Streaming; June 14-27, live performances sold out
A multi-sensory art installation exploring issues of human trafficking, modern-day-slavery and drug farming, by visual artist Marie Brett - written in dialogue with human justice, advocacy and support organisations, scholars, gardeners and persons with lived experience of trafficking and forced labour.
Streaming; June 14-27
An interactive, online audio-adventure for families, experienced entirely from your own home. Step into an imaginary world and create your very own theatre experience in this interactive journey, while families will be guided with immersive audio through a series of playful activities. Explore dark tunnels, molten lava pits, and underwater caves in your imagination!
Online; June 14-27
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Through a series of visual diaries, audio works, conversations, playlists, walks, links, books, zooms and voice notes, Midsummer’s artist-in-residence Peter Power will spend time with fellow makers reflecting on value and meaning in the digital urgency of our age.
At your house?; June 18 & 19
Order a gift for a city-based loved one: https://www.corkmidsummer.com/whats-on/art-gifts
What better way to show an artsy loved-one how much they mean to you by having a mystery artist pull up to their gaff and perform outside, at a social distance? 20 artists, giving 300 gifts of intimate performance, from music, theatre and poetry, to opera, dance or even circus!
Live-streaming; June 19 (3pm, 8pm) and 20 (8pm), on-demand til June 27
The Saviour is a new play by Deirdre Kinahan that charts the extraordinary shift in social, political and religious life in Ireland over the past thirty years. Louise Lowe directs Marie Mullen and Brian Gleeson in three performances which will be broadcast live, using the beautiful The Everyman auditorium as a backdrop.
Live streaming June 25; on demand ‘til June 27
Hatch Theatre Company and The Everyman work together with Pavilion Theatre and Cork Midsummer to present the world premiere of a major new adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic play by Marina Carr, directed for the stage by Annabelle Comyn, and filmed for live streaming.
Live-streaming June 27, 8pm
Drawing on the award-winning prose-poetry book A Ghost in the Throat, author Doireann Ní Ghríofa presents a live reading with accompanying visuals by filmmaker Tadhg O'Sullivan and a soundscape by composer Linda Buckley. The reading will be broadcast from The Everyman stage.