Abbey Theatre Performance - Frank McGuinness's 'Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme'
A major new co-production of this iconic war play by Frank McGuinness
On 1 July 1916, the 36th (Ulster) Division took part in one of the bloodiest battles in human history. The Battle of the Somme. One hundred years on, the Abbey Theatre presents a major new co-production of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme directed by Headlong’s Artistic Director, Jeremy Herrin.
This iconic war play by Frank McGuinness is a powerful portrayal of mortality, love and loss. In the extraordinary circumstances of World War 1, eight ordinary men are changed, changed utterly… What more have we to tell each other?
6 August – 24 September (Preview 6 – 8 August) on the Abbey stage
Times: Mon – Sat 7.30pm, Matinees Sat 2pm
Tickets: €13 – €45 / Conc. €13 – €23
Watch the Trailer below: