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Sole Flower, Spidered Soul

The New Theatre presents Sole Flower, Spidered Soul, a new play by Féilim James about James Joyce and his daughter Lucia for the Bloomsday Festival.

Lucia Joyce and her father James are roused from death by an eloquent clown.

The duo’s joyful reunion soon gives way told quarrels, as they debate the reasons why Lucia spent nearly half a century in psychiatric hospitals. Clown, who holds the power to alter the past, presents James with a dilemma.

Will he erase his own literary legacy to afford Lucia a second chance in life, or will he keep things as they were?

This funny and moving play pits personal ambition against love of family, all the while challenging prevailing notions about its protagonists: Lucia as the mad daughter, and James as the genius father who did all he could to save her.

Director – Patrick Joseph Byrnes
Cast – Fiona Bawn-Thompson, Michael McCabe & Daniel Mahon.
Stage Management – Eva Walsh

June 11-14: 7:30pm
June 15: 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Duration: 65 minutes
Age Suitability: 14+

Tickets are €20 general, €18 concession.

  • 11 - 15 June, 2024
7:30 pm8:30 pm

€20 general, €18 concession

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