The Playhouse Theatre and Peacebuilding Academy presents ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN 1972: Voices from the Heart of The Troubles by Damian Gorman Wednesday 22nd April 2020 to Saturday 25th April 2020 8pm

 

Notice to Patrons and those who use our building

As each day passes there is an escalation on reported cases of the coronavirus in our country. As we gather large groups of people together we have a responsibility to inform you of our position.

As the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues our building will remain closed to the public until further notice.

We can still be reached at info@derryplayhouse.co.uk.

Our box office has been in touch with patrons who have already booked for shows to offer a refund or notify them of alternative dates as soon as they become available.

We know that many of our audiences are incredibly committed to what we do as an organisation, and will want to show us support in this challenging time. There are some patrons who have decided not to take a refund, in which case this money will go directly to our work delivering arts in the community.

We thank everyone is advance for their understanding and support, and continue to ask for everyone to look after themselves and each other. 

 

________________________

 

_________________________________

Directed by Kieran Griffiths.

The statistics for 1972- the worst year of the ‘Troubles’- are astonishing: almost 500 killings (nearly 100 in the month of July alone); 10,000 shootings, 2,000 explosions, and almost 5,000 people physically injured.

But statistics only take you so far, and they don’t take you inside the hearts of people who were there. 1972 was an extraordinary year- a year when it felt like anything could happen- but it was a year of lives as well as deaths. And here is an evening of voice, of people- gathered by the poet Damian Gorman- which carries inside stories of both.

Find out more about The Playhouse Theatre and Peacebuilding Academy HERE. 

     

Picture- Gerard Harlay, Photographer, 1972

For further details about the collection contact the Tower Museum – collections@derrystrabane.com

Tickets Free. Booking essential.

« back to What's On

OUR PROGRAMME



SUBSCRIBE

Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you all The Playhouse news straight to your inbox.
First name: Last name: Email address:

FACEBOOK

TWITTER

PRINCIPAL FUNDER

Arts Council of Northern Ireland
a zoocreative website.