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Blue Boy / Brokentalkers

  • Town Hall Theatre Galway Ireland (map)

The Award winning The Blue Boy deals with the experiences of men and women who were incarcerated as children in Catholic residential care institutions.

The Blue Boy combines a highly physical live performance alongside recorded testimony from former residents of institutions and gives a fresh theatrical voice to recently revealed stories of child abuse in Ireland.

This powerful and haunting show premiered as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

The Blue Boy is a co-production with Dublin Theatre Festival, LÓKAL Theatre Festival Reykjavík, Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival Groningen, Korjaamo Theatre/ Stage Festival Helsinki, Cork Mid-summer Festival. The Blue Boy is supported by Festival Firsts – Electrifying Irish Arts With support from Culture Ireland

Winner of the Grand Prix Award at the Festival kontakt Poland

powerfully physical, haunting material
****four stars - Financial Times