Fri 3 & Sat 4 May 7:30pm
One of Ireland’s leading actors Frank Grimes performs his riveting portrait of one of the world’s greatest literary figures, James Joyce.
With extracts from Finnegans Wake, The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Dubliners and Ulysses, this performance is a superb tribute to the man and his work.
Frank Grimes was born in Dublin and trained at the Abbey Theatre. He scored an early success on Broadway as Brendan Behan in the Tony Award winning Borstal Boy. Frank received a Tony Nomination for Best Actor and was voted, “Most Promising Actor” by the New York critics in Variety. Frank has worked extensively in the London theatre, including the Royal Court, the Royal Shakespeare Company and The National Theatre. Frank’s many film and television credits include, A Bridge Too Far, Britannia Hospital, The Whales of August, The Outsider, My Son, MySon, Strumpet City, Blind Justice, When The Sky Falls, Kavanagh QC and Barry in Coronation Street. During his acting career Frank has won many awards for his TV and stage work. His most recent stage appearance was Mr Tyler in All That Fall at the Arts Theatre
Frank’s exhilarating performance in "…the he and he she of it." A Portrait of James Joyce, is simply breathtaking. Not to be missed!
“Grimes’s finest hour” The Irish Times
“Vintage thespian gusto” The Sunday Times (Irish Edition)
“Grimes makes a beautiful Molly Bloom” Time Out
“Mesmerising… it was as good an evening in the theatre as you could wish to have” Croydon Advertiser
TICKETS ARE £13.50 & $9.50 CONCS