The story of the 1916 rising and it’s heroes through music, poetry, story and song. Those in power write the history books while those who suffer write the songs and poems. The play chronicles the tapestry that formed the background to The Rising, the insurrection itself and the heroes both celebrated and forgotten. Music and songs performed by The Druids and Uileann Piper Tommy Keane. Narrator Noel Shannon is joined on stage by a company of outstanding actors.
“Laochra Gael is the definitive story of the insurrection, the People’s story” – WBAI RAdio, New York
By Alan O’Neill
Directed by Michael Anthony Byrne
Presented by Sham Entertainment Ltd
Duration: 120 mins. One interval