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Salomé (Encore Screening)

Salomé (Encore Screening)

Wed 23 May, 7.30pm

The story has been told before, but never like this.

Yaël Farber’s charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

this weekend
The Successful TD by John B Keane

The Successful TD by John B Keane

Fri 25 May, 8pm

Starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy

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. Peppered with John B Keane’s gallery of madcap characters, this show will have you laughing from start to finish.

Shout!

Shout!

Thu 31 May, 8pm

The 60s Mod Musical, celebrating the dawn of women’s liberation through the eyes of five women all subscribed to the forward-thinking Shout! magazine.

Featuring all the hits of the era, from “Downtown” and “Goldfinger” to “Son of a Preacher Man” and “I Only Wanna Be with You”.

staff pick
A Spoonful of Sherman

A Spoonful of Sherman

Sat 2 & Sun 3 Jun, 8pm

★★★★★ UK Theatre Web
★★★★★ WestEndWilma

Don’t miss this practically perfect family production, celebrating 100 years of Sherman family music.
With songs from Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie The Pooh, The Aristocats and more!

Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking

Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking

Wed 6 Jun, 8pm

★★★★ The Arts Review
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ Fringe Review

One of the highlights at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, ‘Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking’ is a hilarious and thought provoking tale of growing up in rural Ireland during the 70s and 80s.

From Under The Bed

From Under The Bed

Thu 7 Jun, 8pm

★★★★ The Arts Review
★★★★ The Irish Mail on Sunday

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… It’s funny and pathetic and heart wrenchingly sad.

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

Wed 4 & Thu 5 Jul, 8pm

★★★★★ The New York Times
★★★★ The Times of London

Mikel Murfi’s wildly successful solo play, which follows Pat Farnon as he walks to town and back again, returns once more to Pavilion Theatre!

I Hear You and Rejoice

I Hear You and Rejoice

Fri 6 & Sat 7 Jul, 8pm

★★★★★ The Evening Standard
★★★★ The Times

I Hear You and Rejoice is the tender and joy-filled sequel to Mikel Murfi’s wildly popular play The Man in the Woman’s Shoes.

cinema
Follies (Encore Screening)

Follies (Encore Screening)

Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pm

★★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★★ The Observer
★★★★★ The Independent

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical has been staged at the National Theatre and now you can relive the magic on our big screen!

The Return of Ulysses

The Return of Ulysses

Fri 7 & Sat 8 Sep, 7.30pm

Groundbreaking company Opera Collective Ireland joins forces with the world-renowned Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin for the first-ever Irish staging of one of the greatest baroque operas.

The Tales of Hoffmann

The Tales of Hoffmann

Tue 18 Sep, 7.30pm

Offenbach’s lyrical, effervescent, final opera, left unfinished at his death, with its plot of strange, outrageous loves, is a treasure-trove for the imagination.

One narrator. Drunk. The story of the women in his life. The complications of his current love and his current rival. And an evil shadow that follows him everywhere.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Wed 26 Sep - Sun 7 Oct

From Rough Magic comes the world premiere of Arthur Riordan’s vibrant stage adaptation of the seminal novel by James Joyce.

The story is brought to life by a dynamic, new, creative ensemble of actors and designers under Ronan Phelan’s direction.

Nina: A Story about Me and Nina Simone

Nina: A Story about Me and Nina Simone

Tue 16 & Wed 17 Oct, 8pm

★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ The Guardian

Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo mixes story and song as she draws together tales from the life of Nina Simone and her own extraordinary career.

Swan Lake / Loch na hEala

Swan Lake / Loch na hEala

Tue 6 Nov - Sun 11 Nov, 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★★ The Financial Times
★★★★★ The Observer

From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre makers comes a magical adaptation of one of the most famous of all story ballets, Swan Lake.