Things We Throw Away
Things We Throw Away
Things We Throw Away
Things We Throw Away
Things We Throw Away

Things We Throw Away

Five short operas by Brian Irvine (music) and John McIlduff (text) inspired by life on the streets of Dublin.

Various VenuesDublin City10 April 2015
Various VenuesDublin City11 April 2015

Presented by Wide Open Opera and DumbWorld as part of MusicTown

Inspired by events and moments on the streets of Dublin – A sense of community among workers on a smoking break – A father and son out for a pint – A woman selling bananas on the street – A disgraced iron and ironing board – Two elderly ladies chasing after one elderly man. Moments of everyday life captured in opera.

Friday 10th April
18:00 – 19:00 Cows Lane, Temple Bar, D2

Saturday 11th April
12:00 – 13:00 Marys Street at Wolfe Tone Square, D1
15:00 – 16:00 South King Street, D2
18:00 – 19:00 Dame Court, D2

Cast:
Liam Burke (actor)
Brendan Collins (baritone)
Rachel Croash (soprano)
Doreen Curran (mezzo-soprano)
Maria Kelly (soprano)
Niamh Lawlor (puppeteer)
Sylvia O’Brien (soprano)
Shokri Raoof (actor)
Sarah Shine (soprano)
Clodagh Deegan (Costumes Designer)

Things We Throw Away was commissioned by Dublin City Council as part of the Dublin City Public Art Programme with funding from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.