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Sunday 22 April 2018

Busy month for Gorey cinema

Sara Gahan

Movies@Gorey on the Courtown Road have an array of screenings in February for the viewer who is looking for something a bit different.

The Royal Opera present Tosca (Live) on Wednesday, February 7, at 7.15 p.m. Jonathan Kent's production for The Royal Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. Giacomo Puccini's dramatic work was a hit with audiences on its 1900 premier and it remains one of the most performed of all opera. Tickets are €17.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

Director Christopher Luscombe returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare's greatest comedy, Twelfth Night (Live). It will take place on Wednesday, February 14, at 7 p.m. Tickets are €17.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

For OperAfternoon Season, La Traviata from Sydney Harbour will take place on Saturday, February 17, at 3 p.m. Tickets are €10.

Caravaggio - The Shape of Darkness screening will take place on Wednesday, February 21, at 8.30 p.m., and Saturday, February 24, at 3 p.m. It is a journey through life, works and struggles of Michelangelo Merisi from Caravaggio. Tickets are €12.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

Tennessee Williams' 20th century masterpiece 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' (Captured Live) will take place on Thursday, February 22, at 7 p.m. National Theatre Live present actors Sienna Miller, alongside Jack O'Connell and Colm Meaney who played a strictly limited season in London's West End in 2017. Tickets are €17.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

Conducted by Joseph Pons and directed by Stephen Lawless, Roméo et Juliette is an opera in a prologue and five acts. It is sung in French Charles Gounod's adaption of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy and returns to the stage of the Gran eatre del Liceu after an absence of over three decades. The action is moved to the context of the American Civil War. It will take place on Tuesday, February 27, at 7 p.m. Tickets are €17.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

The Royal Ballet present The Winter's Tale (Live) on Wednesday, February 28, at 7.15 p.m. Christopher Wheeldon created his adaption of Shakespeare's late great romance in 2014. The Winter's Tale received ecstatic praise, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive, powerful story. Tickets are €17.50 for an adult and €10 for a child.

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