A new Irish fairy-tale by Mike Kenny.
“a quirky thought-provoking modern fairy tale, it was undoubtedly a highlight of the Belfast Children’s Festival” – Belfast Telegraph, March 2014
“Spellbinding performances in The Ice Child”- Kilkenny People, March 2014
You can’t trust the fairy-folk. They stole the baby and left the Ice Child in its place.
The Ice Child is not like other children. He’s lost in a world that doesn’t understand and doesn’t welcome him.
The Ice Child can’t be hugged, can’t be cuddled. He’ll melt. How do you love a child that can’t be touched? And what is love anyway – when you come right down to it?
This is a tale of growing up different. It’s a fairy story – a story told by the fairies about people. And it’s a love story – a story about love.
Using sound, real-time video and live performance, a motley band of contemporary sídhe (Irish fairy-folk) enact a dazzling once-upon-a-time tale about people.
Commissioned and produced by Barnstorm, the world premiere will take place at the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny on 27th February.
Family Performance on Saturday 1st March at 7.30pm. Bookings: 056 7761674
A play for children aged 8+
Running time: 55 minutes approximately
Tickets: €10 / €7 for school groups
|The Production||Venue||Performance Dates|
|Actor: Caoimhe Cassidy||Watergate Theatre||Thur Feb 27th: 11.30am|
|Actor: Aron Hegarty||Fri Feb 28th: 10.00am & 12.30pm|
|Actor: Bryan Quinn||FAMILY SHOW:
Sat Mar 1st: 7.30pm
|Actor: Jack Walsh||Mon Mar 3rd: 10.00am & 12.30pm|
|Written by: Mike Kenny||Tue Mar 4th: 11.00am|
|Directed by: Philip Hardy||Wed Mar 5th: 10.00am & 12.30pm|
|Set Designer: Carol Betera|
|Costume Designer: Catherine Fay|
|Composer: Jack Cawley|
|Lighting Designer: Nick Anton|
|Videographer: Darragh Byrne|
|Stage Manager: Steve Rider|
|Production Manager: Vincent Demspey|
|Assistant Stage Manager: Keshet Zur|
|Graphic Designer: Alé Mercado|