Readings Music & Performance

Bloomsday at the Hammer, 2015

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The Hammer’s sixth annual Bloomsday celebration finds characters in “The Wandering Rocks” episode of James Joyce’s Ulysses criss-crossing Dublin in a cacophony of voices interspersed with disruptive interpolations. A dramatic reading by our veteran actors Jane Bacon, Bairbre Dowling, James Gallo, James Lancaster, John Rafter Lee, and Johnny O’Callaghan. Organized by Stanley Breitbard.

Guinness, Irish fare and live music by Rattle the Knee in the courtyard

Dramatic reading in The Billy Wilder Theater

Guinness, Irish fare and live music by Rattle the Knee in the courtyard


Location: Courtyard and Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets for the 7:30PM reading are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person, first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended. The courtyard portions of the program are drop-in and not ticketed.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA. 

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members. 

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.