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Dec 10 2020

Gilgamesh, making it work in a different way

Macnas’ Noeline Kavanagh on bringing an ancient epic to life during a time of pandemic and restrictions

“SHE’S SOME woman for one woman” is a phrase that can very easily be applied to Macnas artistic director Noeline Kavanagh, who also embodies that old adage, “The show must go on.”

2020 was meant to conclude with Macnas taking Gilgamesh, a Galway 2020 commission, and inspired by the Mesopotamian epic poem, to the city streets in a parade filled with the spectacular imaginativeness the company is celebrated for, and as a play, written by Marina Carr, to the Black Box Theatre. Then Covid-19 arrived.

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