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Saturday 27 July 2024 7.30pm

Smash Hit Celebration of The Dubliners Brings the Craic to Australia! Direct from the West End and sold-out tours worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners makes its Australian debut. In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann. So much more than a jukebox musical celebration of The Dubliners, the show stars its charismatic writer and director Ged Graham, whose narration warmly guides the audience through the fascinating life of the group in between stunning performances of so many of their celebrated classics, including 'The Irish Rover', 'The Leaving of Liverpool', 'Belle of Belfast City', 'Dirty Old Town', 'The Banks of the Rose', 'Star of the County Down' and 'The Town I Love So Well'. This hugely talented cast of musicians and singers brings the music of this iconic group back to life. It is without a doubt the ultimate feel-good Irish show. ★★★★ “This is a great evening out for fans of The Dubliners and of Irish music...a heartfelt tribute to Ireland’s favourite sons which is as loving as it is lively.” – Always Time For Theatre ★★★★★ “This show uses the songs and story of The Dubliners to demonstrate how the spellbinding magic of music can lift up the human spirit...A thrilling toe-tapping, hip-shaking, energy-soaked show.” – I Am Birmingham “The crowd couldn’t get enough!” – The Yorkshire Post “I felt like I was in Dublin with The Dubliners enjoying the craic” – What’s Good To Do

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Synopsis

Saturday 27 July 2024
7.30pm

Smash Hit Celebration of The Dubliners Brings the Craic to Australia!

Direct from the West End and sold-out tours worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners makes its Australian debut.

In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.

So much more than a jukebox musical celebration of The Dubliners, the show stars its charismatic writer and director Ged Graham, whose narration warmly guides the audience through the fascinating life of the group in between stunning performances of so many of their celebrated classics, including ‘The Irish Rover’, ‘The Leaving of Liverpool’, ‘Belle of Belfast City’, ‘Dirty Old Town’, ‘The Banks of the Rose’, ‘Star of the County Down’ and ‘The Town I Love So Well’.

This hugely talented cast of musicians and singers brings the music of this iconic group back to life. It is without a doubt the ultimate feel-good Irish show.

★★★★ “This is a great evening out for fans of The Dubliners and of Irish music…a heartfelt tribute to Ireland’s favourite sons which is as loving as it is lively.” – Always Time For Theatre

★★★★★ “This show uses the songs and story of The Dubliners to demonstrate how the spellbinding magic of music can lift up the human spirit…A thrilling toe-tapping, hip-shaking, energy-soaked show.” – I Am Birmingham

“The crowd couldn’t get enough!” – The Yorkshire Post

“I felt like I was in Dublin with The Dubliners enjoying the craic” – What’s Good To Do

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Andrew Kay and Prestige Chameleon International

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 2.5 hours, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance may contain strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences of all ages.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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