Manchán Magan

Arán & Im celebrates the Irish language in an engaging, accessible bilingual way, through sourdough bread and home-churned butter.

Read Manchán's Irish Times article about Arán & Im.... here

Watch a short intro video .... here

Is taibhiú drámaíochta é Arán & Im ina mbácálann Manchán arán taois ghéir ar feadh  70 nóiméad fad is a thugann sé léargas ar iontaisí na Gaeilge  – agus é ag ceiliúradh focail mhealltacha a bhaineann leis an tírdhreach, téarmaí i dtaca le hiomas agus léirstean, agus an iliomad nathanna a thugann beocht do chumhacht agus mistéir an tsaoil nádúrtha.

The Abbey Theatre Presents:

  • Presented and Produced by: Manchán Magan
  • Design: Tom de Paor
  • Direction: Tom Creed
  • Costume: Hazel McCague
  • Construction: Barry Rogerson

Fumbally Stables, Dublin, Sat, 13th Oct, 2018 - 3pm & 6pm -

 ..... book tickets

Cork Opera House, 21st & 22nd Sept 2018

Townhall Theatre, Galway, 3pm 14th & 15th Sept 2018

Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 3pm 17th & 18th Aug 2018

Lime Theatre, Limerick, July 2018

Buíochas ó chroí le: Amharclann na Mainstreach, Foras na Gaeilge, Baird McNutt, Studio Donegal, The Little Mill, Dunany Flour, Smeg, Bodel, Declan Caulfield. Maura O'Keeffe.

Arán & Im is a theatrical performance/installation in which Manchán bakes sourdough bread for 70 minutes while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring to life the mysterious glory of our natural world.

It is a celebration of language, land and local Irish food, with freshly-baked traditional sourdough bread for the audience to slice and spread with butter they churn themselves from Irish cream.

Arán & Im is a theatrical performance/installation in which Manchán bakes sourdough bread for 2 hours while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring to life the mysterious glory of our natural world.

It is a celebration of language, land and local Irish food, with freshly-baked traditional sourdough bread for the audience to slice and spread with butter they churn themselves from Irish cream.

Arán & Im