Mimic

Mimic

Written, composed and performed by Raymond Scannell
Directed and designed by Tom Creed

Performed to acclaim in Cork, Dublin and New York, Mimic is a poetic and extraordinarily prescient solo performance about a culture in economic and spiritual freefall. It is about Julian Neary who becomes a professional mimic and leaves home to get away from the culture and family life of 1980s Ireland; and about what he finds when he returns home years later. A dark satire on imitation, authenticity, and what happens to a nation that leaves its heritage behind.

“A compelling constellation... vertiginous, playful and poignant“ Irish Theatre Magazine

Image : Raymon Scannell Photo ©Mike McSweeney