Classical Notes: Show Boat pulls up to Grand Canal Quay

Happy Days International Beckett Festival Enniskillen, Co FermanaghJuly 31-August 10

20th July, 2014
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Cruise liners may come and go with increasing regularity in Dublin these days, but when Show Boat ties up for five days at Grand Canal Quay on Tuesday week it represents a very special occasion indeed, not least because it comes all the way from Cape Town.

This spectacular show, which is being staged at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from July 29 to August 2, can justifiably claim to be the daddy of all...

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