Art inspires theatre in short play series

15th January, 2015
Art inspires theatre in short play series

Dublin’s National Gallery of Ireland will merge art and theatre in a unique event which introduces classic paintings to audiences via play performances. Over two weekends, the gallery is presenting 16 short plays, each of which is inspired by a famous painting from the collection.

The ten-minute plays have been created over two years by Irish playwrights Ivy Bannister, Michael Casey, Gerard Dalton, Celia de Fréine and Michael O’Meara. Eight of the plays will...

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