Moonfish Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival and the Abbey Theatre
in association with the Town Hall Theatre prsesents Redemption Falls, freely adapted from the novel by Joseph O’Connor
devised by the Moonfish.
Ensemble 1865, the end of the US Civil War. Eliza Duane Mooney, daughter of an Irish emigrant, walks across America in search of her brother Jeddo, a child soldier in the Confederate army. As Eliza and Jeddo’s stories unfold, they shine a light on the realities of war, its invisible rise, and what has left in its wake. Moonfish Theatre follow their acclaimed adaptation of Joseph O’Connor’s novel Star of the Sea with a unique re–imagining of O’Connor’s sequel, Redemption Falls. A
theatre–gig, Redemption Falls weaves traditional folk song and music, visceral imagery and evocative storytelling in a breathtaking and intense theatrical experience.