Pericles

by William Shakespeare

Performances

  • Run
    Friday 8th Feb 7.30pm to Thursday 14th Feb 7.30pm — Studio One

  • Matinee
    Tuesday 12th Feb 1.00pm — Studio One

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This new contemporary adaptation at The Lir Academy turns William Shakespeare’s classical tale into a modern-day take on the refugee crisis, in a story of resilience and hope.

When Antiochus, the malign ruler of Syria becomes a threat, Pericles must escape conflict and flee his country, risking his life at sea. In this modern-day adaptation of one of Shakespeare's Romances, Pericles becomes a refugee, a modern hero. His strength and resilience will be tested by the Gods as he seeks asylum in different lands, meets love, faces loss and is ultimately restored to his rightful place.

Conall Morrison brings a unique spin to a classic text , a remarkable play that fuses struggle and strife with love, magic and redemption.



This production contains strobe lighting, smoke effects and loud noises.

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€17 €12

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