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    The Sugar Wife

    Thu, 13 Jun - Sat, 20 Jul

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    ‘We choose the world we live in. We make it, day by day…’ Dublin, 1850: The delicate balance at the heart of an affluent Dublin couple’s marriage and family business is challenged when two visitors come to Ireland to speak to the public about trade, money and slavery. Exploring the dark side of global…

    ‘We choose the world we live in. We make it, day by day…’

    Dublin, 1850: The delicate balance at the heart of an affluent Dublin couple’s marriage and family business is challenged when two visitors come to Ireland to speak to the public about trade, money and slavery.

    Exploring the dark side of global commodities like sugar, the play asks the question: if your wealth is built on exploitation, can it really be used to build a better world? 

    Exploring the tensions between the local and the global, as well as the personal and the political, this powerful new production written by Elizabeth Kuti and directed by Annabelle Comyn asks urgent questions about marriage, morality and money.