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THEATRE | The Rivals

Smock Alley presents as its eighth in-house production, Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s much loved Comedy of Manners, The Rivals. The whirlwind plot and wondrous wit of Sheridan’s play has delighted audiences for over 240 years. This historical play will be performed here at Smock Alley for the first time since the late 1700’s. Historical tours of Smock Alley Theatre one hour before every show. On selected evenings you can enjoy a specially designed seasonal pre-show dinner with a glass of wine in our Banquet Hall and see The Rivals for only €30!

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THEATRE | The Raparees

It is the time of the Protestant Ascendancy in Co. Kerry when priest hunting is a favorite pastime. A young clergyman has escaped the gallows and fled to the Slieve Mish Mountains to be protected by a loyal band of rapparees from the pursuing Dragoon Sergeant Edward Tynan.

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FRINGE 2017 | Nine

Presented by Hilary Woods. “An uncompromising and singular songwriter.” - The Last Mixed Tape. Planet Nine looks like a volcanic crater of thickened fog and frenzied awakenings. A demystifying trip of intrigue at the edge of the cosmos, a powerful piece of theatre fusing sound, dance, film, romance, and a hapless hero called King.

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DTF 2017 | Melt

Its setting is the Antarctic – the last great wilderness, the edge of the known world, the one relatively uncontaminated territory. Into this idyllic landscape is catapulted the gloriously anarchic Boylan, a pioneering Irish ecologist gone rogue. As the play opens, he is joined by Cook, a young scientist who is strung between his professional ambitions and his romantic longing for the mysterious Dr Hansen – Boylan’s ex-wife.

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