The 8th Myth and Theatre Festival
July 5 -
Garter Lane Arts Centre
Paris (Dir. Enrique Pardo and Linda Wise)
Arts Centre, Waterford (Dir. Caroline Senior)
Theatre, Ireland (Dir. Ciannait Clancy)
Red Kettle Theatre, Waterford (Dir. Ben Hennessy)
Charmenko, London (Dir. Nick Hobbs)
and Publications, USA
is "glorified gossip", then why not have both the glory and the gossip?
Glory is the manifestation of myth on stage: images deploying
ideas and emotions that reach mythical dimensions.
is the salt and pepper of image-making, humanitys small talk: it grounds
and flavours both tragedy and comedy.
guests included Nor Hall (whose 1999 New Orleans lecture
Hermes and the Keyhole Aura inspired the theme On Gossip), Sonu
Shamdasani, Stephen Karcher, as well as Irish contributors.