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This Lime Tree Bower by Conor McPherson

This Lime Tree Bower by Conor McPherson

Tue 7 Mar - Wed 8 Mar

This Lime Tree Bower is a poignant and funny tale told through three interlinking monologues from the author of The Weir.

The play follows three young men from a small seaside town who tell of their inextricably linked lives and the eventful week which was to change things for good.

Lïnger

Lïnger

Wed 29 Mar

★★★★★ Edinburgh Fringe Festival
★★★★★ The Skinny

Featuring ex-Riverdance principal Breandán de Gallaí & Nick O’Connell

An immersive theatrical experience about sexuality, ageing and identity, told through a rich tapestry of photography, film, music, and movement.

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

Thu 30 Mar - Fri 31 Mar

‘Pearse, Connolly, McDermott and the rest of their merry men; they died for a Republic. But we don’t live in a Republic. We live in an economy.’

Following its world première in 2016, Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye tours nationwide in Spring 2017 with funding from the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

selling fast
Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 2 Apr

LIVE ON STAGE

★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ Sunday Times

Iggety ziggety zaggety zoom!
Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Acis & Galatea

Acis & Galatea

Wed 5 Apr

Presented by Opera Theatre Company

Handel’s pastoral love story, full of glorious music and soaring melodies will accompanied by the dazzling Irish Baroque Orchestra.

Both elegant and exciting Handel’s enchanting choruses, touching arias, and comic moments will enthrall and delight.

LEDWIDGE

LEDWIDGE

Sat 8 Apr

Discover the life, love and poetry of an oft-forgotten Irish hero.

A call to arms, War Poet Francis Ledwidge is torn between his love for Shivvie and Ellie. In spite of their fears he enlists in Captain Dunsany’s regiment and is dispatched to Suvla Bay.

The Wolf and Peter

The Wolf and Peter

Fri 14 Apr - Sat 15 Apr

★★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★★ examiner.com
★★★★★ The Reviews Hub

Filled with dance and live music, this fun and richly theatrical production will take children and their families on a thrilling adventure to explore and discover contemporary dance and performance at its best.

Have I No Mouth

Have I No Mouth

Wed 19 Apr

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Times

Have I No Mouth is a moving and astonishingly unvarnished portrait of grief, and a celebration of the ever-changing relationship between a mother and son.

selling fast
I Hear You and Rejoice

I Hear You and Rejoice

Fri 21 Apr - Sat 22 Apr

Following the sellout success of The Man In The Woman’s Shoes, Mikel Murfi returns with a new one man show.

I Hear You and Rejoice is a tender and joy filled account of a most unlikely marriage.

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Wed 26 Apr

★★★★★ The Irish Examiner
★★★★★ The Sunday Business Post

The story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous one-man show.

Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

Tue 9 May - Sat 13 May

★★★★★ The Sunday Herald
★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News

Following on from the worldwide success of Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Warhouse’, Simon Reade adapts and directs this stage version of Morpurgo’s award winning book ‘Private Peaceful’, the story charting the life of a young soldier, Tommo Peaceful

I, Malvolio by Tim Crouch

I, Malvolio by Tim Crouch

Sun 14 May

★★★★★  The Guardian
★★★★ The Daily Telegraph

“Multi-award-winning playwright and performer Tim Crouch re-imagines Twelfth Night in this, his brilliant, hilarious one-man show, a charged and often unsettling rant from a man ‘notoriously wronged’, a man adrift in front of mocking spectators.

Malvolio draws us into the madness of Shakespeare’s play, makes it his own, and in doing so forces us to confront our own cruelty.

just announced
The Successful TD

The Successful TD

Fri 23 Jun - Sat 24 Jun

Starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy

One of your own – a vote for Tull is a vote for yourself!
THE SUCCESSFUL TD follows the Trials, Tribulations, misadventures and hilarious antics of TULL McADOO as he seeks re-election to the Dail in the “October Elections”

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Tue 4 Jul - Sun 9 Jul

Monstrous fun!’ ★★★★ The Daily Mail

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood…
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

just announced
Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

Tue 11 Jul - Sun 16 Jul

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ Arts Review

“Heart-wrenching, hilarious…possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.”★★★★ The Guardian

This worldwide smash hit comes to Dublin for the first time as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. A new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. Based on true and untrue stories.

just announced
The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

The Man In The Woman’s Shoes

Tue 25 Jul - Wed 26 Jul

A one man show written and performed by Mikel Murfi.

The Man In The Woman’s Shoes follows Pat Farnon as he walks to town and back again. It is a beautifully observed piece, utterly simple and Murfi’s “astonishing acting” has been widely praised.