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Venue

Jerome Hynes Theatre, National Opera House

Tickets

€25

Duration

Approx. running time: 80 minutes

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Overview

Opera in one act by Alberto Caruso
Libretto by Colm Tóibín
Sung in English

Newly Commissioned Opera


Background

Lady Gregory in America, Tóibín’s third opera, reuniting him with the composer Alberto Caruso, reflects another of the author’s literary fascinations. It’s a portrait of Augusta Gregory, the redoubtable Irishwoman who as founder (together with Y.B. Yeats) of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre was so hugely influential in shaping Irish cultural history. His operatic comedy follows her American adventures with other revolutionary Irish women.


Cast

Creative Team

ConductorAlberto Caruso
Stage DirectorAoife Spillane-Hinks
Stage and Costume DesignerLisa Krugel

Dates and times

Sunday 20 Oct11am 11am Sold Out
Tuesday 22 Oct3pm 3pm Book
Thursday 24 Oct11am 11am Book
Saturday 26 Oct11am 11am Book
Monday 28 Oct11am 11am Book
Wednesday 30 Oct11am 11am Book
Friday 1 Nov11am 11am Sold Out

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