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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