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The Cloak


facebooksquareSt. Brigids’ Cathedral, Kildare Town, Thursday the 26th, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th of September 2013 at 8pm.

“The Cloak” a newly commissioned stage-show written & directed by Irish artistic Director Pádraig J. Dunne showcases the remarkable life of St. Brigit of Kildare, which can only be described as “Spell Binding”. Pádraig J. Dunne who is known for his unique visionary techniques will include a stunning audio visual presentation as part of the production shot in beautiful locations around Ireland including Glendalough, The Curragh and Brittas Bay. “I am very excited about this project, it’s such an amazing story, it’s a privilege to have the artistic freedom to create my vision, exploring the drama and intrigue that was St. Brigids’ life. We are calling auditions for singers and dancers Ireland wide who would relish the opportunity to be part of this wonderful production, with choreography from Nicole Kavanagh and Musical Direction from Lisa Nagle, the level of talent and professionalism we expect will be phenomenal, add to this the eclectic score, dramatic dance and the on-stage presence of Rebecca Storm this production will please a huge cross section of theatre goers.”

Rebecca Storm (singing and acting the part of St. Brigids’ mother Broicsech) has captivated audiences for over 30 years establishing herself as one of the most popular leading ladies in musical theatre, playing some of the most demanding roles including Eva Peron in ‘Evita’, Fantine in ‘Les Miserables’ and numerous other quality productions said ”I am absolutely delighted to be singing the lead vocal role of Broicsech, in what will be a spectacular production. I love the music that has been chosen to tell the story of “The Cloak” and the dramatic setting of St. Brigids’ Cathedral”.

Both Padraig and Rebecca said that this is an opportunity for talented singers and dancers in Ireland to showcase their talents performing in a unique and original Irish production.

Anne Brain, Producer explained “The story of St. Brigid is a story of two remarkable women, St. Brigid and her mother Broicsech, both of whom endured extreme hardship, overcame these, did great works and went on to become an inspiration to thousands of people worldwide. With Rebecca Storm singing and acting the part of Broicsech, Pádraig J. Dunne as Director and St. Brigids’ Cathedral as the venue we have the right ingredients to present this story at the high level of professionalism it deserves!

‘the opening music cascades over the Cathedral, performed by the choir, the doors swing open and Celtic clad pirates pour through the doors of the Cathedral waving flags while others pull their ship to shore’ just one of the scenes from the stage-play “The Cloak” showcasing the life of a woman of our time Saint Brigid of Kildare incorporating the best singing and dancing talent on offer in Ireland.

Anne added “We are leaving our options open regarding our male lead, but the selection will enhance an already highly talented supporting cast, a spectacular light and a video production and music that will uplift the soul. It is our intention that “The Cloak” will evolve into one of the best stage-plays ever written and presented in Ireland, showcasing to the world the best quality talent Ireland has to offer”.

This event which is a contribution to the “Gathering” will benefit six Irish Charities with part proceeds going to Solas Bhride, Crumlin Children’s Hospital, Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland, Irish Cancer Society, Barnardos and the ISPCA.

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*Preview will take place on Wednesday the 25th of September 2013.

* Rebecca Storm, Pádraig J. Dunne and Anne Brain are all available for interview.

 

For more information contact Audrey Moore Communications and Marketing Director FIT Marketing Tel: 0877537629 E:audrey@fitmarketing.ie      www.fitmarketing.ie
For Ticket Purchase please go to www.stbrigidscloak.com or contact Anne Brain on 0873868324

 

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