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Rapids

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Shaun Dunne 

  • Author Notes

    Created with Aisling Byrne and Lisa Walsh. 

  • Synopsis

    Exploring instances of disclosure and the presence of stigma in the lives of men and women who are HIV+ in Ireland today, Rapids looks to playfully and respectfully make the private public. From young men in rural Ireland to migrant women seeking asylum, this form-flipping piece of documentary theatre will take you through the myriad of perspectives and experiences that compound what it means to live positive in this country.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    11 October 2017

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

  • Producer

    Produced by Talking Shop Ensemble

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Cube.

Original Cast  
Performer Charleigh Bailey
Performer Shaun Dunne
Performer Lisa Walsh
Production Team  
Research Collaborator Robbie Lawlor
Film Design Kilian Waters
Sound Designer Sinead Diskin
Set, Lighting & Costume Designer Ciaran O'Melia
Dramaturg Gary Keegan
Stage Manager Ellen Gorman
Production Manager Eoin Kilkenny
Producer Lara Hickey

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme and the Dublin Theatre Festival website.