Concept, Direction, Songs, Text by Dylan Tighe
|Venue||The New Theatre|
|Duration||2hrs (no interval)|
Cast Mary-Lou McCarthy, Conor Murray, Daniel Reardon and Dylan Tighe
Design by Aedín Cosgrove
Album Production Jimmy Eadie
16mm Film by Paul Prendergast
Live Sound Brian Mooney
Dylan Tighe, director of The Irish Times Theatre Award-winning No Worst There Is None, returns to the Festival with this stirring new project which explores depression and the concept of “mental illness” with courage, imagination and humour.
Sharing his vision of a system that dismissed options and choice, this alternative opera is based on songs from Dylan’s debut album also titled RECORD. Using medical records, autobiography, fiction and 16mm film, RECORD is a brave and evocative production, which speaks honestly about what society sometimes deems taboo.
A CORK MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL AND DYLAN TIGHE PRODUCTION. A CO-PRODUCTION WITH DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL. SUPPORTED BY AN ARTS COUNCIL PROJECT AWARD AND THE ARTS COUNCIL ARTIST IN THE COMMUNITY SCHEME MANAGED BY CREATE.
Talking Theatre: Dylan Tighe in conversation. Oct 7th, Post-show 3pm (approx)
Discussion with Dylan Tighe and Ivor Browne (former Chief Psychiatrist of Eastern Health Board and Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at University College Dublin).
Click here to read more about Dylan's SAMPLES series.
ALBUM AVAILABLE FROM ITUNES, AMAZON AND DYLANTIGHE.BANDCAMP.COM
MAY CONTAIN NUDITY, LOUD MUSIC AND EXPLICIT CONTENT.