Holy Cow! James Joyce Slaughters the Sacred Cows of English Literature

Bloomsday in Melbourne

Event Date: 
13 June 2018 to 17 June 2018
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Bloomsday in Melbourne

The Bloomsday Festival proudly notches up 25 years in 2018 as one of the premier Bloomsdays worldwide. It celebrates James Joyce's 'Ulysses' with a new theatrical adaptation of Oxen of the Sun, Joyce's hilarious foray into the world of fertility and obstetrics and his joyful parodic romp through centuries of English Literature. Directed by Jennifer Sarah Dean, a director of Shakespeare who honed her craft at the Globe (London), Bloomsday's 'Holy Cow!' assembles an experienced cast and will play at one of the premier venues for independent theatre in Melbourne, fortyfivedownstairs between 13 and 17 June.

In addition to the play, the Festival comprises a Seminar on Joyce, Obstetrics and Parody, with paper givers Dr James King and poet Philip Harvey, and Prof. Barry Jones AO will be in the Chair.

The annual Bloomsday Lunch will occur at the Imperial Hotel (an easy walk from the theatre).

More information about all events and booking details at www.bloomsdayinmelbourne.org.au This event frequently books out, so please avoid disappointment. Bookings open now.