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Here's How You Can Experience Joyce's 'Ulysses' In Just Two Magical Hours

By AmyBell

September 8, 2017 at 1:51pm


Many love James Joyce's work and some spend ages trying to decipher what exactly it all means.

Well, now Ulysses will be running at The Abbey Theatre from October 2 - 28 as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

The iconic novel based in Dublin has been adapted by Dermot Bolger and is expected to go down a treat for theatre fans when the classic tale is brought to life on stage. 

The show is set to be directed by Abbey Theatre director, Graham McLaren.

Bloom's odyssey becomes a theatrical pandemonium of live music, puppets, dancing, clowning, bowler hats and kazoos. It's Ulysses like you've never seen or imagined it before...

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Dermot Bolger said, "My ideal audience is people who always wanted to read the book but felt daunted. They may be surprised to find that it remains a book about themselves and people they know."

"They will not leave knowing everything about Joyce, no more than I'll ever comprehend the fullness of his vision."

Theatre goers can expect a cracking good start to their night out in Dublin town which might inspire their own late night adventures in the capital city. 

Who knows...

The Abbey Theatre are continuing their popular 'First Free Previews' initiative and Ulysses marks their fourth in the series. Queues for that free ticket night usually start from 4.30pm so you would want to get down early.

Ulysses will run matinee and evening shows during its duration in The Abbey Theatre.

With over half of the tickets sold already, it may be best to book your ticket now and you can here.

If you know anyone who is interested, make sure to tag them below.

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