaro (Abbey Theatre) and Tartuffe (Gate Theatre, Dubli n).

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