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Boland: Journey of a Poet

Early Bird tickets available until Sunday 11 April

'If there was a narrative to my life in those years, then let this be the sound of it.'


With words by Eavan Boland, edited by Colm Tóibín and directed by Garry Hynes, Boland: Journey of a Poet is a new theatrical production exploring the mind and imagination of one of Ireland's great poets.

Performed by Siobhán Cullen (Once Upon a Bridge, The Cherry Orchard, DruidShakespeare: Richard III), and live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre in Galway, this world premiere production examines Boland's relationships with family, poetry, memory, womanhood and national identity.

Inspired by Eavan Boland's mother, the expressionist painter Frances Kelly, Boland: Journey of a Poet will feature the Irish artist Debbie Chapman live on stage who will create a piece of art in response to the production. The poster for this production also features one of Frances Kelly’s paintings, a portrait of her daughter Eavan Boland as a young girl.

Boland: Journey of a Poet is the latest in our Druid at Home series of online theatre. Previously, we presented the world premiere of Sonya Kelly’s Once Upon a Bridge and an encore screening of our 2020 production of The Cherry Orchard.


Live Stream: Thu 22 - Sat 24 Apr
On Demand: Tue 27 Apr - Sun 2 May

BOOK TICKETS HERE


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