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Photo head shots of Tim Bingham and Karen Lee

Visual art/photography EXHIBITION

Reject. Connect.

Creative photographer, Tim Bingham and Visual Artist, Karen Lee

Two creators: rejecting and connecting.

 

Thu 9 – Sat 25 Feb | Banquet Hall

Two creators, ‘swiping left’ until they both hit upon that elusive creative seed. This is Tinder for artists where photography meets visual art.

Creative Photographer: Tim Bingham
Visual Artist: Karen Lee
Curator: Audrey Lawless

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MUSICAL THEATRE

endings.

A musical journey to hell.

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Your life hasn’t turned out the way you expected, has it? You’re lost, aren’t you? You are. Would you like that to change?

Written + Performed by: Fionntán Larney
Music composed by: glasseyed

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

All The Moments

Love spurned, lives lost, what now?

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

All The Moments – Patrick O’Sullivan / Mental Magpie Productions
Three ex-bandmates meet at the funeral of an old friend. Through songs and story they try to disentangle memory, perspective and bitter resentment from truth.

Written By : Patrick O’Sullivan
Songs By : Patrick O’Sullivan
Directed By : Andy Crook
Assistant Director : Richard Lombard-Vance
Art Work : Thúy Vinh
Cast : Wes Doyle, Emily Healy, Lewis Magee, Eric O’Brien

Running Time : 25 mins

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THEATRE

The Testament According to Adam

Old systems need to be changed

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Capitol Theatre Company
When Adam and his brother are visited by an ever-present, all-powerful figure, things get a bit out of control.

Cast: Alejandro Niklison, Sarah Niland, Terry Kenny
Directed by: Bernadette Mc Dermott
Assistant Director: Cormac Fitzpatrick
Written by: Alejandro Niklison

Running Time : 20 mins

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STAND-UP COMEDY

Dopa-Mean Girl

A musical comedy about ADHD brains

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Louisa Ní Éideáin
Fáilte go ceolseó grinn faoi bhean a bhfuil ADHD uirthi. Experience late diagnosis of a brain that must always do two things simultaneously. Gaeilge &English.

Written & Performed by: Louisa Ní Éideáin
Directed by: Franziska Detrez
Producer: Sarah Murphy

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

Angie’s Easy

Pals, gals, pints, cans, Hozier

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Biaina Ryan
“Pub, gaff, good night, right?” Would’ve been, if scraps and shit tunes were all Darren and Anna had to endure.
Contain themes of sexual assault

Written by Biaina Ryan
Directed by Finbarr Doyle
Performed by Tadhg O’Rourke and Biaina Ryan
Produced by Hannah O’Brien

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

Work in Progress

Reality is overrated

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Capitol Theatre Company
As much as he tries, Wilson cannot finish his play. What exactly is preventing him from completing this work in his small, strange apartment?

Cast: Alejandro Niklison, Jane Tuohy, Terry Kenny
Directed by: Bernadette Mc Dermott
Assistant Director: Cormac Fitzpatrick
Written by: Alejandro Niklison

Running Time : 20 mins

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COMEDY

CON/VICT

Can You Do The Con, Con?

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Club Valentine
Disgruntled youth. Your presence has been formally mandated at the Beaumont Prison to receive a talk from the two infamous convicted Con-men, Foster and Wood.

Written by Eoin Potts and Jimmy Kavanagh
Publicity by Jess Fitzsimons Kane

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

Vera

When kooky meets delusional…watch out!

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Colette Forde at Soul Star Productions
Everybody needs a ‘Vera’. A witty, lively vintage, strawberry-pop. Devotee of Hollywood’s magnificent Rita Hayworth. However…she’s a little too lonely. Oh Lawdy! Dangerously lonely…

Written and performed by Colette Forde
Directed by Patrick Talbot

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

The Last Incel

A woman has entered the chat

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Man Overboard
A comedy about a group of Incels who slowly implode when a woman sleeps with one of their members and crashes their zoom meeting.

Directed by Jamie Sykes
Written by Jamie Sykes and Niall Johnson

Running Time : 25 mins

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STAND-UP COMEDY

Imagine If You Will…

A white man doing stand up

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Francis Breen
Imagine, if you will, an alt comedy man, in white paint and an inexpensive jumpsuit doing stand-up. Contains big ideas. For lovers of the absurd.

Writer/Performer Francis Breen
Produced by Jo Heffernan

Running Time : 20 mins

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STAND UP COMEDY

MANIC PIXIE DREAM REN

A Film School Dissertation-Induced Meltdown

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Ren Forsythe
A Film School Dissertation-Induced Meltdown Where academia, sex and pop culture fail to intersect, Ren writes her thesis about a misogynistic character trope- and almost becomes one herself.

Written & Performed by Ren Forsythe
Produced by Becky Cheatle
Voiceover by Michael Sable

Running Time : 20 mins

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MUSICAL theatre

Sentimental: A New Gig Musical

Speaking of break-ups, the world’s ending.

 

Thu 9 + Fri 10 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Jaxbanded Theatre
On the eve of a global catastrophe, two ex-bandmates receive a message inviting them to the club where they first met. Chaos and kazoos ensue.

Written By: Ois O’Donoghue + Ruairi Nicholl
Directed By: Ois O’Donoghue
Produced By: Daniel Culleton
Production Design By: Jodie Doyle
Lighting Design By: Amy Dunne
Visual + Poster Design By: Roisin Sheridan Bryson

CAST: Morgan Buckley, Ruairi Nicholl, Sarah Moran-Nolan

Running Time : 30 mins

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THEATRE

MAD

a verbal movement story of healing

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Dagogo Hart
A theatrical performance, a spoken word show, a physical exorcism. A story of grief, chaos and healing.

Written and Directed by Dagogo Hart
Performed by Christopher Ranaldi
Produced by Faith Dagogo Hart
Photography by Tobi Manuwa

Running Time : 25 mins

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MUSIC + THEATRE

Oreste

The nausea of life

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Makrià Midèn
A journey through sound and music exploring the myth of Orestes in a new perspective. What makes us take part to life?

Written and directed by Makrià Midèn
Cast: Myles Feerick, Emily Healy, Makrià Midèn and Leah Williamson
Music composed by Elia Bressanello
Musicians: Agostino Luisetti and Maria Sandu

Running Time : 30 mins

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MUSIC + poetry

Lifting the Gate

People, places and lives that mattered

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Ben MacCaoilte with She Bows
Ben MacCaoilte brings beautifully formed poetry to the stage. Impossibly detailed worlds are revealed in tight verses, all wrapped in original music by She Bows.

Written and performed by Ben MacCaoilte
Music composed and performed by She Bows
Produced by Crannóg Media

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre

The CRISPR Show!

Three enthusiastic scientists explain genetic editing.

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Marissa Wyll
This interactive and educational show for all ages explains the science and ethics of genetic editing. It’s fun, we promise.

Written + Directed by: Marissa Wyll
Produced by Helen Hennessey
Cast: Bronagh McMullan, Rachel O’Sullivan

Running Time : 20 mins

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Clown / Physical Theatre / Improv

Questions, Questions!!

We know, We don´t know!

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Skin and Blisters
Inspired by the Book of Questions of Pablo Neruda, Skin & Blisters ponder and react to each other’s idiosyncrasies in a profound and hilarious way.

Directed and Produced by Carol Walsh
Performed by Caitriona Ni Threasaigh and Angelica Santander

Running Time : 20 mins

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Theatre / Stand-up Comedy

Elementaller

We know, We don´t know!

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Jonathan Victory
Troubled but charismatic martial arts influencer Tony Fallon teaches a seminar on five elemental fighting styles, bringing the fight to his secret mental illness.

Written and Performed by Jonathan Victory
Directed by Saoirse Siné
Produced by MJ Stokes

Running Time : 20 mins

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Stand-up Comedy

The Coil’s Lament

Is this it?

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 4pm | Main Space

Síomha Hennessy
A musical comedy for everyone who has ever downloaded Hinge and then immediately googled ‘I think I am asexual?’

Written and performed by Síomha Hennessy

Running Time : 25 mins

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Comedy

Dad Chat

Like the Late Late but Rad!

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 4pm | Main Space

Sean Flaherty
A chat show hosted by a curious Gen-X dad trying to make sense of the current fast paced and bewildering lifestyle of Millennials and Gen-Z.

Created by Sean Flaherty
Directed by Mikey Fleming
Produced by Paul Hoey

Starring: Sean Flaherty, Paul Hoey, Síomha McQuinn, Marlon Simeon, Quinton O’Reilly & Kate Moylan

Running Time : 20 mins

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Stand-up Comedy / Improv

One of You Has to Die

A post-apocalyptic interactive comedy show

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Michael Sable
A post-apocalyptic interactive comedy show If you’re not chosen to be sacrificed, you’ll hopefully die laughing anyway in this post-apocalyptic, interactive comedy show set in the distant future – 2024.

Written + Performed by Michael Sable
Produced by Allie O’Rourke

Running Time : 20 mins

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Comedy

HR_final.pptx

A PowerPoint about a PowerPoint

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Brian Garvan
A 20-minute presentation about how Brian Garvan lost his mind when he was asked to make a 45-minute presentation for a job interview.

Written + Performed By : Brian Garvan
Produced By : Jim Dawson

Running Time : 20 mins

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Theatre + music + poetry

Feathered

Again, I beg. Everything again.

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Shannon O’Reilly
Feathering is a form of public torture. Feathered explores the fabric of the self, the fluidity of grief and the beauty of being untethered.

Directed by Aoibhín Murphy
Music by Chez McDonald
Performed by Gráinne Christmas
Written by Shannon O’Reilly
Photography Ryan Hoban

Running Time : 20 mins

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Theatre

Pleasure, Man!

Coded for your pleasure.

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Denny Redmond
Pleasure, Man! explores the broken queer identity in a pre Hays code Hollywood through the eyes of the town’s wise cracker, Billy Haines.

Written + Performed By : Denny Redmond
Directed By : Síomha McQuinn
Photography By : Luke Faulkner

Running Time : 25 mins

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Theatre

Misdirect

Everything is fine, enjoy the show.

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Scaoilte
A theatre company try to perform their show, while falling apart backstage. A play about finances, creativity, and the pressure to look the other way.

Written and Directed by Cian Ó Náraigh
Produced by Colin Smyth
CAST: Darragh Gilhooly, Fionnuala Maher, Gwenaelle Gillet, and Peter McHale
Stage Managed by Martha Cosgrove
Lighting Design by Conor Bustos
Stage Design by David Hannafin
Sound Design by Cormac Dowdall
Choreography by Doug Morrison
Artwork by Hollie Murphy

Running Time : 25 mins

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Music performance

4 Seconds to Midnight

Music that makes you go, ‘heh’

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Dan Cosgrove
A rollercoaster of theatrical songs from Ireland’s least-best known satirical songwriter. Dan shares his witty, poignant and probably confused view of the world.

Written + Performed by: Dan Cosgrove
Produced by: Marcus Ó Faoláin

Running Time : 20 mins

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Theatre

Prawn Cocktail

An ode to the singular crisp.

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Colour and Ducks
The midnight ghost of Allen Ginsberg. Harriet Tubman in a tub of spam. Walt Whitman’s unseen bunda? 3000-year-old Bolivian cocaine. COME JOIN THE PARTY!

Written and Directed by: Rosa Thomas
Starring: Ava Hahessy Madigan
Producer: Emily Thomas

Running Time : 20 mins

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Theatre

Ya Never Know

Could you die happy?

 

Sat 11 + Sun 12 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

The Collective Productions
A dark comedy about a considerate killer. Murder is indiscriminate. Unless it isn’t.

Written and Directed by Christopher Kelly
Cast: Ian Anthony, Jennifer Costello, Christopher Kelly
Produced by The Collective Productions
Producer Luke Collins
Graphic Designer Mark Corry

Running Time : 25 mins

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Theatre

if all the times i cared had names. (i’d name you all the time)

i really shouldn’t say this but-

 

Sat 11 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

acushla theatre

a crying sky

a swallowed sun

moonlight fills the rain…

drowned in love and soaked in grief.

four people. one city.

11:11pm *downpour*

Directed by Brian Briggs & Seán Loughrey
Devised and performed by Brian Briggs, Sarah Moran, Seán Loughrey & Seán McDermott
Produced by Luke Kavanagh
Stage Managed by Gillian Weston
Production Managed by Iain Synott
Costume Design by Aisling Finegan
Set Design by Seán McDermott
Lighting Design by Matthew Moran
Graphic Design by Nate James
Original Compositions + Arrangements by Darragh Groome & Brian Briggs

Running Time : 50 mins

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Music Performance

Wayfare

Ethereal indie-folk melodies

 

Sat 11 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Patrick Stefan

Through song, “Golden-throated” Irish/Dutch singer-songwriter Patrick stefan channels seafaring ancestors, global music sounds and Moby Dick in this full-band, official album launch.

Performed by:

Patrick stefan (vocals & guitar)
Jason MacNamara (drums)
Niall Hughes (upright bass)
Louis Younge (violin & keys)
Alessandra Azevedo (dance)

‘Wayfare’ was produced by Alex Borwick

Running Time : 40 mins

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THEATRE

Swelter

THIS IS NOT ABOUT STUART CHRISTIE

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Michael Lucey & Tristan Spellman Molphy

A dictator.
A rebel.
His granny.
A bomb. …but when is a bomb not a bomb?
(THIS IS NOT A PLAY ABOUT STUART CHRISTIE.)

Directed by: Tristan Spellman Molphy
Written by: Michael Lucey
Produced by: Alice Hennessey
Stage Manager: Matthew Moran
Production Manager: Deirbhile Mylod
Lighting Design: Samuel Ferrie
Costume Design: Leigha Plunkett
Sound Design: Ben Schönfeld
Prop Design: Peter Crighton
General Crew: Tim Kenny
Cast: Daire Ó Muirí Grace Davie Tadgh Snodgrass

Running Time : 25 mins

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THEATRE

Amy’s Princess Party (it’s a surprise)

Happy Birthday! Your Dad is hot.

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Mae Leahy & Jess Fitzsimons Kane

This costume smells like vomit, my tiara broke, and my agent just dropped me. It’s your party and I’ll cry if I want to.

Directed by: Mae Leahy
Performed by: Jess Fitzsimons Kane
Written + Designed by: Mae Leahy & Jess Fitzsimons Kane

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

Uncle Adolf

How could we be so blind?

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

N/A (No company name)
What should you do when evil stares you in the face? William Patrick Hitler presents his warning to the world for present and future generations.

Written by Dave Edward Keenan
Directed by Franziska Detrez
Starring Felix Brown
Light Design by Kevin Murphy

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

A Quiz Too Far

Some people take quizzing too far…

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Ryots Productions
Jordan and his team have their eyes on first place at Frank’s pub quiz and are prepared to go to extremes lengths to achieve it.

Writer: Eoin Redmond
Director: Ciarán Gallagher
Dramaturg: Emily Gillmor Murphy & Jason Flynn

Running Time : 25 mins

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THEATRE / Physical theatre

Pigeon

Three friends, three lives, one story

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

GráMORE Productions
When friends are as close as Pigeon’s, it’s hard to keep your stories straight. But Pigeon’s got to tell the truth – Especially to herself.

Written by: Kate Conboy-Fischer
Cast: Cara Jade Chapman, Laura Whelan, Kate Conboy-Fischer

Running Time : 30 mins

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THEATRE

New Era, New Éire

The same old new stuff.

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

BoyFace
John-Thomas reflects on a night out in Dublin amidst the ever changing landscape of Dublin, surrounded by forced change he cannot control.

Written by Luke De Brún
Performed by Jason Corbett

Running Time : 15 mins

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theatre

Factory 88

The catastrophe of the liquid sunshine.

Tue 14 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Rua Barron & Company

Radium: liquid sunshine, silent killer. How many more women’s healthcare scandals will it take? This is for anyone who isn’t believed at the doctor’s office.

Created + Performed by: Hannah Power, Judith Robinson, Luka Wilcockson, Rua Barron + Sally Hennessy
Sound Design + DJs: Judith Robinson + Sally Hennessy
Lighting Design: Owen Clarke
Set Design: Natasha Duffy
Costume Design: Luka Wilcockson
Sound + Lighting Assistant: Fionn Barron

Running Time : 40 mins

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THEATRE

The Case of Gaffy Pooey!

Who dunna poo in the kettle?

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Twenty Minute Mysteries
A crime of passion, or desperation? A night of merriment, or malfeasance? Two detectives face their hardest case yet: who dunna poo in the kettle?

Written and Performed by: Matt McGowan, Tim Leech-Cleary

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

The Argument!

Two people fight through the genres

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Charisma Check
What does an argument look like? We’re taking one fight and filtering it through multiple tropes, genres, and staging to see how things change!

Written & Performed by: Jessica Danner, Tom Duffy
Directed by : Jae M. O’Connor
Choreographed by: Gemma Trimble

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

The Greatest Story Ever Cast

The Devil is in the detail

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Frank Notions
Mary is auditioning for the role of a lifetime, but she must impress BB, a formidable casting director who has been around a long time.

Written by Paul Elliot and Edel Murphy
Performed by Jennifer Laverty and Edel Murphy

Running Time : 25 mins

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stand-up comedy

You Who!

Knock knock: who’s really there?

 

Tue 14 + Wed 15 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

You Who!
You Who! is for lovers of comedy and existential crises. Kate shares how she untangled her identity by talking to strangers: dates, therapists, and audiences.

Written and performed by Kate Feeney
Produced by Felix O’Connor

Running Time : 20 mins

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rehearsed reading

If I Die It’s Your Fault

Theatre interns collect severed horse heads

Wed 15 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Emily Featherman

A play about the inadequacy of plays. Two interns collect severed horse heads for the inexplicably still alive, Brecht. You might both laugh and cry.

Written + Performed + Directed by: Emily Featherman
Produced by: Simon Pepper

Running Time : 45 mins

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THEATRE

Wo/Mi

You don’t even look sick.

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Keelin Sanz
Told from an American perspective, Wo/Mi explores the perils and, often comedic, pitfalls of getting sick in a broken healthcare system.

Written and Directed by: Keelin Sanz
Producer: Emma Thornton
Performed by: Freya Blendell, Darragh Scannell and Olivia Walsh

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE + DANCE

Show Time!

Isabella’s biopic. How does it end?

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Ciarán Treanor, Presented by No Drama Theatre
Isabella: theater director colleague patient friend mother lover ex, is making her film debut, a biopic about her own life. But how does it end?

Writer / Director: Ciarán Treanor
Producer: Malcolm Bolton
Cast: Andrei Callanan, Carl Fitzpatrick, Carla Foley, Grace Moore, Jane Tuohy, Liam Murphy, Kate Cosgrave, Sarah Niland, Sorcha Herlihy

Running Time : 25 mins

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THEATRE

And so it ends

We fall. We end.

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

After Midnight Theatre
We broke us down into little pieces, trying to understand. We met, we fell, we ended. That simple. That complicated.

Written + Performed by Shane Robinson & Siobhán Hickey

Running Time : 25 mins

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musical THEATRE

The Red Trials

New Twist on an Old Tale

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

AD Theatrical
What if Little Red Riding Hood was a Social Media Influencer? and was framed for a murder? This is a true crime Dramady musical.

Writter and Performer: Andrew Dawson
Director: Emma Jones

Running Time : 20 mins

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Shauna Carrick Wants A Dog

Girl Wants Dog. Has Anxiety Instead.

 

Thu 16 Feb @ 8pm | Sat 18 Feb @ 4pm | Main Space

Aon Scéal Theatre
A new musical comedy about navigating life, love, and wanting a dog. Almost thirty, Shauna attempts to become the main character in her own life.

Shauna Carrick – Writer / Performer
Conor O’Rourke – Writer
Kate McBrearty – Producer
Aidan Byrne – Musical Director

Running Time : 30 mins

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THEATRE / physical theatre

Bubblegum

Don’t think too hard, it’s unattractive.

 

Thu 16 Feb @ 8pm | Sat 18 Feb @ 4pm | Main Space

de Brún and Lane
A chaotic microcosm of society, with recognisable scenarios and stereotypes we are all guilty of falling into. Humorous, quick and simply fun!

Co-written by: Caoimhe de Brún and Emma Louise
Directed by: Caoimhe de Brún
Performed by: Emma Louise
Produced by: Megan Flynn
Lighting design by: T Kokalj

Running Time : 15 mins

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THEATRE

Happy Capital

Don’t bet on the wrong horse

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Tommy Harris
Mark believes he’s found his golden goose, Cryptocurrency – and he won’t let not knowing what it is or how it works affect his dream.

Written + Performed by Tommy Harris
Directed by Alan Dalton

Running Time : 20 mins

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music performance

HEAR + NOW

An improvised, synthesized garden of sound

 

Thu 16 + Fri 17 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Dr. Mindflip
Psychedelic pop wizard Dr. Mindflip makes an ambient brew just for you. Bathe your brain in a synthy soup of dense drones and warm tones.

Written + Performed By : Dr. Mindflip

Running Time : 25 mins

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musical theatre

The Wholly Divided Trinity Conspiracy of Queen Elizabeth (Near Dublin) – Act 1 of 2

We Wrote This Before She Died

Thu 16 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Disco Trolley Productions

A story of two friends, two timelines, one all-powerful wizard, one magical trolley, six Anne Hathaways, and as much popcorn as you can eat!

Written & Directed by Cathal Crowley and Alex Durac
Produced by Molly Donnery
Songs & Lyrics by Cathal Crowley, Johnny Mason and Alex Durac
Stage Manager: Abby Fry
Choreographer: Grace Doyle Flaherty
Conductor: Medb Brereton Hurley
Vocal Director: Nuala Whittle
Sound Design: Naoise Cunningham
Lighting Design: Pedro Pacheco
Set Design: Anika Kidd
Costume Design: Juliana Schmidt Tomazini
Costume Assistant: Gráinne Earley
Arrangers: Cathal Crowley, Johnny Mason, Cathal O’Riordan, Lucy Rice, Mark Deering Photography: Megan Ní Mhathúna

Running Time : 55 mins

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rehearsed reading

Moving On

Relationships shatter and people move on

Thu 16 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Beaver Row Heritage Players
A darkly comic look at how 5 people [and a cat] struggle with broken relationships, try to rebuild their lives, perhaps heal, and ‘move on’.

Directed by Glenda Cimino
Co-produced with Deirdre Jones
CAST: Ciaran Daly, Lorna Fox, Mary Pat Moloney, Nicholas Lane, Rebecca Blomfield

Running Time : 45 mins

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THEATRE / COMEDY

The Final Episode of The Magic Tower

Crime, lies and googly eyes

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

The Bootsy Boys
Join the studio audience for a classic afternoon of Irish kid’s TV! Today we’re learning about friendship, family and facing demons from your past. 16+

Directed by: Mikey Fleming
Written by: Steve Bennett, Victor Bible, Fionn Cleary

Running Time : 25 mins

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musical THEATRE

Heaven shakes a little

Drenched in honey, covered in sunlight.

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Sonja Dinkelaker

A knock on the door. It’s life. It wants a word.
“You will fall in love.”
“Alright – I can handle that!”

Written + performed by: Sonja Dinkelaker

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

FEET PICS AREN’T FREE!

For sale: feet pics, freshly painted.

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Gráinne Holmes Blumenthal
Come with me, foot model extraordinaire, and learn the importance of why feet pics are NEVER free!

Written and Performed by Gráinne Holmes Blumenthal
Directed by Joy Nesbitt Lights
Sound by Colin Doran
Produced by Orla Devlin
Photo by Clara Cronin

Running Time : 20 mins

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IMPROV

The Bag of Cats 9 Lives Show

3 People, 3 places, 9 lives!

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Bag of Cats
An improvised comedy show exploring the masks we all wear in our lives, and how those masks can slip when things get hectic.

Performed By: Aidan O Sullivan, Connor McGrath, Dan Binchy, Eoin Wickham, Michael Sullivan, Sharon Conneely

Director: Richard Zimmerman
Producer: Sharon Conneely
Artwork: Aidan O’ Sullivan

Running Time : 30 mins

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THEATRE

The Buried

Fear What Lies Beneath

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

No Drama Theatre
A successful horror writer returns to his home town to find his missing childhood friend. A dark force from their past reawakens.

Written and Directed by Dave Curran
Produced by Andrei Callanan
Performed by Dave McGowan, Cathal O’Donovan, Lisa Gallagher, Lana Camilli, Liam Murphy

Running Time : 30 mins

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Storytelling

Yes, Uncertainly

A show for the perpetually uncertain

 

Fri 17 + Sat 18 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Richard Zimmermann
Richard is positive he has a chronic case of uncertainty. He worries it might be terminal. If only he knew which problem to solve first.

Written + Performed By: Richard Zimmermann
Directed By: Ross Curran
Produced By: Andrew Hanley

Running Time : 20 mins

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rehearsed reading

In Loco Parentis

They grow up so fast.

Sat 18 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Wren Dennehy

A perfectly good mother-son relationship is turned on its head when the son becomes a daughter. A family drama with a gothic twist.
Contains themes of sexual assault

Directed by: Nessa Matthews
Produced by: Kat Ennis
Written by: Wren Dennehy
Cast Includes: Charlene Gleeson Barry John Morton Donncha O’Dea

Running Time : 60 mins

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theatre

Dogs Already Know How To Love

It’s a doggie-dog world out there

Sat 18 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Up Up Up

It takes us longer to figure it out. A show for dogs, and their humans. Especially the difficult ones.

*sorry no doggies other than our stage doggies allowed in the theatre for this showing

Written and performed by Emma O’Grady

Running Time : 40 mins

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THEATRE

The Cassandra of Ulster

She who prophesies will be silenced.

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Up the Lagan.

Extraordinary scenes in Parliament: Bernadette Devlin MP, the only witness to the events of Bloody Sunday in the House, stages “a simple proletarian protest”.

Written + Directed by: Laura Morgan
Produced by: Maeve O’Lynn

Running Time : 25 mins

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stand-up comedy

(Don’t) Vote for Pedro

Yes he’s incompetent but also funny.

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Pedro Guerra

Pedro is a terrible person and definitely not fit for office and he is going to tell you exactly why… hilariously.

Written & performed by Pedro Guerra.
Directed & produced by Gillian Fitzgerald.

Running Time : 20 mins

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THEATRE

The Scratcher

A dramedy about scratch card addiction

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Kelly Shatter
All Nicole can think about is scratching but she’s about to meet her girlfriend’s best mates for the first time. Can she resist the itch?

Developed @ Axis Assemble
Written + Performed by: Kelly Shatter
Collaborator: Camille Lucy Ross

Running Time : 25 mins

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THEATRE

Loves Me, Loves Me Not

DNA test destroys bride’s dream wedding.

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Through The Looking Glass theatre company
Elaine Bedford is rich, beautiful, and about to marry her lifelong crush. That is, unless her father reads the DNA test results.

Written and directed by: Letizia Delmastro

Running Time : 20 mins

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improv

Propitiation – Come. Join. Follow

You’re accepted. But you’re still annoying.

Sat 18 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Cloven

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. The road to heaven is maintained by a complex chorewheel and sticky notes on the fridge.

Developed & Performed by: Debbie Cheevers, Hannah Lemass, Denny MacDermott, Ashly Stewart, Elaine Quinn

Running Time : 40 mins

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THEATRE

Ba Dum Tsh

Sex, lies and cancel culture

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ Sc

Aaron & Caitlin
A cheating comedian and his fan-turned-accomplice walk into a hotel room, in this rehearsed reading of a darkly funny and confronting new play.

Aaron Hickland: Writer/Performer
Caitlin Magnall-Kearns: Writer/Director
Méabh Quinn: Performer
Caoimhe McGee: Producer

Running Time : 25 mins

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comedy

Failure Party!

Begins with F. Followed by A.

 

Sat 18 + Sun 19 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ Sc

Claire + Fergus
Join us at Failure Party! to celebrate life, rejection and failure through famous examples, personal experiences and audience interaction.

Hosted by Claire Millane and Fergus Keane

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

Normal Turmoil

I’m fine. Don’t I seem fine?

Sun 19 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Ella Skolimowski

Concussion, chlamydia, emotional incontinence… won’t stop her being a great date. A metatheatrical ramble through group therapy, neanderthal funerals and Barack O’bama Plaza.

Aneta Dina Keder
Susannah Conroy
Daniel Mahony

Running Time : 60 mins

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theatre

Thrown

Artist gives her first ceramics class.

Sun 19 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

InHouse Theatre Dublin

An established artist swaps her lonely studio for the classroom and rediscovers her passion for clay.

Written + Produced by Olivia Morahan
Directed by Paul Nugent
Dramatugy by Siobhan Mannion
Photography by Martin Dunne
Cast: Anna Nugent
Running Time : 40 mins

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theatre / physical theatre / movement

Airport Journey

An everyday random chance of love

Sun 19 Feb | 4pm | Main Space

The Lumiere Theatre Company

Karim Nehran Messeri died in Charles de gaulle airport. Our story of arrivals, departures, is for those of you who yearn for inspiration.

Devised and performed by the ensemble
Director: Michael McCabe
Cast: Leanne Bickerdike, Maeve Bradley, Killian Filan, Claire Gleeson, Katarina Kaniamou, Agostino Luisetti, Sean McManus, Niamh McPhillips, Brian O Suilleabhain, Evan Sunderland, Ben Waddell, Sarah Wiley Producer: Saili Aine Ni Mhurcu
Stage Manager: Ruby Collin
Lighting Designer: Matt McGeown

Running Time : 40 mins

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theatre

A Difficult Decision

Gogglebox Live!

Sun 19 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Blood in the Alley Productions

A good old-fashioned argument over what to watch on the telly. Tempers are high in this intimate one act comedy.

Written by Oisín Flores Sweeney
Directed by Geoff Gould
Cast: Seamus O’Rourke, Joan Sheehy

Running Time : 45 mins

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comedy panel show

Immigrants Ruin This Country LIVE

Ireland’s last hope: Five immigrant comedians.

Sun 19 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Daniel Lukas

A satirical comedy panel show about Ireland. The Irish government has tasked five immigrants with saving a country in ruins, this show is the result.

Created, hosted and Directed by Daniel Lukas
Produced by James Surgeoner
Featured Comedians: Shrini Kalwad, Jim Elliot, Nghia Mai and Lesly Martinez

Running Time : 50 mins

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theatre / rehearsed reading

UPSTAIRS?

“So can you still not see?”

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Andy Hourihan

The Cave is all they knew until one amongst them discovers a world upstairs. Will this new curious revelation shed light or bring chaos?

Written + Performed By: Andy Hourihan
Directed By: Daragh Fitzgerald
Artwork By: Anna Frizelle
Cast: Andy Hourihan, Emily Healy, Myles Feerick, Sean McAuliffe

Running Time : 30 mins

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theatre

In Her Shoes

A tale of hardship and survival.

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Dovile Kraske

A tale of hardship and survival. Hear 86-year-old Ona’s voice echoing through her granddaughter as we walk through the shades and shadows of memory back to her Soviet Lithuanian village.

Written by: Dovile Kraske & Padraic McGinley
Directed by: Dovile Kraske & Sarah Noll
Produced: Dovile Kraske & Greg Wallace Costume: Agne Varpukeviciute

Running Time : 15 mins

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music + poetry

A Bard is a Failed Poet

Stories about poems without rhyme

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Fireside Bard

From our ancient mythic past, through the sterile bullied classroom, to the expanse of inter-cosmic space – Let’s take some lines for a walk.

Written + Performed by Kevin C. Olohan
Produced by Thomas Emmet

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

The Lead Pipe Pigeon Brigade

Pigeon. Pigeon. Pigeon. Pigeon. Pigeon. Pigeon.

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Michael Sullivan

A coming of age story about a 32-year-old artist’s struggles with perfectionism, paying rent, and an army of sentient pigeon drawings.

Written by: Michael Sullivan
Directed by: Stephen Bradley
Produced by: Fionn Cleary
Art by: Sharon Conneely

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre

Flinch

A play about everyday pain

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Rare Antics
Through playful vignettes, three performers examine how we feel and forget pain. An exploration of things that poke and pinch – the propensity to flinch.

Writer: Emer Tyrrell
Director: Em Ormonde
Sound Design: Dan O’Brien
Lighting Design: Lucy Bracken
Costume Design: Seirce Mhac Conghail
Set and Props: Ciara Farrell
Image Design: Emma Scully
Stage, Production Manager, and Producer: Rachel Coote
General Crew: Eimear Conroy
Cast Anna Winifred, Ellen Reidy, Patrick O’Leary
From our ancient mythic past, through the sterile bullied classroom, to the expanse of inter-cosmic space – Let’s take some lines for a walk.

Written + Performed by Kevin C. Olohan
Produced by Thomas Emmet

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre

One Hundred Ghost Stories

Based on supernatural samurai game

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Chris Moran
Can we tell 100 ghost stories over one night? And who can tell whose story? An interactive introduction to Irish-Japanese folklorist Lafcadio Hearn.

Adapted and directed by Chris Moran
Movement direction by Luca Villa

Running Time : 20 mins

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comedy

Oh my GAD!

Living with Generalised Anxiety Disorder

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Foul Mouth Jo
Comedian Foul Mouth Jo is an over thinker. She takes up knitting to relax but somehow the repetition just makes the bad thoughts get bigger.

Foul Mouth Jo – performer
Jonathan Hughes – producer

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

What a P*ssy

Does your body feel like home?

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Eibhleann Caffrey
Does your body feel like home? Marie isn’t sure. She is more independent and sex-positive than ever, but her new housemate, The Pussy Pillow is here to show her the way.

Written + Performed by Eibhleann Caffrey
Produced by Niamh Ní Fhlatharta
Puppetry + Puppet Creation: Adrienne Walsh

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre / improv

The Improv Diaries

Teenage dreams: Almost fun, never cute.

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

No Desserts Theatre Company
You pick the hilarious, tragic diary entry: And we will ‘perform it all back to you’-S CLUB 7. RIP DIGNITY/ RIP GROOVY CHICK.

Written and performed by: Gemma Kane, Aoife Martyn, Sadhbh Mc Loughlin, Eoghan Collins, Niall O Brien Directed by: Our terrible life choices.

Running Time : 25 mins

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dance

Usual Programming

Bring on the summer of love!

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

NAF Dance
This is not a drill! Love Island is back with an all new cast ready to find the love of their lives, 9pm every night!

Choreographed by : Nóra Ní Anluain Fay
Cast : Yaniv Dagan Sorcha Murphy
Musician : Oscar Robinson
Crew : Dean O’Sullivan
Image : Sorcha Murphy

Running Time : 20 mins

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sketch comedy

Is It Just Us?!

It’s all a bit serious lads!

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

MEELAGOOLA
A platter of unapologetic sketches dipped in a satirical sauce. A taste of the freedom we had before perfectionism stole the world’s appetite for fun!

Written + Performed by: Amy Kellett and Sorcha Dawson

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre

HYPER

Voice. Gender. Hyperpop. Let’s Get F*cked.

 

Tue 21 + Wed 22 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Jaxbanded Theatre
An unabashedly Queer deep dive into Transness and Music. What it means to speak and for the audience, (yes, you babe) to listen.

Written + Directed By: Ois O’Donoghue
Produced By: Daniel Culleton
Production Design By: Jodie Doyle
Lighting Design By: Amy Dunne
Sound Design By: Ruairí Nicholl
Visual + Poster Design By: Kilian Harrison
CAST: Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Fiona Larmon, Ois O’Donoghue

Running Time : 25 mins

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physical theatre

RESONANCE

Oscillating in between!

 

Thu 23 Feb @ 6:30pm | Sat 25 Feb @ 4pm | Main Space

Chloe Commins
An autobiographical piece which is inspired by growing up CODA (Child of Deaf Adult). A journey through circus, physical theatre and ISL (Irish Sign Language).

Written and performed by Chloe Commins.
Produced by Micheál Fleming.

Running Time : 15 mins

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clown + butoh

Giddybits

A new thing to exist during.

 

Thu 23 Feb @ 6:30pm | Sat 25 Feb @ 4pm | Main Space

Joseph Ryan Warner
Shaking my bum beag bídeach for God.

Created and performed by Joseph Ryan Warner
Produced by Aphra Lee Hill

Running Time : 25 mins

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aerial performance

Red Lines

Female relationships explored through contemporary circus.

 

Thu 23 + Fri 24 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Monika Palova + Sean McIlraith
A contemporary circus duo performance on themes of female experiences and relationships, explored through aerial rope, hair hanging, dance and acrobatics.

Created + Performed By: Monika Palova Sean McIlraith
Dramaturgy: Megan Kennedy
Image by: Olga Kuzmenko Photography

Running Time : 30 mins

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theatre

this started as a letter to my ex…

Warning: This tagline contains no spoilers

 

Thu 23 + Fri 24 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Humble Hedgehog
Like one of those conversations you have with yourself in the shower years after you lost an argument with someone you kinda loved
Trigger Warnings – Suicide

Written by Danny O’Leary
Directed by Ferelith Kingston
Starring Danny O’Leary & Kaitlin Cullen-Verhauz
Produced by Edel Doran
Photography by Bried Collins

Running Time : 15 mins

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improv

The Company Ink

Now Hiring: Your Raunchy Office Scandal

 

23 Feb @ 8pm | 25 Feb @ 6:30pm | Main Space

Time Card
Don’t tell HR about this. Join us on stage and we will turn your workplace gossip into improvised scandal.

Neil Curran – Performer / Creator
Jenna O’Brien – Performer / Creator
Megan Byrne – Producer
Sean Curran – Musician

Running Time : 25 mins

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stand-up comedy

FAUX PA

In The Shame of The Father

 

23 Feb @ 8pm | 25 Feb @ 6:30pm | Main Space

SEÁN BEGLEY
Life’s interactions can be awkward, divisive, and incredibly embarrassing. ‘Faux Pa’ is about embracing inadequacy, learning from one’s errors and ultimately being a better person.

Written and performed by Seán Begley
Produced by Pádraig Ormsby

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

harvest

love is cruel; nature is crueller.

 

23 Feb @ 8:15pm | 25 Feb @ 6:15pm | Boys’ School

Gift Horse Theatre
a love story between laura and jeanie. and laura and lizzie. and jeanie and some goblins. an ecological fairytale with music. after rossetti’s ‘goblin market.’

director & writer: signe lury
performers: ciara berkeley, elishka lane, Jilly McGrath
composer & musician: sam killian
production & stage manager: jess fitzsimons kane
costume: mae leahy
set: eimear hussey
lighting: jess fitzsimons kane
image by jilly McGrath
graphics by elishka lane with thanks to emma finegan, martha knight, & cian malin

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre

Mosaic

Shit just got really fucking real.

 

23 Feb @ 8:15pm | 25 Feb @ 6:15pm | Boys’ School

Louis Deslis
Yeah yeah we get it, you’re broken hearted, but granny’s broken her leg and you gotta help her get on the toilet chair ok?

Written + Performed by: Louis Deslis
Directed by: Lee Coffey

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

Big Top

Join the circus! Or don’t. Prick.

 

Thu 23 + Fri 24 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Clodagh O’Farrell
Life’s a circus, we’re clowns and you’re a joke pal. Wanna clown around together? Get that red nose on baby and let’s have fun.

Cast: Cal Cunningham, Daire Ó’Muirí, Michael Lucey and Sarah Moran.
Lighting Design: Cameron Brady and Cillian O’Donnell.
Stage Manager: Chloe Callaghan Redmond.
Written and directed by: Clodagh O’Farrell.
Producer: Em Ormonde.
Publicity: Erica Smith.
Production Manager: Karen Megannety.
Assistant Costume Design: Lara Coady.
Set Design: Marcel Matys.
Costume Design: Molly Donnery.
Sound Design: Tadgh Snodgrass.

Running Time : 30 mins

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comedy theatre

Stars

Something old, something new, something… hopefully.

 

Thu 23 + Fri 24 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Hannah Mamalis
We’re all in the gutter. We’ve been waiting for you. It’s horrible here.
Comedy, characters and trying to find your way back to the end.

Written and performed by Hannah Mamalis

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre

Echo

Live and Dangerous.

Thu 23 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Dominic O’Brien & Isaac Jones

You’re early to the gig. The opener is playing. You listen. A new play about music, memory and finding meaning in other people’s pain.

Performers – Dominic O’Brien and Isaac Jones.
Writer & Director – Dominic O’Brien.
Music – Isaac Jones.
Costume Design – Iseult Deane.
Sound Consultant – Daniel Montague O’Brien.

Running Time : 40 mins

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comedy

Slow News Day

A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT THE NEWS

Fri 24 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

GANGBUSTERS

Can a small writers’ room with limited resources put out a quality product in less than 24 hours? Of course they can. Come along & see!

The crew includes host Giles Brody (Irish Pictorial Weekly/Trial Of The Centurys), producer/announcer Ronan Carey (Dreamgun) and director Alex Gill (Diet Of Worms) alongside a team of talented writers including Colin Chadwick (The Mess Around), Aidan Fitzmaurice (The Now Show), Ciara Knight (The Michael Fry Show), Cian McGarrigle (Callan’s Kicks) and Diarmuid O’Brien (Clear History).

The cast features MOB Theatre founders Erin McGathy and Stephen Bradley alongside Síomha McQuinn (writer/star of Dublin Fringe Fest hit “Coffee Kid”) and Niall Keane a.k.a. Goblins Goblins Goblins (Dublin Fringe Festival 2022’s Spirit Of Wit). Special video appearances by Owen Colgan, Seán Burke and more!

Running Time : 45 mins

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theatre

Scaredy Fat

We’re gonna need a bigger shirt…

 

Fri 24 + Sat 25 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

SkelpieLimmer
A solo performance poking fun at fat representation in the horror genre, asking what it means to love a genre that doesn’t love you back.

Written and Performed by Colm McCready
Directed by Seón Simpson
Produced by Gina Donnelly
Costume Design by Níamh Kearney
Animation & Set Design by Fergus Wachala-Kelly

Running Time : 20 mins

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stand-up comedy

Changeling

Seeking self-care in a fairy fort

 

Fri 24 + Sat 25 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Ian Lynam
Ian Lynam’s newest show chats about imposter syndrome and anxiety using Irish folklore. A cathartic must-see for fantasy fans.

Written & Performed by Ian Lynam
Produced by Ben Morgan

Running Time : 25 mins

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stand-up comedy

Anxiously Preoccupied

How not to be an adult

 

Fri 24 + Sat 25 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

John O’Keeffe
This man has a talent: obsessing. Over relationships, family, even his audience. Discover why he’s mental. A hilarious new show from award-winning comedian John O’Keeffe.

Written + Performed by John O’Keeffe
Produced by Colman Hayes

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre + spoken word

Exit > Pursued by a Pint

Office chair. Cliff edge. Same difference.

 

Fri 24 + Sat 25 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Feral Pen
An Exit Interview: A meeting to discuss an employee’s departure from a company.
A Pint: Some sweet relief thereafter
Our Hero: Gasping to leave

Written + Produced by Kat Ennis
Performed by Daniel Mahon

Running Time : 15 mins

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music performance

Psychegaelic

A bilingual live electronic journey

Fri 24 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Fluid Druid

Rud éigin difriúil. This cross-genre exploration taps into our folklore, from Fionn MacCumhaill to Paddy Losty. For lovers of tunes, psychedelia and the cúpla focal.

Written and Performed by: Darragh O’Connor
Produced by: Hannah Matthews
Additional Vocals by: Molly Thiesenhusen
Photography by: Darius Ivan

Running Time : 40 mins

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rehearsed reading

GAMMY

A gothic chronicle of smalltown misery

Sat 25 Feb | 12pm | Main Space

Kate Finegan

Gammy never grew up. All puppy fat, pimples and missing teeth at 35. Stuck working at petrol pumps. Today is different. Something’s finally gonna happen…

Written by Kate Finegan
Dramaturg: Wayne Jordan

Running Time : 45 mins

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physical theatre

WANTON

Who is the Mother of Abominations?

25 Feb | 1pm + 1:30pm | Boys’ School

Footsteps Productions

Enter the realm of the roses. The Holy Mother of Harlots shall receive all who dare seek, none shall be refused. She beckons you inside…

Written by: Sorcha O’Shea
Photo credit: FaraLim

Running Time : 15 mins

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music + physical theatre

What is Fusion Murga?

Is together really un poquito better?

Sat 25 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Rather Gather presents a transcultural collaborative multilingual creation: Fusion Murga on the stage in a flamboyant, satirical, musical comedy about Ireland’s housing crisis.

Ideated and devised by Ro Cruañas and Romina Beiroa Rey
CREATED COLLABORATIVELY BY THE FUSION MURGA TEAM

Xiaoting Yang, Shoshi Chong, Celia de León, Juliana Schmidt Tomazini, Veronica Salazar, Jim Kitson, Marina Schiuma, Claudia Grandez, Clara Quintana Silva, Susan Scally, Marcello Fidelis, Nazarena Usandivaras, Ahmed Ellayeh, Cristina San Miguel, Paula Estrade, Jacqueline Carrol, Anna Gabriela Brose, Anais Martinez Juanfra Ros, Gus Ecclesia, Cormac McCoy, Matias Carbón, Emiliano Beiroa Rey, Raluca Turcanasu, Arlet Iña, Sofia Steiner, Lenisa Massanet, Hernan González, Maria Angélica Mantilla

Running Time : 40 mins

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theatre

Faobhar, Gaoth agus Grá (Three Things That Are Never Seen)

Myths, mystical music and a magpie.

Sat 25 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

A young woman is visited by an ancient being. This half-bird half-man initiates her to the stories that are the fabric of past and present.

Written + Performed by Charlotte O’Reilly
Music composed and performed by Richard Durning
Dramaturg: Nicholas Johnson
Lighting Design: Matt McGowan
Producer: Pénélope Hervouet

Running Time : 40 mins

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music performance + poetry

THE ALMANAC

A tale of souls and seasons

Sat 25 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

NIYL

The Almanac is a conceptual work, merging live music and theatre, conveying the symbolic phases of the seasons within one relationship.

Written and Performed by NIYL Cast: Caitríona Williams, Clodagh Mooney Duggan
Musical Director: Karen Cowley
Produced by Connor Dudley Fergus
Production + Lighting Designer: Fiach O’Neill

Running Time : 50 mins

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improv

Partners in Time

Back-stabbing, betrayal and improv comedy.

Sat 25 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Eensy Improv

A significant heirloom is discovered, whisking us to that fateful night it all went wrong. Back-stabbing, betrayal and improv comedy, what else do you need?

Devised by Luke Benson
Performed by Mark Cantan, Pearl O’Rourke, Kelly Shatter and Luke Benson

Running Time : 50 mins