An oasis of entertainment this June at Pavilion Theatre
31 May 2019
With red-hot theatre, music, comedy, cinema, family shows and more on offer there’s an escape for everyone right here in Dún Laoghaire. Let’s take a look at what’s coming up in June…
From the writer of The Kings of the Kilburn High Road, Jimmy Murphy’s modern Irish classic Brothers of the Brush (Sat 29 Jun) returns to the stage with a fantastic cast including Stephen Jones (Class, Dublin Oldschool), Gerard Byrne (Fair City), Stephen Cromwell (Red Rock) and Luke Griffin (Pure Mule). The play follows a trio of house painters struggling to earn a living at the dawn of the Celtic Tiger.
Fresh from his triumph in RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars, pop singer Jake Carter (Sat 8 Jun) and his band are back on the road and his 2019 tour is making a stop in Dún Laoghaire! With a selection of great singles to his name already Jake is a rising star to watch. Expect fun, laugher and a few surprises.
Scottish singer Julie Fowlis, known for her work on the soundtrack to Pixar’s Brave, and Irish fiddle player Zoë Conway are joined by Éamon Doorley and John McIntyre (Thu 13 Jun) for a special concert celebrating their recently released record Allt. A must-see for lovers of traditional and folk music, this quartet re-imagines the rich traditions of Gaelic poetry and song.
Once again we’re happy to welcome back dlr Glathule Opera for their annual Opera Gala (Fri 14 Jun) featuring Ireland’s next generation of opera singers destined for great things. David Brophy conducts.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story (Sat 15 & Sun 16 Jun) is a guaranteed sell-out every year, and this year is shaping up to be no exception! If you want a ticket to see the West End’s best tribute to the life and music of the iconic duo we recommend booking sooner rather than later.
Celebrated actor Phelim Drew (Wed 26 Jun) is joined by his brilliant band for a concert celebrating the stories and songs and his father Ronnie Drew, the legacy of The Dubliners and his own memories of growing up surrounded by music.
Local hero David O’Doherty (Thu 6 & Fri 7 Jun) is no stranger to Pavilion Theatre, and fans of his particular brand of talking and singing songs played on a 1986 Yamaha keyboard will want to act fast - tickets for Friday evening are already sold out.
The queens of sketch comedy are back with a brand new show! Sinead Culbert and Sue Collins (The Nualas) make up the two halves of DirtBirds (Thu 27 Jun) and their Self-help Tour is taking aim at school lunches, the NCT, cold callers and much more.
Known as a bestselling author, host of the smash-hit Blindboy Podcast and as part of comedy duo The Rubberbandits, Blindboy Boatclub (Sat 22 Jun) is bringing his live podcast experience to Dún Laoghaire. Expect off-the-wall humour, visceral honesty and a compelling interview with a soon-to-be announced guest.
We’re down to a handful of tickets for Jack and the Beanstalk (Mon 3 Jun) featuring Cbeebies’ Patrick Lynch. This magical fairy tale is the perfect Bank Holiday treat for ages 3 and up.
Every time a mouse takes a stroll in the deep dark wood The Gruffalo (Wed 19 – Fri 21 Jun) sells out, and this year will be no exception! If your little folk would love to see Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s picture book live on stage be sure to book soon.
Discover how a faraway land he never got a chance to visit influenced a Dutch master in Exhibition on Screen’s Van Gogh and Japan (Wed 5 Jun).
Broadcast live from Royal Opera House in London, you’ll get the best seats in the house for The Royal Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet (Tue 11 Jun) from the comfort of our cinema.
Continuing our programme of Shakespeare, his uproarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor is being broadcast to us live from The Globe on Thu 20 Jun.
Due to phenomenal demand we have added an extra screening of The Audience with Helen Mirren (Fri 21 & Fri 28 Jun) filmed at the National Theatre in London. The Oscar-winner has received universal acclaim for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II.
Our Summer Season of Monday Night Cinema is in full swing and we have four fantastic films lined up for June: Maggie Gyllenhaal’s tense literary drama The Kindergarten Teacher (Mon 3 Jun), Chinese gangster saga Ash is Purest White (Mon 10 Jun), Scottish musical Wild Rose (Mon 17 Jun) and Carlos Acosta ballet biopic Yuli (Mon 24 Jun).
Rain or shine (hopefully shine!) we can’t wait to bring these fantastic events to the theatre this June, and we hope you’ll join us.