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Tavistock Arts Tavistock Arts is Leinster based theatre production company. www.tavistockarts.com

The Early Hours at The Helix Feb 18th and 19th - Presented by HAW Theatre Company - Written by Bernard Field, Directed b...
27/01/2011
Irish Theatre Magazine | Reviews | Current | The Early Hours

The Early Hours at The Helix Feb 18th and 19th - Presented by HAW Theatre Company - Written by Bernard Field, Directed by Jim Ivers - ”Long after its reception The Early Hours haunts its audience about the issues it evokes and about its own elusive story” IRISH THEATRE MAGAZINE - Time: 8.15pm - Tickets: €15/12 (Conc) Box Office - 01 700 7000

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16/11/2010

THE MUNDY SCHEME by Brian Friel:
Special 10 euro price for monday and tuesday shows. Call
087-2627155/045-461151 to book and mention 'facebook'. check out
further details on www.tavistockarts.com.

Tickets for The Mundy Scheme are selling fast! Book yours now to avoid disappointment. Check out www.tavistockarts.com f...
02/11/2010
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Tickets for The Mundy Scheme are selling fast! Book yours now to avoid disappointment. Check out www.tavistockarts.com for further details..

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04/10/2010
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THE MUNDY SCHEME By Brian Friel

In
the face of economic crisis, it takes something as genius as The Mundy
Scheme to return Ireland to glory! Tavistock Arts brings Friel's satire
to the exciting venue at CHQ in November. You won't be disappointed.

VENUE: CHQ

IFSC, Docklands, Dublin 1

DATE: November 8th – 20th

TIME: 8pm Nightly (No Sunday Shows)

TICKETS: €15/€12/€10

CONTACT: 087 2627155 or check out www.TAVISTOCKARTS.com

Directed by Jim Ivers.
Starring
Roisin Banfield, Martin Brennan, Vincent Browning, Rónán P Byrne,
Anthony Kelly, Paul Nolan, Diana O’Connor and Tim Walsh

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12/09/2010

Next production: The Mundy Scheme by Brian Friel @ CHQ November 2010!

Press Release 28th June 2010, for immediate release TAVISTOCK ARTS presentsThe Highest House on the Mountain by John B.K...
28/06/2010
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Press Release

28th June 2010, for immediate release

TAVISTOCK ARTS presents
The Highest House on the Mountain by John B.Keane

Directed by Jim Ivers

The Liffey Studio, Newbridge, July 8-10
Boys School @Smock Alley, Temple Bar, July 12-31
Venue Theatre, Ratoath, August 7-8
All performances at 8pm nightly. No Sunday performances.
Bookings 045-447218/087-2627155 or www.tavistockarts.com

Following the resounding success of Killer Joe at New Theatre Dublin, Tavistock Arts is delighted to announce that their latest production is The Highest House on the Mountain by John B.Keane.

This is a play about the timeless battle between the forces of tradition and change. Widower Mikey’s two sons return from England to the family farm, but for very different reasons. Connie is in desperate financial trouble and fled overnight without even having the time to pack a suitcase. Patrick has had a grim life on the streets in London, and like his new wife Julie, harbours dark secrets. Mikey’s brother Sonny and Connie’s lover Sheila also hide secrets. Once the veil of secrecy is stripped away, nothing will ever be the same again.

The Highest House on the Mountain played before packed houses on its release and was critically acclaimed. The Irish Times described it as Keane’s best play. It is therefore surprising that it has been rarely presented in recent times as it richly deserves to be enjoyed by modern audiences. This is a wonderful opportunity to savour one of Ireland’s greatest playwright’s hidden gems. Here is a play which combines all the tragic power associated with The Field, without losing the unique comic appeal found in such Keane gems as Big Maggie.


Cast: Gerard Adlum, Dave Curry, Dave Fleming, Rebecca Guinnane, Eimear Kenny, Keith Millar, Brian Murray and Geoff O’Keeffe.
Tickets are priced at €15/ €12/€10.

Booking 045-447218/087-2627155 or www.tavistockarts.com

ENDS

For publicity information please contact Jim Ivers, [email protected] 086 2273660.

Photographs available upon request.

A note for editors:

Tavistock Arts

Tavistock Arts is a Leinster based theatre production company founded by Jim Ivers in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The company features an ensemble of actors and technicians who are encouraged to contribute creatively throughout the process of bringing theatre from page to stage. Combining original new writing and selected contemporary and canonical texts, Tavistock Arts aims to explore the unconscious subtext of plays and to promote a fresh and provocative approach to theatre: challenging and entertaining audiences in the process.

Jim Ivers

Following that old cliché, a mid-life crisis, Jim Ivers decided to put aside a business career in order to pursue a life-long love for theatre. He obtained an M.Phil. in Theatre & Performance at Trinity College Dublin where he studied playwriting under Marina Carr. His directing style is based upon a forensic interaction with the text so that the ensemble is liberated to explore and release subconscious meaning hitherto uncovered.

John B.Keane

Born in Listowel, County Kerry in 1928, John B.Keane, playwright, poet and fiction writer is probably Ireland’s best loved literary figure. Initially rejected by the Abbey Theatre, his plays were greeted by huge enthusiastic audiences throughout the country and it was obvious that he had cut through the repressive climate of his era and made a connection with the public at large. In time even the Abbey Theatre joined the clamour to put on Keane’s plays and long before his passing in 2002 he had become firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest dramatists. Among his notable plays are Sive, Sharon’s Grave, Year of the Hiker and The Field, which was made into a successful film by Jim Sheridan.
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04/05/2010

Rehearsals for John B Keane's HIGHEST HOUSE ON THE MOUNTAIN started today. Coming to Newbridge and Dublin in July.

08/04/2010
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Castings for John B Keane's 'Highest House on the Mountain' 15th April. Check out our website for further details and forward CVs and headshots to [email protected]

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02/03/2010

KILLER JOE opened in The New Theatre last night. To book your tickets phone 01 670 3361 or email [email protected]

22/01/2010

KCI Radio are interviewing Jim Ivers tonight about "The Signalman" on their Art Show at 7pm. Tune into 102.5FM.

17/01/2010
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KFM interview

Celine Garvey of KFM interviews Jim Ivers of Tavistock Arts on the Artyfacts show about our upcoming production "The Signalman: A Victorian Ghost Story" opening in The Liffey Studio 27th January 2010. www.tavistockarts.com

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