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Finbin Teo presents: ‘An Rón Dall’ The Blind Seal


The Blind Seal

While travelling through the west of Ireland, William Hamilton Maxwell documented the stories and experiences in his book Wild Sports of the West, published in 1832. It was one of these stories that inspired Dara McGee to put together a visual show recounting the fate of a domesticated seal at the home of a local fisherman at Renvyle, Connemara. This is reportedly a true story about the seal, his owner and all the people that were involved.  Music, storytelling and live art are used in this show to tell the tragic story of The Blind Seal.

Darach Ó Tuairisg narrate the story with Dara McGee painting live on stage with music accompaniment.

General admission seats are available by advanced reservation online.  Click HERE to reserve your seat. 

This program takes place in the Library for the Performing Arts' Cafe, on the first floor, plaza level.  

Learn more about the Irish theatre company Fibin Teo.

The LPA is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Tickets for this program are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.

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