Admission free – Language: English
Door closes at 20:00 SHARP, bar open before/after and during the break only.
Annual Bloomsday – Thursday, 16th June 2016 at 20:15 hours
Haagsche Kunstring http://www.haagsekunstkring.nl/ Denneweg 64 2514 CJ Den Haag
The Hague Art Circle, The Irish Club~Netherlands Theatre Group and the Irish Embassy present Annual Bloomsday in The Netherlands. Noramollyannalivialucia (The Muse & Mister Joyce) Since 1982, The Hague has celebrated Bloomsday on 16th June 2016. Talented Irish actors play scenes from the novel Ulysses by James Joyce and bring with caustic humor – life in Dublin as on Thursday, 16th June 1904 to life. The texts are not only funny but often touching, erotic and philosophical similar to real Irish life. This year we present a very special Bloomsday thanks to support from the Irish Embassy. Opening the event four members of The Irish Club~Netherlands Theatre Group living in The Hague. our regular readers Donal Merren, Paul Treanor, Ciaran O’Faolain and newbie Lynda Mary O’Carroll and directed by Ruud Hisgen will read scenes from Ulysses (1/2 half hour) then we will have a break and the main show will be performed by The Curlew Theatre Company over from Ireland sponsored by the Irish Embassy. Directed by Eamon Grennan with the Irish actress Tegolin Knowland performing a 3/4 hour-long monologue titled Noramollyannalivialucia, The Muse & Mister Joyce. The title contains the names of four women who played an important role in the life James Joyce: Nora is his wife, Lucia his beloved daughter. Molly is the sensual vaudeville singer who gets the last word in Ulysses while Anna Livia the personification of the River Liffey, which flows through Dublin and also the name of the female protagonist of Joyce’s last novel Finnegans Wake.