RIAM Opera takes over Kilmainham Gaol for ‘Banished’

January 72019

RIAM Opera students will perform Stephen McNeff’s gripping new work ‘Banished’ in Kilmainham Gaol from 13th January.

The work is set on a 19th century prison ship which transported female prisoners to Van Diemens Land. It is known that Kilmainham Gaol was the holding place for those prisoners prior to sailing.

Directed by Catriona McLaughlin and conducted by Andrew Synnott, tickets can be purchased online at ‘Banished’Banished