Thomas Kent – 1916 Rebel

Date/Time: 8:00PM, May 9th to 13th
Venue: Everyman Theatre
Admission: €26 | CONCESSION €23 | STUDENT €9

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A new play about Thomas Kent ~ 1916|2016 commemoration ~


On May 9, 1916 Thomas Kent became the only man outside of Dublin to be executed on Irish soil in the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising. This forgotten story is brought to you by Cork Theatre Company Lantern Productions as part of the 1916 centenary celebrations, with the first performance taking place on the 100 year anniversary of Kent’s execution.

The thrilling and heartbreaking story of Cork man Thomas Kent, part of a prominent nationalist family who lived in Castlelyons, follows his journey from his involvement in the land league, to advocating for Irish independence to becoming a well-known member of the Irish Volunteers.

Prepared to take part in the Easter Rising, the Kent brothers returned home after the mobilization order was countermanded. This, however, was not to be the end of their fight…

 

A NEW PLAY BY FERGHAL DINEEN & EOIN Ó hANNARACHÁIN
DIRECTED BY EOIN Ó hANNARACHÁIN
STARRING JOSEPH McCARTHY, JAMES BROWNE, NICHOLAS KAVANAGH, TOMMY HARRIS & JUDY DONOVAN
PRESENTED BY LANTERN PRODUCTIONS
PRODUCED BY AISLING LANE & EOIN Ó hANNARACHÁIN

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