waterfordarts.com

Waterford City & County Council's Arts resource site

JIM NOLAN’S: BLACKWATER ANGEL IN GARTER LANE

blackwater angel image

Blackwater Angel, written and directed by Jim Nolan runs in the Garter Lane Theatre Friday 14th- Saturday 22nd November. Garter Lane Arts Centre with Waterford Institute of Technology presents Blackwater Angel for its first production in Waterford, the play debuted in The Abbey Theatre in 2001.

Set in county Waterford in the summer of 1666, Blackwater Angel is a fiction loosely based on the life of Plantation Irishman, Cromwelian soldier and reluctant healer; Valentine Greatrakes. Returning home from a triumphant visit to London Greatrakes is exhausted by and in awe of his gift and refuses to heal the hoards of afflicted who have overtaken his estate and clamour for his touch. The arrival of a company of English travelling players offers temporary diversion but when one of their number, the foundling Angel Landy is struck down by a mysterious ailment he is forced to confront the source of his unwanted gift.

Previews: Friday 14th and Saturday 15th November at 8pm, Tickets: €13.

Mon 17th – Sat 22nd Nov at 8pm, Tickets €18/€15.50 (Save €2.00 on each ticket if booked by Friday 14th Nov!)

Booking: 051 855038 or www.garterlane.ie

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: