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29th Sep 2021
to 2nd Oct 2021

Age Range
All ages

Samuel Beckett Theatre


Root - Dublin Theatre Festival 2021

It is said that there was a time when a red squirrel could have travelled from the north to the south of the island through tree-travel alone. That native forest of 80% has been uprooted over time to leave Ireland with the lowest tree cover in Europe.

Where has the forest gone? What would its ghost say to us?

At the intersection of ecology and performance, Root will trace where we have come from, where we are now and where we need to go. A vibrant paradigm of Ireland's forestry system that will hand the microphone over to a tree to hear what is has to say.

Expect a forest, micro moments of audience participation and a squirrel.

Devised and co-created by Shanna May Breen and Luke Casserly

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