Show Times & Locations Ticket Price Booking Fee
Ballymacool Park, Letterkenny
Fri 19, Sat 20 & Sun 21 July at 6pm
€15/€12 €1 per ticket
The Pier, Greencastle
Tues 23 & Wed 24 July at 12.30pm
€20/€16 €1 per ticket

Comedy, tragedy and fantasy combine in Shakespeare’s bittersweet romance The Winter’s Tale which we present in a vibrant new outdoor production this July.

This immersive experience will feature live music, a garden party, food and for our Inishowen performances even a ferry crossing!

Our Letterkenny performances will take place in Ballymacool Town Park (Fri 19 to Sun 21 July) while our Inishowen performances (Tues 23 & Wed 24 July) will take place either side of the Foyle with the show including a ferry ride from Greencastle to Magilligan and back.

The Winter’s Tale

Comedy, tragedy and fantasy combine in Shakespeare’s bittersweet romance The Winter’s Tale which An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola present in a vibrant new outdoor production this July.
 
This immersive experience will feature live music, a garden party, food and for our Inishowen performances even a ferry crossing!
 
Our Letterkenny performances will take place in Ballymacool Town Park (Fri 19 to Sun 21 July) while our Inishowen performances (Tues 23 & Wed 24 July) will take place either side of the Foyle with the show including a ferry ride from Greencastle to Magilligan and back.
Two Kingdoms, Sicilia and Bohemia divided by an ocean; two kings, raised together, but at odds without reason, a wronged queen; a lost princess, prison sentences, tragic deaths, bears and ocean voyages.
 
Produced by An Grianán Theatre (IRE) and Parrabbola (UK) this large scale, immersive production will cross the borders, the traditions and the waters of the north west.
 
NB: This is an outdoor event – please dress appropriately for the weather and the terrain.
 
Performances
Ballymacool Park, Letterkenny
Fri 19, Sat 20 & Sun 21 July at 6pm
 
Greencastle
Tues 23 & Wed 24 July at 12.30pm
 
Shaking the Tale is part of Shaking the Walls, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. The project is led by Gdański Teatr Szekspirowski (Poland), the other partners are Parrabbola (UK), Cooltour Ostrava (Czech Republic) and Ratatam (Iceland). As well as Creative Europe, our co-funders for Shaking the Tale include the Donegal County Council, Arts Council of Ireland and the Earagail Arts Festival.
 
Running time to be announced.

Produced by An Grianán Theatre (IRE) and Parrabbola (UK) this large scale, immersive production will cross the borders, the traditions and the waters of the north west.

NB: This production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is an outdoor, immersive event. The performances are processive in nature and will involve some walking. Tickets are limited and advance booking is necessary.

In Letterkenny, the performance will last approximately three and half hours. We would advise tickets holders to wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes as the performance will take place on the grass of the Town Park as well as the pavements. The performance will be accessible for wheelchair users and patrons with restricted mobility, but we would request you notify the theatre of your requirements when booking tickets. Refreshments and food will be served as part of the show.

In Greencastle, the performance will last approximately five hours and will involve a return sea crossing on the Scenic Lough Foyle Ferry. We would again advise ticket holders to wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes as part of the performance will be on the beach at Magilligan. Due to the nature of the venues, these performances will not be accessible to wheelchair users and patrons with restricted mobility should be aware there will be stairs and rough terrain at Magilligan. Refreshments and food will be served as part of the show.

Weather: Please ensure you are dressed for the conditions, as the performances will go ahead unless ticket-holders are notified of cancellations on the day.

Production partners and funders: Shaking the Tale is produced by An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola as part of Shaking the Walls. Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programmed of the European Union. Additional support comes from Donegal County Council, the Arts Council of Ireland and the Earagail Arts Festival.

Shaking the Tale is part of Shaking the Walls, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. The project is led by Gdański Teatr Szekspirowski (Poland), the other partners are Parrabbola (UK), Cooltour Ostrava (Czech Republic) and Ratatam (Iceland). As well as Creative Europe, our co-funders for Shaking the Tale include the Donegal County Council, Arts Council of Ireland and the Earagail Arts Festival.

Earagail Arts Festival - 10 to 28 July 2019. 19 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard.

This event is a part of the Earagail Arts Festival – 19 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard from 10 to 28 July 2019.

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