Arts & Culture
9:50 am
Sun October 14, 2012

Hob Nailed Boots Irish theatre troupe

At the invitation of Iowa’s Poet Laureate Mary Swander, who is of Irish ancestry, the theatre troupe, Hob Nailed Boots of Renvyle, Ireland,  is visiting the state giving dramatic recitals from works about the Aran Islands, the Irish famine, and immigration. We reached the troupe’s Sean Coyne from his home in Renvyle.  Coyne says audiences are in for an emotional experience…

Hob Nailed Boots Theatre Tour of 3 Plays

Performed by Sean Coyne and Tegolin Knowland, written by Eamon Grennan

Oct. 15, 7:00 P.M.  Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, IA     Emigration Road

Oct. 18, 8:00 P.M.  Ames Public Library,  Ames, IA                          Hunger

Oct. 19  6:30 P.M.  St. Augustin Church, Des Moines, IA                Emigration Road

Oct.  21,  2:00 P.M. Old St. Michael’s Church, Holbrook, IA           The Aran Islands

Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander will lead a post-performance discussion after each show.