Rough Weekend

By Various


Rough Weekend is a showcase of new writing and big ideas. Set across two days, each of these three unique events will feature stagings, readings and discussions, offering glimpses and impressions of never-before-seen works, commissioned by Rough Magic as part of the COMPASS Programme.

55+ Artists. 3 Events. 2 Days.

Read the Rough Weekend Programme

FRIDAY 11 FEB 7.30pm 

Works in Progress: Burnt Norton by Colin Campbell, Light and Noise from the Sky by Iseult Deane, The Delirium Archive by Shane Mac An Bhaird and Birds by Erica Murray, Wander Wander Wild Wild by Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng

SATURDAY 12 FEB 2.30pm

Works in Progress: Children of the Sun in a new translation by Hilary Fannin, Mr Slippy by Fionntán Larney, Ghosts in a new adaptation by Morna Regan and Beef by Ankur Vikal.

Talks: Shaun Dunne on writing during lockdown.

Talks: Hilary Fannin in conversation with Olga Taranova.

SATURDAY 12 FEB 7.30pm

Works in Progress: Wander Wander Wild Wild by Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng, Haven by Peter Daly, Homo Hibernicus by Jimmy McAleavey, and Decameron by Dominic O’Brien and CN Smith.

Talks: Marina Carr in conversation with Jimmy McAleavey and Karin McCully.

COMPASS is jointly supported by The Arts Council and The Lackendarragh Bursary – a significant donation of generous support from benefactor Seán Páircéir.


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