June’s a scorcher at Pavilion Theatre!
01 June 2018
With brilliant theatre, music, family shows, dance and cinema to choose from, things are really hotting up this June at Pavilion Theatre. Let's take a look at what's coming up this month...
Returning to Pavilion Theatre with two hilarious and heartbreaking shows is Seamus O'Rourke! Padraig Potts' Guide to Walking (Wed 6 Jun) and From Under the Bed (Thu 7 Jun), starring O'Rourke alongside Arthur Riordan, provide a nostalgic look into life growing up in 1970s rural Ireland.
Written by Irish dramatist Brian Friel comes Lovers: Winners and Losers (Tue 12 - Sat 16 Jun), a bittersweet meditation on love and loss, told in two parts: Winners and Losers. Directed by Emma Jordan, winner of the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Director, this show from the Lyric Theatre features two couples, each dealing with the struggles of life, family and, of course, love.
A Spoonful of Sherman (Sat 2 & Sun 3 Jun) is a new musical direct from the West End, featuring Disney classics from The Jungle Book, Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and many more!
Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney (Fri 8 Jun), two giants in the Irish music scene, share our stage for a very special concert. Iarla's music has featured in Brooklyn and he has sung to thousands as part of The Gloaming. Steve, for his part, has played guitar with Altan, The Chieftains, Clannad and Andy Irvine.
Step-daughter of Johnny Cash and daughter of June Carter-Cash, Carlene Carter (Wed 20 Jun) comes from a celebrated lineage of country musicians.The first to combine the Nashville sound with rock 'n' roll, fans can expect songs from her gold-selling albums along with new material.
Fresh from their double win at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Dublin folk miscreats Lankum (Thu 21 Jun) bring their hard-edged, earthy sound to Dún Laoghaire.
We're also delighted to welcome back dlr Glasthule Opera for their annual Opera Gala (Fri 22 Jun).
Mary and the Witch's Flower (Sun 3 Jun) is an enchanting new animation from the team behind Studio Ghibli's family classics.
Cbeebies' Patrick Lynch brings the classic story of Tom Thumb (Sun 17 Jun) to life in a playful and fascinating show full of Lyngo magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house, and a portable forest!
The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, Swan Lake (Thu 28 Jun), with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane. Tchaikovsky's mesmerizing, symphonic score will be performed by the Royal Opera House Orchestra, conducted by Koen Kessels.
Showcasing the best talent in youth dance in the country this month is the Irish Youth Dance Festival (Sat 30 Jun)! The 18th celebration of the festival promises to offer a vibrant and dynamic evening of the best contemporary youth dance.
A stunning achievement of animation, don't miss your chance to see the world's first fully painted feature film on the big screen. Loving Vincent (Sun 10 Jun) is told through multiple perspectives (with a talented cast including Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, and Chris O’Dowd), and offers an affectionate tribute to one of history’s greatest artists.
The second screening in our Oscar Wilde Season, Lady Windermere's Fan (Sun 17 Jun) was filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End especially for the cinema screen. This new production of Wilde's most popular comedies, directed by award-winning writer, actor, and director Kathy Burke, brings together a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Shapiro, Kevin Bishop, and Jennifer Saunders.
Our second Exhibition on Screen film of the summer programme invites cinemagoers with an exclusive look at one of the world's greatest artists most famed works. Rembrandt (Wed 27 Jun) provides a look behind-the-scenes to the exhibition's key works and explores the truth about the man behind the masterpieces.
There’s plenty to look forward to in June withour Monday Night Cinema series, including Egyptian political thriller The Nile Hilton Incident (Mon 4 Jun), French family drama Custody (Mon 11 Jun), contemporary German western film Western (Mon 18 Jun), and French romance Let the Sunshine In (Mon 25 Jun).