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Tríona Ní Dhuibhir: Jezebel
There’s a jezebel in the stables and she’s singing devilish tunes. Songstress Tríona Ní Dhuibhir has created a theatrical alter ego with a twinkle in her eye and a back catalogue of country-tinged classics on the subjects of love, death, gambling and desire. The show is inspired by Castletown’s sometimes risqué past: From Katherine Conolly, the original lady of Castletown (who hosted gambling, carriage races and bevvies of rakish young men) to the Devil himself who (the story goes) paid a visit here one dark night. This musical performance explores the legend of Jezebel, historically a queen and peacemaker – later demonised as the wanton woman, but in folktales of America’s deep South – Jezebel is the Devil’s wife.
About Tríona Ní Dhuibhir
Tríona has performed as a singer for many years in different genres and contexts including choral, cabaret, country and folk. She played Dublin Fringe Festival with her one woman cabaret show Twelve Songs at the Cobalt Café and Tríona Ní Díva with Cian Boylan and band at Bewley’s Café Theatre. She performed with Cantóirí choir and alongside choral performances sang solo numbers at the Village, the Helix, Whelan’s and at Dublin Fringe Festival’s Spiegeltent. Tríona has a first class honours MA from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.
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