Abbey Theatre 1904 and SHIFT
On Friday 15 April 2011, the Provost of Trinity College Dublin, Dr
John Hegarty, will launch a digital reconstruction of the old Abbey
Theatre by Dr Hugh Denard (Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity's Long
Room Hub) and NOHO Creative Solutions.
The reception will be followed by S H I FT, a performance in which
contemporary Irish video and sound artists, actors, and musicians will
create a live, improvisatory response to the Playboy of the Western
World riots of 1907.
Both events will take place at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, TCD.
Reception 7pm (Admission Free). Performance 8pm (Tickets, €12/€6, from
To learn more about the project, see: http://blog.oldabbeytheatre.net/
The Abbey Theatre, 1904 Project and S H I F T are generously supported
by Trinity's Long Room Hub, The Trinity Association and Trust,
Trinity's Creative Arts, Technologies and Culture Initiative,
Trinity's School of Drama, Film and Music and The Trinity Foundation.