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Preview: John B Keane's Sive

John B Keane's Sive kicks off the Abbey Theatre's 110th anniversary season with a run from February 19 until April 12. Keane's classic morality tale is set in North Kerry in the 1950s, and centres o

2nd February, 2014
Roisin O'Neill as Sive

John B Keane's Sive kicks off the Abbey Theatre's 110th anniversary season with a run from February 19 until April 12.

Keane's classic morality tale is set in North Kerry in the 1950s, and centres on 18-year-old Sive, who lives with her uncle Mike and his wife Mena. Local matchmaker Thomasheen Sean Rua convinces Mike and Mena that Sive should marry the rich but decrepit Sean Dota. They agree to the arranged marriage in return for £200,...

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