Easter Rising stage show to tour across America

A live musical drama based on the Easter Rising has been produced ahead of the 2016 centenary.

A professional recording of the show has also taken place in front of a live audience which will be broadcast on television in America this October.

The new musical will then go on a tour of America throughout 2016

A cast of 23 are involved in the two hour performance which charts the week long insurrection, including the reaction of the British forces such as Sir John Maxwell who refers to the rebels as ‘The Bloody Irish’.

Click here to watch a preview trailer of the production: