Spoken Word

We Are An Archipelago

Erin Fornoff
We Are An Archipelago - By Erin Fornoff

The somewhat true story of a 99-year-old man who moves home to Ocracoke, the strange little island of his birth, after 80 years gone.

Performed to a live score from pianist Johnny Taylor, this show imagines his return and his unlikely friendship with young pregnant woman Deena.

Washed up, they wait out a hurricane at the dusk and dawning of their two lives.

Funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon. Developed at MAKE, a residential workshop facilitated by Cork Midsummer Festival, Dublin Fringe Festival, Project Arts Centre and Theatre Forum.

Please Note:
Contains references to violence.

Director: Franziska Detrez
Writer and Performer: Erin Fornoff
Musician: Johnny Taylor 
Soundscapes: Headfoot made up of Rosie O’Reilly, Bartholomew Ryan and Colm Ó’Cíosóig
Lighting Designer: Matt Burke
Producer: Grace Kelly
Image: Slater Lemley

19 September
18:45, €11

20- 24 September
21:00, €14/€12

24 September
15:15, €14/€12


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