SIGNATORIES - A theatrical interpretation of the Easter Rising

Monday, September 26, 2016

SIGNATORIES - Eight world class Irish writers present the seven signatories of the Irish proclamation along with Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell, in a series of monologues, bringing the audience into their innermost thoughts.

Following its initial short tour this boundaries breaking theatrical piece can now be seen at -

AXIS THEATRE, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 - 30th September and 1st October -

OLYMPIA THEATRE, 72 Dame Street, Dublin D02 K135 - 4th to 14th October -

The wonderful Emma Donoghue has written Elizabeth O'Farrell's monologue.


Reviews for the initial tour:

“This is an ambitious and significant project…. melded into a theatrical whole, confidently and movingly.“ The Irish Times *****

“this production is a perfection and a privilege: theatre, not history, but as thought-provoking as was the intent.” Sunday Independent

“ ‘Signatories’ is an unforgettable experience and a towering piece of theatre.” Irish Examiner *****

“If you love Ireland – or just great theatre – do NOT miss Signatories...‘Signatories’ is a powerful production….does not disappoint.” Irish Mirror

“a memorable and unique theatrical experience” No More Workhorse

“magical…….” Irish Independent