This is the first production written by Rhys Mannion and performed by a very talented and experienced group of Irish actors.
Dawn na Dorcha is a new-style musical about the Irish Famine. It follows two young characters as they fight for survival while experiencing the darker side of the world around them.
This story, while fictional, tells of true moments in Irish history. Irish revolutionaries, workhouses, trials of emigration and fears of the Irish people are all addressed in the storyline. Many of the songs are relevant in today’s world.
The story will evoke laughter and tears, with plot twists throughout. It promises to be both thought-provoking and entertaining.
Written & Directed by : Rhys Mannion
Lighting Design by : Ronan Kenny
Costume Design by : Grainne White
Sound Design by : Joe Egan
Running time : 120mins
Age Suitability 13 +