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What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard

Thu 21 Dec - Sun 7 Jan

★★★★★ Netmums
★★★★ The Stage

Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog in this glittering stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ colourful farmyard adventure.

The perfect family show for the Christmas holidays!

Fishamble’s Forgotten by Pat Kinevane

Fishamble’s Forgotten by Pat Kinevane

Thu 18 Jan

★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ Daily Mail

A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling, Fishamble’s Forgotten by Pat Kinevane has been a huge international success during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland.

Fishamble’s Silent by Pat Kinevane

Fishamble’s Silent by Pat Kinevane

Sat 17 Feb

★★★★★ The List
★★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ The Scotsman

Homeless McGoldrig has lost it all - including his mind. Dare to laugh at despair and gasp at redemption in this brave, bleak, beautiful production for which Fishamble and Pat Kinevane won an Olivier Award last year.

From Under The Bed

From Under The Bed

Thu 22 Feb

Seamus O’Rourke teams up with director Bairbre Ni Chaoimh and actor Arthur Riordan in this beautiful glance at rural Irish life in 1979. Two aging, bachelor brothers arrive at a point in their lives, where decisions have to be made about certain things… well the buying of a television for one… It’s funny and pathetic and heart wrenchingly sad.

Penguins

Penguins

Fri 30 Mar

Roy and Silo, two male Chinstrap penguins try to hatch a rock in place of an egg, starting an adventure that could mean raising a chick for real! A unique show for children about the ever-changing meaning of family.

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Tue 3 & Wed 4 Apr

★★★★★ The Stage
★★★★★ Broadway World
★★★★★ The Examiner
★★★★★ The Irish Times

On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends await the arrival of the mysterious Godot.

Here All Night

Here All Night

Fri 27 & Sat 28 Apr

★★★★ The Telegraph

In celebrating the use of music in Beckett’s work, Gare St Lazare Ireland has created an entirely original performance that defies easy description.

Featuring Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Conor Lovett, Melanie Pappenheim, Chils Allan, John Paul Gandy and an all-female choir.

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Maz & Bricks by Eva O’Connor

Maz & Bricks by Eva O’Connor

Tue 8 May - Wed 9 May

Fishamble’s Maz & Bricks by Eva O’Connor tells the story of two young people who meet over the course of a day in Dublin; Maz is attending a “Repeal the 8th” demonstration, while Bricks is going to meet the mother of his young daughter.

Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane

Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane

Thu 17 May

★★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★★ Scotsman
★★★★ Irish Times
★★★★ Sunday Business Post

Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane is a blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret, a testament to the people who live on the fringes, under the nose of everyday life.