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a hot dish to kill for


Tue 27 at 8:15pm + Thu 29 Feb at 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Polina Cosgrave

You are what you eat: the path to a crime scene lies through the dark secrets of national cuisine. Would you like a taste?

WRITTEN BY: Polina Cosgrave
DIRECTED BY: Maud Hendricks
PRODUCED BY: Oonagh Wall
CAST: Peter Murphy, Polina Cosgrave
MUSIC BY: Alexander Arzhaev

Running Time : 20 mins

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It’s Wet, Hot, Heavy Work


Tue 27 at 8:15pm + Thu 29 Feb at 6:45pm | Boys’ School


Do you sweat? How does it feel when it slides down your skin? People get warm in tight spaces. Can you handle the heat…

Anika Kidd – Producer
Caelinn Ní Bhroin – Dramaturg
Cameron Brady – Director
Daniel Lordan – Set Designer
Ethan Forbes Roe – Composer and sound designer
Freddy Mckinley – Costume Designer
Grace Doyle Flaherty – Publicist
Jess Fitzsimons Kane – Lighting Designer
Shauna Anne Lynch – Stage Manager
Tadgh Snodgrass – Production Manager
Performed by Amy Scollard

Running Time : 25 mins

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physical theatre


This course takes approximately 15 minutes


Wed 28 + Thu 29 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Jill Srigley

Being a good human can be tricky – but what if there was some eLearning to help? Hang with Jill as she untangles life.

Written + Performed by: Jill Srigley
Creative Direction by: Lisa Walsh
Sound and Music by: Brian Dillon
Lighting by: Gavan O Huanachain

Running Time : 15 mins

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Mr. Bergmann Of Deadman’s Point

Leave no trace or legacy obsessed?


Wed 28 + Thu 29 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Nth Degree Productions/Ronan Dempsey

It’s a typical day for undertaker Ger ‘Balmy’ Corrigan until Irelands most famous mystery man arrives on his slab and tests his every sensibility!

Written + Performed by: Ronan Dempsey
Produced by: Rachel Stout
Music by: Martin Corcoran

Running Time : 25 mins

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A Dance of Two Halves

A dance between bodies and souls.


Thu 29 Feb + Fri 1 Mar | 6:30pm | Main Space

Clara Raventós Mulhall

X and O are attracted to each other. Together, they explore the origin of their desire, and their relationship towards sex and intimacy.

Written + Directed by: Clara Raventós Mulhall
Produced by: Clara Cronin
Performed by: Amy Scollard and Tom Brennan
Stage Managed by: Shauna Anne Lynch
Designed by: Daire Kelly

Running Time : 20 mins

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Kālā Pānī

Two freedom fighters, one prison cell.


Thu 29 Feb + Fri 1 Mar | 6:30pm | Main Space


Opposing worlds forced to birth a bond of survival, human connection and companionship. For those searching for freedom – within, without and beyond…

Written + Performed by: Ayesha Syeddah + Subhashini Goda
Directed by: Ayesha Syeddah
Produced by: Sinéad Gallagher
Image Credit: Mandalena Miltiadi

Running Time : 25 mins

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spoken word

The Hole.

A commentary on men’s mental health


Thu 29 Feb + Fri 1 Mar | 8pm | Main Space

Daragh Fleming

The highly-commended poetry pamphlet, The Hole, as a live-performance by author and poet Daragh Fleming.

Written + Performed by Daragh Fleming

Running Time : 20 mins

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Brian Garvan’s Last-Minute Body

The foolproof anxiety-based workout plan.


Thu 29 Feb + Fri 1 Mar | 8pm | Main Space

Brian Garvan

Brian Garvan has discovered the best way to lose weight and get in shape fast: anxiety, over-committing, fear, impossible goals and unrealistic deadlines.

Written + Performed by: Brian Garvan
Directed by: Kori Schagunn
Produced by: Jim Dawson

Running Time : 25 mins

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Civil Servant

A One-Woman Sketch Comedy Show


Thu 29 Feb 9:30pm + Sat 2 Mar 8pm | Main Space

Erin McGathy

It’s Friday and Dee, the Civil Servant is having an existential crisis… TGIF!

Written + Performed by: Erin McGathy
Produced by: Sarah Ahern

Running Time : 20 mins

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stand-up comedy / clown

What if he’s normal?

Extremely normal and regular comedy show.


Thu 29 Feb 9:30pm + Sat 2 Mar 8pm | Main Space

Francis Breen

Francis is sick of being a niche comedian. No more! Henceforth he’s going to be really normal… No funny business*
*there will be funny business

Written + Performed by Francis Breen
Produced by Jo Heffernan

Running Time : 25 mins

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rehearsed reading

A Proud, Ill-Natured Bi

Queer riff on ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Thu 29 Feb | 9.45pm | Boys’ School

Annie Keegan

Fresher Darcy hates everything about college. When she falls for the popular Liza, Darcy’s botched attempts at seduction force her to question everything about herself.

Written by: Annie Keegan
Directed by: Emily Foran
Performed by: Gráinne Holmes Blumenthal

Running Time : 60 mins

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dance / theatre / spoken word


A multidisciplinary exploration of sisterhood


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Fizz & Chips

What is Sisterhood? Has its meaning changed over time? How does it feel, and how can we capture it? A physical, musical, and textual experiment.

DIRECTED BY: Orlaith Ní Chearra
PRODUCED BY: Juley-Ann Collins
SOUND DESIGN: HK Ní Shioradáin
MUSIC PERFORMANCE: Martha Fitzgerald
DRAMATURGY BY: Martha Fitzgerald and Lindsey Woods

Running Time : 25 mins

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The Doll’s Hospital

Two sisters. One Doll’s Hospital. Playtime.


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Eve O’Mahony

Two middle-aged sisters manage a doll’s hospital in a dilapidated pub in rural Tipperary. Contented enough until their peace is threatened by a handsome stranger.

Written by: Eve O’Mahony
Produced by: Meg Ahearne
Cast: Rachael Dowling, Emma O’Grady, Eve O’Mahony
Running Time : 15 mins

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aerial / dance / theatre


a surreal dreamscape: the human psyche


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Polina Shapkina

Follow Psyche down the MAKOSH rabbit hole of spellbinding visions and primordial entities. An intrinsic age old quest for meaning in a world of disillusion.

Performed by: Polina Shapkina( aerialist, actor)
Rosie Stebbing (dance, actor, aerialist)
Ruairi O’Sea (musician, actor)
Written by: Polina Shapkina
Directed by: Polina Shapkina
Sound Design by: Sean Doyle, Ruari O’Sea
Costume by: Niamh Byrne
Set Design by: Polina Shapkina
Outside eye: Chantal McCormick, Sasha Krohn

Running Time : 20 mins

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music / theatre / spoken word

Cleanup On Aisle Masculinity

For sale: tear ducts, never used


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Andrew Galvin

“I laughed, I cried, I sang along. I’ll never look at masculinity the same way again.” —Genghis Khan

Written + Performed by: Andrew Galvin
Produced by: Taryn de Vere

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre / drag

Who Robbed Annie Queeries?

A Real Life Dragatha Christie Mystery

Fri 1 Mar | 9:30pm | Main Space

GoblinsGoblinsGoblins + Sasha Shame

Electric Picnic 2023. Five queens. Five suspects. One makeup bag. In this true crime, drag comedy, we dare you to ask… Who robbed Annie Queeries?

Written + Directed by: Connie Henry + Niall Keane
Produced by: Daniel Culleton
Cast: Emma Finegan, Emily Bradley, Jules James, Kevin Johnston, Luke Duffy, Praise Titus Lighting by: Amy Dunne
Sound: Ultan Stanley
Set: Jack Donoghue
Props and Makeup: Diane Dethier

Running Time : 40 mins

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musical theatre / drag

Safety In Sequins

Exploring the power of drag


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Rob Murphy Productions

A piece of autobiographcial musical theatre that invesigates drag artistry as a multifaceted and creative vehicle for self-expression.

Written, Directed + Produced by: Rob Murphy
Performed by: Morgan Crowley
Original music composition by: Sean Gilligan
LX + Sound Design by: Paddy Farrelly

Running Time : 20 mins

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Platonic Love

Let’s show platonic love more love


Fri 1 + Sat 2 Mar | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Kate Feeney

Platonic love has been under-loved in society, and by Kate. Stand-up comedy meets social science in this exploration of pal-ygomy (loving your pals more intentionally).

Written + Performed by: Kate Feeney
Produced by: Tara Calihman

Running Time : 25 mins

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rehearsed reading

Rose + Bud

Real or Ideal? Be your selves.

Sat 2 Mar | 1pm | Boys’ School

Commedia of Errors

What if who you wish you were, met who you wish you weren’t?
A comedy about transition and life inside the mind of Rose Coogan.

Written + Performed by: Rose Coogan
Directed by: Benjamin Gould
Assistant Director: Pea Dineen
Produced by: Clare McMahon

Running Time : 70 mins

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rehearsed reading

Fingers Crossed

A chance meeting has life-changing consequences

Sat 2 Mar | 2pm | Main Space

Home You Go Productions

Two very different couples with two very different fertility journeys meet in the waiting room of a fertility clinic with life changing consequences

Written By: Colette Cullen
Directed By: Maya Shimmin
Cast: Emma Dargan-Reid, Jed Murray, Lesley Conroy, Eilish McLaughlin
Produced By: RC Bates

Supported by The Arts Council, The New Theatre and dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum.

Running Time : 70 mins

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rehearsed reading

Glass Places

A fish tank tragedy

Sat 2 Mar | 3pm | Boys’ School

bluehouse theatre

In Berlin, the world’s largest free-standing cylindrical aquarium bursts.
In Meath, a holy well floods.
A demi-opera about foyers, friendship and fish.

Devised by: bluehouse theatre
Performed by: Caoimhe Coburn Gray + Ellen Finnerty
Composed by: Sam Killian
Written by: Iseult Deane
Produced by: Jack Delaney
Lighting Design by: Owen Clarke

Running Time : 60 mins

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rehearsed reading


A fever dream in Tallaght Hospital.

Sat 2 Mar | 4pm | Main Space

Holly Furey

A woman is trapped in a fever dream/snow storm the day she is due to be released from Tallaght hospital. A surreal comedy of memories.

Written by: Holly Furey
Directed by: Ursula McGinn

Running Time : 50 mins

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Kathy Comes Home

Unforeseen homecoming forces adult siblings together.

Sat 2 Mar | 6:30pm | Main Space

Olivia Morahan

After twenty years living abroad, a Dublin woman finds herself dealing with changed circumstances, spending time with her younger brother in their family home.

Written by: Olivia Morahan
Directed by: Kathleen Warner Yeates
Produced by: Yvonne Ussher
Script Supervisor: Siobhan Mannion
ASM/Props: Amelie Noonan
Image by: Martin Dunne

Running Time : 40 mins

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musical theatre

Space Deli: The Musical

A new-wave comedy musical in space!

Sat 2 Mar | 9:30pm | Main Space

Pay Attention! Collective

Work is normally boring for best friends Thordan and Fourdee, until a new co-worker shakes things up at Ralph’s Space Deli!

Written & Directed by Rob Keogh and Kat Clinch
Produced by Pay Attention! Collective!
Choreography by Kat Clinch
Songs by cast and writers
Sound design by James Ireland
Lighting Design and Programming by Konstantinos Papagiannis

Performances by: Sofi Sabbatini as Zelknor Bastilax
Richard Neville as Thordan Dronax
Esther Kleise as Fourdee
Sean Roper-Nolan as Ralph the manager
Gráinne Holmes Blumenthal as Space Margaret
Helena Geoghegan, Bláthnaid Daly And Gráinne Holmes-Blumenthal as The Space Cadets.
Band: Mitch Hamilton, James Ireland and Mic Newell

Running Time : 40 mins