"In the beginning, there was a nursery, with windows opening on to a garden, and beyond that the sea". The Waves, first published in 1931, is Virginia Woolf's most experimental novel. A fragmented and dreamlike tale of friendship, loss, identity and love, this play/poem follows a privileged English family from an idyllic childhood summer to the disillusionment of post WW1 adulthood and, ultimately, to their death. Now the renowned director Katie Mitchell and her company of versatile actors have taken Woolf's ground-breaking experiment in literary form and applied equally radical multi-media technology to create an original, haunting theatrical work of great beauty. Waves runs at TCD's Samuel Beckett Theatre from Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11th of October as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. Tickets are priced €22 - €33 available from Dublin Theatre Festival Box Office (01) 677 8899 or Samuel Beckett Theatre Box Office at (01) 896 2461