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Astronaut by Joe Wright at The Vault Festival

Astronaut by Joe WrightIn 2016 Dublin, Ireland a group of grass root activists occupied “The Apollo House” housing up to forty people during the Christmas period. What ensued brought a city to its feet. This Spoken-word multimedia theatre piece is inspired by that takeover.

We meet the astronaut on O’Connell St. He doesn’t have a home. He is looking for the last pieces of cardboard to fix his rocket ship and make his way to the stars.

Join him on his quest, as he confronts truths about modern-day Ireland, as well as reliving some truths of his own.

Joe Wright, is a Dublin/London based Irish Artist. Graduated in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in drama, Joe relocated to London for performance opportunities where he landed a small role on Channel 4’s Four to the Floor skit show , following that Wright landed the role as Captain Hook on a Uk tour of Peter Pan.

Astronaut debuted at the Camden Fringe festival 2017 to four-star reviews and in 2018 it Debuted at the Dublin Fringe Festival where it was nominated for a Judges choice award for “Finger on the pulse of social change”.

Astronaut
30th January to 3rd February 2019
Duration: 1 hour
Age: 15+
PIT

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