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THEATRE | Dracula

In the echoing confines of a Victorian mental asylum an incarcerated man struggles to convince a watching gaggle of doctors of the extraordinary truth of an immortal shape-shifter – more monster than man – who lives through the consumption of human blood. As he desperately strives to piece his fragmented mind and rememberings together and make sense of the unthinkable horrors that befell him and his missing comrades, he comes to realise that he is fighting not just for his sanity, but his very living soul…

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REHEARSED READING | Playground

After the success of Glass Mask Theatre’s debut production ‘Idlewild’ by Jimmy Murphy, the company will now present regular nights of great play readings as part of our ‘Playground’ series. Featuring some of Ireland’s top Actors, this will be a night to see great work in it’s rawest incarnation. October 30th will be a Playground Halloween special with a selection of haunting work chosen specifically for the scary season.

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MUSIC | Little Hours Solo Acoustic

To celebrate the release of his new ‘Acoustic Live at Attica’ EP, Little Hours AKA John Doherty will perform two new solo acoustic shows. These intimate gigs will take place in the cosy environs of the Boys’ School on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th October. Fans can expect stripped back, haunting versions of the band’s best known songs, together with some never before heard songs from his forthcoming debut album, due for release on Rubyworks in 2019.

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Writers @ Smock Alley | Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale is one of the UK's most popular writers and he is the author of sixteen novels including the bestsellers 'Rough Music', 'Notes From An Exhibition' and 'A Perfectly Good Man' as well as the Costa Award nominated 'A Place Called Winter'. He is also the writer of the new BBC drama 'Man in an Orange Shirt'. Patrick’s sixteenth novel, 'Take Nothing With You' is a sad-funny comedy of resilience and survival and we are delighted to welcome Patrick Gale to the Smock Alley theatre in Dublin to talk about it.

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