Round out your Performance on Screen theatre experience with our Theatre @ Home Kit! Enjoy podcasts, articles, books, and more, all around the theme of the performance!
Use before, during, or after the show to further the experience!
Read the performance program here!
WHAT TO READ:
Learn all about the origin, influences, themes, and work of award-winning playwright Marina Carr in this profile written by Lady Gregory expert and friend of Irish Rep, Melissa Sihra for The Irish Times.
The Cordelia Dream is a response to one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, King Lear, who banishes his daughter Cordelia when she professes her love for him as he divides his kingdom between his children.
WHAT TO WATCH:
Watch this month’s Script Club, our member-exclusive event, featuring Marina Carr exploring the script of The Cordelia Dream with questions and insight from our members.
Watch The Cordelia Dream actress Danielle Ryan on Ireland’s late-night talk show The Late Late Show in 2011 with Saoirse Ronan and Charlene McKenna!
WHAT TO LISTEN TO:
RTE’s podcast, Drama on One, featured Carr and Irish actors Derbhle Crotty and Declan Conlon talking about Carr’s adaptation of Euripides Hecuba.
Woman and Man, the two characters we meet in The Cordelia Dream, are celebrated, accomplished, and competitive pianists. This classical piano playlist will surely set the scene!
Want to watch it on your TV?
We’ve made a step-by-step guide that may help: read the SmartTV Guide here.