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Róisín Stack presents

Also For Roaring

The Black Box

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Also for Roaring is a catfish banana. A puff of powder. An excruciating silence. A hilarious performance experiment about three people trying to make sense of the modern nightmare world. 

Veering between desire and disillusion, they ponder whether it makes more sense to accept or reject the Strokes status quo, or whether it’s easier just to dance. To make up words. To vatch cat videos. To gather inspirational quotes. To craft our own tiny kingdoms of order.

This is a performance for anyone who has wondered about their own potential. Who has found themselves staring into a screen screaming thinking ‘what am I actually doing?’ Who enjoys a steaming side of provocation with their tepid bowl of entertainment.   Inspired by the Dadaist movement, Also for Roaring upends some conventions of traditional theatre by playing with collage, mistimings, absurdity and a strict rejection of Alanis Morisette logic.

‘What we are celebrating is both buffoonery and a requiem mass’ – Hugo Ball

Running time: 60 minutes approx (no interval)

Devised by: Daniel Guinnane, Conor Kennedy-Burke, Róisín Stack, and Johanne Webb
Script and Direction: Róisín Stack
Performed by: Daniel Guinnane, Conor Kennedy-Burke and Johanne Webb

Producer: Mags Keohane
Masks: Orla Clogher
Lighting: Mike O’Halloran

Created with support from Arts Council Ireland and Galway City Council.
Developed as part of MAKE 2019 and Galway Theatre Festival 2018.