Thursday 17 August 2017

All the world's a stage for Rickman as Abbey calls

Fiona Shaw and Alan Rickman
Fiona Shaw and Alan Rickman

HE has played arch villains in movies like 'Die Hard', Severus Snape in 'Harry Potter' and portrayed Eamon de Valera in Neil Jordan's 'Michael Collins'.

Now actor Alan Rickman is taking to the stage in Dublin to star in a production of Henrik Ibsen's play, 'John Gabriel Borkman' at the Abbey.

Directed by James Macdonald, this is a new version by Frank McGuinness as part of this year's Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival.

The cast also includes actors Lindsay Duncan, Cathy Belton, John Kavanagh, Amy Molloy, Marty Rea and Joan Sheehy.

'John Gabriel Borkman' opens on Wednesday, October 13, for a six-week run.

Irish Independent

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