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The Speks

The Speks

Sun 15 Sep, 2pm & 4pm

The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats!

special screening
Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Sun 15 Sep, 8pm

Oscar-winning director Ron Howard turns his focus from The Beatles to superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti, combining stunning concert video, interviews and never-before-seen footage to create a portrait of opera’s best loved singer.

monday night cinema
Birds of Passage

Birds of Passage

Mon 16 Sep, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Guardian

Visually stunning and based on actual events, this breathtaking drama recounts how one indigenous family became involved in the Colombian drug trade.

just announced
Aeneid Book VI

Aeneid Book VI

Wed 18 Sep, 8pm

With Stephen Rea & Neil Martin

Seamus Heaney’s last great project was his translation of Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI. Actor Stephen Rea will read the full work with the live soundscape created by composer and cellist Neil Martin.

Route 66 Big Band

Route 66 Big Band

Sat 21 Sep, 8pm

Route 66, a 16 piece Big Band and singers, bring their fabulous ‘Live in Concert’ show back to Pavilion Theatre, taking the audience on a magical musical tour from the 40s right up to date with numbers made famous by Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, Adele, Joe Dolan and many more, all played with a fabulous big band sound.

cinema
Rigoletto on the Lake

Rigoletto on the Lake

Sun 22 Sep, 3pm

Encore Screening

Verdi’s masterpiece – compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful – will delight audiences with a powerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity from the spectacular shore of Lake Constance, Austria.

don’t miss
The Alternative

The Alternative

Tue 24 - Sun 29 Sep

As part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Fishamble’s A Play for Ireland asks, “what if Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom?” The year is 2019 and it is the eve of the Referendum. The final debate is set to begin at BBC Dublin: Should Ireland leave the UK?

monday night cinema
We the Animals

We the Animals

Mon 30 Sep, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Washington Post
★★★★ The Guardian

Based on Justin Torres’s semi-autobiographical novel, this coming-of-age drama follows the youngest of three brothers as he awakens to a world beyond that of his volatile family.

cinema
Vermeer & Music

Vermeer & Music

Tue 1 Oct, 8pm

Exhibition on Screen

Filmed at an exclusive National Gallery exhibition in London as well as the US and the Netherlands, this documentary guides us through Vermeer’s life story and displays his paintings - including Girl with a Pearl Earring - in glorious HD.

Blindboy Live Podcast Show

Blindboy Live Podcast Show

Thu 3 Oct, 8pm

Blindboy Boatclub invites you to a live edition of The Blindboy Podcast, in conversation with a soon-to-be-announced guest.

Outspoken, informed and empathetic, Blindboy engages his audience with an unusual touch of realism, tackling mental health issues, gun laws, feminism, racism or a bit of history. Expect the unexpected.

Glasshouse: Holocene

Glasshouse: Holocene

Fri 4 Oct, 8pm

Festival favourite Glasshouse present their highly acclaimed arrangement of Bon Iver’s exemplary albums For Emma, Forever Ago and Bon Iver, in what will be an uproarious evening, with rousing performances of these very special songs.

Colin Stafford-Johnson

Colin Stafford-Johnson

Sat 5 Oct, 8pm

Join wildlife filmmaker and BBC star Colin Stafford-Johnson on a journey of discovery along the western seaboard of Ireland as he takes you on his Wild Atlantic journey.

Bosco’s Magical Garden & Sleeping Beauty

Bosco’s Magical Garden & Sleeping Beauty

Sun 6 Oct, 12pm & 2pm

Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco: a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked, irrepressible, eternal five-year-old who lives in a box and who loves nothing more than to just be Bosco and meet all the boys and girls.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see Bosco live!

cinema
Plácido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala

Plácido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala

Sun 6 Oct, 7.30pm

Encore Screening

For one very special night, the legendary Plácido Domingo (The Three Tenors) returns to the breathtaking Arena di Verona amphitheatre for this anniversary gala evening, 50 years after his debut, revisiting three of his greatest ever roles in Verdi’s Nabucco, I due Foscari and Macbeth.

monday night cinema
Transit

Transit

Mon 7 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The AV Club
★★★★ Slant

Winner of Best Film at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019, this gripping thriller is a bold contemporary re-imagining of Anna Seghers’ WWII novel about a man escaping fascism under a false identity.

don’t miss
Us/Them

Us/Them

Tue 8 - Sun 13 Oct

★★★★★ The Stage
★★★★★ The Guardian

Following sell-out runs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London’s National Theatre, this multi-award-winning production comes to Pavilion Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

monday night cinema
A Season in France

A Season in France

Mon 14 Oct, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ The Guardian

After fleeting their war-torn homeland, a Central African family struggles to make ends meet in Paris as they seek political asylum. A tender yet stark portrait of how bureaucracy and humanity can collide.