‘SIX DAYS’ comes to King House on June 3rd

On Easter Monday 1916 two Ballaghaderreen brothers, Frank and Jack Shouldice, stood shoulder to shoulder on North King Street in Dublin. Through spoken word, live cello and a riveting soundscape SIX DAYS tells what exactly happened next . . .

Written, directed and performed by Frank’s grandson (and namesake), SIX DAYS is now coming to King House, Boyle on Friday, June 3rd at 7.30pm.

Using spoken word and live cello SIX DAYS tells the largely unknown story of what happened at North King Street in Dublin through Easter Week 1916. Written, directed and performed by Frank Shouldice (Grandpa The Sniper), whose Ballaghaderreen-born grandfather (and namesake) took up position at the Jameson Malthouse. Frank is accompanied by composer Frieda Freytag and cellist Rob Campbell with a riveting soundscape designed by Sean Higgins.

“Brings home with unforgettable force a very real experience of history” — Prof Luke Gibbons

SIX DAYS is supported by Roscommon County Council and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.

Tickets are available here

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