Jump into the New Year this January at Pavilion Theatre
30 December 2019
Christmas may be over, but the fun is just getting started in Dún Laoghaire with plenty of great music, comedy and cinema to look forward to!
Let’s take a quick look at what’s coming up in January…
Based on the bestselling storybook by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Room on the Broom Live on Stage (Wed 18 Dec – Sun 5 Jan) has been a smash hit, and there are still a few performances remaining for this perfect family treat – but hop on your broom quick!
Kildare singer-songwriter Jack Lukeman (Fri 3 & Fri 17 Jan) has been winning over audiences with his astonishing voice, savvy songwriting and showmanship for close to 25 years now, and these two concerts offer a chance to see this singular artist in intimate surroundings.
Kieran Goss, known for his collaborations with Frances Black, has partnered with singer-songwriter Annie Kinsella to release Oh, the Starlings, a gorgeous collection of soulful ballads. For one special evening on Sun 5 Jan the duo will be performing songs from the record live.
Following the recent success of Woman Undone, a groundbreaking piece of theatre about her life, singer Mary Coughlan (Thu 9 Jan) returns to Pavilion Theatre for a concert of jazz and blues sung in her unique and critically acclaimed style.
The Eagles are one of the most celebrated rock acts of all time, and Take it to the Limit (Wed 15 Jan) draws on a wealth of talent in Johnny Brady, Simon Casry, Nigel Connell and the Sheerin Family Band to create a note-perfect tribute to songs like Hotel California, Take it Easy and New Kid in Town.
Music Network is known for bringing together exceptional performers in unexpected configurations, and January’s concert featuring Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O’Connor and Jack Talty (Sun 19 Jan) is no exception. This quartet promises to thrillingly blend the musical traditions of Galicia and Ireland.
Following the retirement of first violinist Gregory Ellis from quartet performance in 2017, Keith Pascoe (violin), Simon Aspell (viola) and Christopher Marwood (cello) continue as The Vanbrugh (Tue 28 Jan) and perform with selected guest artists. This recital sees pianist Michael McHale and double bassist Malachy Robinson join the fray to perform Brahms and Schubert.
Jason Byrne (Thu 16 Jan & Thu 27 Feb) is an Irish comedian at the top of his game. These nights of his brand new show Wrecked but Ready are sure to leave audiences smiles and their faces and pains in their sides!
Not to be outdone by a lake in Austria, Opera Australia is performing their acclaimed production of Verdi’s La Traviata (Fri 10 Jan) on a floating mirrored stage in the middle of Syndey Harbour! This spectacular encore screening is not to be missed.
Experience the magic and spontaneity of a live Royal Opera House performance from the comfort of the cinema with our satellite screening of Puccini’s La Bohème (Wed 29 Jan) broadcast live from London.
After three sold-out screenings in autumn, Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (Thu 2 Jan) returns to our big screen with the story of Leonard Cohen and his muse Marianne Ihlen’s bittersweet bohemian romance.
A royal visit looms large over the residents of Downton Abbey (Sat 4 Jan) in this big-screen adaption of the hit ITV series.
Back by popular demand, Walk with Me (Wed 8 Jan) is a Benedict Cumberbatch-narrated documentary about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh and his Zen Buddhist community in rural France.
Grandson of the pioneering psychotherapist, Lucian Freud (Tue 14 Jan) is celebrated as one of the finest painters Britain has ever produced. This Exhibition on Screen documentary highlights his beautiful self-portraits with expert opinion and the words of the artist himself.
Blacklisted from US distribution, we’re proud to be screening Gaza (Thu 30 Jan) from Irish directors Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell which compassionately documents the realities of daily life for Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.
Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival (Fri 31 Jan – Sun 2 Feb) is back for a third year with a selection of European subtitled films that invite you to see cinema in whole new way. Check out the full list of screenings and avail of our special Film and Festival Passes which offer excellent value for money.
And, of course, Monday Night Cinema returns for Spring 2020 in January and Season Tickets are still available for all 17 weeks of world-class film every Monday evening at 5pm and 8pm.
So shake off those post-Christmas blues and come celebrate the beginning of a new decade with us!