The Act Of Oblivion - 10&11/02/2017

Devised by the youth theatre with Peter Hussey Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February 2018, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge. 8.00pm In our first production of 2018, Kildare Youth Theatre attempt to explore what happens when the colonised try to live alongside the coloniser. How is their shared history re-told? In 1604, at the end of the Irish Nine Years' War, an Act of Oblivion declared that all "offences against the crown" committed before the King's accession were to be "pardoned, remitted, and utterly extinguished". But they were not forgotten. Two short plays interweave and are told at the same time by two separate companies of young actors. In one, Charlie has organised the perfect New

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