An Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair & Waterside Theatre co-production
Experience the raw power of war, honour and brotherhood in the captivating play, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme. Set against the backdrop of World War I, this gripping production delves deep into the hearts and minds of eight young soldiers, bound together by their shared heritage and duty.
Expertly crafted by playwright Frank McGuinness, this thought-provoking masterpiece invites you to witness the remarkable journey of these brave men as they navigate the treacherous trenches and face the ultimate test of their courage on the battlefield. Through powerful storytelling and poignant dialogue, McGuinness brings to life the harrowing realities of war and explores the profound impact it has on individuals and communities alike.
Critics have hailed Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme as a tour de force of theatre, leaving audiences spellbound and moved.
Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme transcends the confines of a traditional war story, delving into themes of identity, loyalty, and the enduring bonds forged amidst adversity. With its unforgettable characters, evocative staging, and a script that resonates long after the final curtain falls, this play is a must-see for theatre enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
Prepare to be enthralled by Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme as it offers an unflinching glimpse into the human spirit’s resilience in the face of unimaginable odds. Book your tickets today and be part of an unforgettable theatrical experience that will leave you forever changed.
PYPER – Older – Shaun Byrne
PYPER – Younger – Patrick Quinn
CRAIG – Michael McChrystal
ANDERSON – Conor McIlroy-Sánchez
MCILWAINE – Chris Grant
ROULSTON – Andrew McCracken
CRAWFORD – James Thompson
MOORE – Daniel Browne
MILLEN – Warren McCooke
Directed by David Grant
Supported by the International Fund for Ireland
Schools matinee: Monday at 10.30am. Please contact the box office on 0749120777 to book.
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