Monthly Archives: August 2016

This Autumn we are delighted to welcome the Askeraden Drama Group to Ballyshannon to present their version of Ibsen’s ‘Peer Gynt’. The production is a slightly reduced version to allow for travel restrictions, and will be performed in the Abbey Arts Centre on October the 1st at 8pm as part of the Donegal Bay and Bluestacks Festival. Here’s the synopsis of the play from the group themselves: ‘This year Askeraden are diving into the dramatic depths of Ibsen’s literary world. We are creating our own variation on Ibsen’s iconic romantic dramatic poem; Peer Gynt. The lead male role, Peer Gynt, will be played as a female role in our version of the dramatic tale. We meet the young Pe Gynt as a…