Five Decades in Focus – Kate Horgan

Thursday, Oct 15th, 2015 in Photography News by Alan Murphy

Cover image of Five Decades in Focus - a photographic history of Ireland's Stanislavski theatre by Brian McAvera, Joe Devlin and Kate Horgan. Published by Portobello Press 2015.

Cover image of Five Decades in Focus – a photographic history of Ireland’s Stanislavski theatre by Brian McAvera, Joe Devlin and Kate Horgan. Published by Portobello Press 2015.

 

Multi-award winning photojournalist Kate Horgan this week launched her latest book – Five Decades in Focus – A photographic history of Ireland’s Stanislavski theatre.

This book marks Focus Theatre’s outstanding contribution to Irish theatre over the last half century and features over 110 rare images by many significant photographers including Fergus Bourke, Cyril Byrne, Tommy Clancy, Ros Kavanagh, Karen Morgan, Alex McCullagh, Kevin Abosch and Tommie Lehane.  The images show the emotion, the passion and the dedication in each Focus production.

1.Sabina Coyne and Johnny Murphy in Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler in 1970. Photo by Fergus Bourke.

1. Sabina Coyne and Johnny Murphy in Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler in 1970.
Photo by Fergus Bourke.

Tom Hickey in Mike Harding's "The Kiss" in 2009. Photo by Ros Kavanagh (www.roskavanagh.com)

Tom Hickey in Mike Harding’s “The Kiss” in 2009.
Photo by Ros Kavanagh