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Trailer for Tissue in The Spiral Season

Posted in The Spiral Season on March 12, 2010 by eoinohannrachain

Here’s our latest trailer. It’s for Tissue by Louise Page, being directed by Kath Geraghty as part of our Spiral Season this week.

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Clinic Media present The Spiral Season in the Granary Studio

Posted in The Spiral Season on February 3, 2010 by eoinohannrachain

Clinic Media, in association with The Granary Theatre, will present a season of plays called The Spiral Season in the Studio space throughout February, March and April.

Granary Artistic director Tony McCleane-Fay says;

The Granary has teamed up with local production company, Clinic Media, to bring you The Spiral Season. Spiral is all about contemporary work, about a re-imagining of older work and about focusing on the text and the performance. Plays are stripped of their settings and props, the emphasis here is on the words, the characters and the plot. The Granary Studio is a place where new work is made on an almost daily basis through rehearsals, readings, workshops and taught drama programmes. The Studio as a venue presents challenges for a director, no theatrical lighting, drapes or platforms, limited seating and white walls. Spiral is about innovation and creativity, transforming a white box into the intimate world of the play. No smoke or mirrors. Grotowski stated that ‘spectacle’ was taking us away from the most important part of theatre, the immediacy between the actor and the audience. Spiral reinstates the immediacy.

The plays in the season are as follows;

Falling Slowly
written & directed by Eoin Ó hAnnracháin
(from the story by Eoin Ó hAnnracháin & David O’Byrne)
Wednesday February 10th-Saturday 13th.

Two
written by Jim Cartwright, directed by Rachel Yoder
Wednesday February 24th-Saturday 27th

Tissue
written by Louise Page, directed by Kath Geraghty
Wednesday March 10th-Saturday 13th

The Alice Trilogy
written by Tom Murphy, directed by Maria Moynihan
Wednesday March 24th-Saturday 27th

The Ugly One
written by Marius von Mayenburg, directed by Tony McCleane-Fay
Wednesday April 28th-Saturday May 1st.