Solas Nua, Washington, DC’s premiere Irish arts organization, will existing a electronic theater pageant of new function from Belfast-centered Prime Minimize Productions, just one of Ireland’s main theater companies.
The Key Minimize Festival contains four U.S. premieres and is the initial North American showcase of this award-profitable firm. The Solas Nua box business is open up now, showcasing a $50 pageant pass for all four performances or $15 single tickets to each and every. The performs will stream on-demand from customers throughout the pageant, November 18 to 21, 2021.
Also offered all over the competition will be a panel discussion featuring critical artists driving the perform of Prime Cut speaking about the worries and possibilities of developing contemporary theater in Belfast today. This exclusive aspect dialogue is moderated by Belfast-indigenous theater director Matt Torney. Matt and the guest panelists will put a spotlight on Key Cut, as well as provide context for the world point of view that characterizes this company’s visionary work. Panelists include things like Emma Jordan, Inventive Director of Key Lower Productions Anne McReynolds, Chief Executive at The Mac in Belfast and Ciaran Bagnall, global designer and Affiliate Artist at Key Minimize.
The Primary Slice Festival is sponsored by The Northern Ireland Bureau. Andrew Elliot, Director/Counsellor of NIB, will introduce the panel dialogue on Making New Function in Northern Eire.
Rex Daugherty, Solas Nua’s Inventive Director of Theatre, shares, “What drew me to Primary Slash is the global eyesight this company has for all of their operate. Most U.S. audiences, when imagining about Northern Ireland, will mostly only feel of The Troubles. But Primary Slice pushes beyond community borders and politics, and is a compelling showcase for the breadth of society, record, and broad perspectives observed in Northern Ireland currently.”
ABOUT THE Plays
Father The Father by Gilly Campbell
Gilly Campbell’s debut play is centered on her own particular journey of growing up not figuring out who her father was, only commencing her research for him 45 many years later on. Gilly’s mom, who is from Downpatrick, grew to become pregnant in 1973 and was not married, selecting to cover her pregnancy by transferring away to England. Gilly realized almost nothing about her father, nor did her mother.
My Left Nut by Michael Patrick and Oisin Kearney
400 milliliters. That’s how much liquid was drained from Michael’s left testicle when he was a teenager. That is additional than a can of coke. He need to have explained to anyone faster, but who could he turn to? His dad died 10 several years back, and aside from, university is whole of rumors about what the big bulge in his trousers in fact is. Who wishes to halt that?
Eradicated by Fionnoala Kennedy
Taken out is a amusing, relocating, and stunning perception into the activities of a young male sharing his story of living inside of the point out care process.
Awards and Nominations:
Winner: Innovative Communities Award – Allianz Arts & Organization Awards:
Winner: Fionnuala Kennedy: Irish Writers Guild Awards Ideal Theatre Script
Nominated: Emma Jordan Finest Direction at the 2020 Irish Situations Irish Theatre Awards
East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady
Fulfill “Davy” as he portrays the story of all the items he sees in his streets: his mates, his girl…and The Boys. Pumping techno, pulverizing movement, and road-sharp poetry, East Belfast Boy is a cliché-free zone. East Belfast Boy options a stunning physical overall performance by dancer Ryan O Neill, with a voiceover by actor Terence Keeley and a thrilling up-to-date soundtrack by Phil Kieran.