€14 SNA's & teachers free
9.45am & 1pm
Cyclone Rep, Ireland’s Leading Shakespeare Theatre-in-Education Company presents The Shakespeare Sessions. These are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts. This year the company is presenting The King Lear Session, The Hamlet Session and The Romeo & Juliet at The Source.
Each performance includes an edited production of the play together with a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate. The Shakespeare Sessions will guide Junior and Senior Cycle learners in their understanding of The Bard’s masterpieces. Actors engage directly with the student through: audience participation; discussion of main themes within the play, characters, plotline; and a Q&A section.
For more details about each specific show, please visit our website: www.cyclonerep.com
To avoid disappointment book early. Breakdown of shows;
Thurs 2nd April 2020 King Lear - 9.45am
Thurs 2nd April 2020 Hamlet - 1pm TBC
Fri 3rd April 2020 Romeo & Juliet - 9.45am (SOLD OUT)
Fri 3rd April 2020 Romeo & Juliet - 1pm
(Running time 2 hours, no interval)
PLEASE NOTE ; Booking ONLY Through Cyclone Rep on 021 235 5356.
Special access and wheelchair users please inform the box office when you are booking that you may need accessibility seating. T:0504 90204.
The Macbeth Session: “As usual always brilliant, lovely, mix of Insightful analysis of major themes, great craic, serious actors, keep it up!” - John Galvin, Clare Teacher
The Romeo & Juliet Session: “Fantastic performance which brought 'Romeo & Juliet' to life for young people”. – Nicola Crowley, Cork Teacher.
The Merchant Session: “An excellent engaging production. The students really loved the interactive elements and the use of humour made it very accessible. We'll be back again!” – Niamh Mc Grath, Limerick
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The Hamlet Session (2016): “The acting was top class, really demonstrating the power of live theatre and the breaks really helped to bring through themes and explain the story line”. – Michael Dillon, Galway Teacher.