What to Listen to:
This podcast, titled Paul Durcan’s Mayo, was originally recorded in 1974. In this podcast, this fascinating man recalls his troubled upbringing and guides us through his poetry. Follow the link below and click “Download” to listen on your computer!
Paul Durcan appeared on Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison’s 1990 album, Enlightenment, on the track “In the Days Before Rock ‘N’ Roll.” Listen to Durcan’s spoken word on the track below!
What to Watch:
Google has put together a virtual tour of multiple rooms, including the Central Hall, of London’s National Gallery. Take a virtual walk through this beautiful building and immerse yourself in some of these iconic paintings.
Paul Durcan visited the Toledo Museum of Art in 2016 to participate in the ‘Master Reading Series‘ with his book of poetry, Wild, Wild Erie. This book was inspired by works he selected from the Toledo Museum of Art’s world-class collection, marking his first collaboration with an American gallery.
What to Read:
Read reviews from our 2012 production of Give Me Your Hand in the W. Scott McLucas Theatre!
Before poet Paul Durcan wrote Give Me Your Hand describing paintings from the National Gallery in London, he wrote Crazy About Women, describing the paintings of the National Gallery of Ireland. If you like the poems of Paul Durcan, don’t miss this iconic early collection.
In this article from 2015, titled Paul Durcan: the most playful poet in Ireland, we get an insight into Paul Durcan as a poet, as he talks to an Irish Times journalist on some of his newest poetry.
At Irish Repertory Theatre, we are committed to making theatre that is affordable and accessible, particularly during this difficult period. In pursuit of this goal, we have chosen to make this event free to the public.
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