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Molly Says No
Molly  Bloom in her own words – and music!
Written by Michael O'Loughlin
Performed by Judith Mok and Dearbhla Collins.

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Previous Performance:
September 23rd: in tribute to Fionulla Flanagan 6.30pm-Linwood Dunn Theatre - Hollywood, (Academy of motion Pictures and Sciences)

A dramatic recital with music by Bizet, Mozart, Granados, De Falla, Hugo Wolf, as well as traditional Irish and Sephardic folk songs.

Originally commissioned for the Joyce Centenary celebrations in Dublin in 2004, Molly Says No! is a dramatic recital written by Michael O'Loughlin which aims to show a different side of Molly Bloom.

This is Molly Bloom, heroine of Ulysses, on stage rather than in bed, freed from the prison of Joyce's text. Not the sensual, semi-literate, mythical Earth Mother, but Molly the serious artist, professional singer, foreigner, immigrant, bereaved mother, a complex modern woman in a male world. She sings the music she loves – not the repertoire imposed on her by Joyce – and tells her story in her own words.

Judith Mok has performed this show many times in Ireland and abroad to critical acclaim. Molly Bloom is especially popular at literary festivals and Bloomsday/Joyce event\s, and has been invited to many, including Dublin Writers' Festival, Dublin Bloomsday, Aspects Festival, the first Irish Literary Festival in New Delhi, India, and at many universities.