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Druid’s Furniture

Druid’s Furniture

Wed 20 - Sat 23 Mar

Following a sell-out run at Galway International Arts Festival in 2018, Druid returns with Sonya Kelly’s Furniture; a humorous, insightful, touching and often philosophical look at who we are and how we’d like to be perceived.

Joxer Daly Esq.

Joxer Daly Esq.

Wed 27 Mar, 8pm

★★★★ Mail on Sunday

A brilliant spin on the character of Joxer Daly from Seán O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, this new one-man play stars Pheilim Drew as an ordinary man living in extraordinary times.

Trad

Trad

Fri 5 & Sat 6 Apr, 8pm

★★★★ The Guardian

A hilarious, absurd and poignant tale of a 100-year-old Irishman… and his father! Written by Mark Doherty and directed by award-winning actor Aaron Monaghan.

Charlie’s A Clepto

Charlie’s A Clepto

Tue 9 Apr, 8pm

Everyone has a story to tell…but there’s a time and a place.
Follow Charlie, the queen of self-sabotage as she tries desperately - for once in her life – to keep her mouth shut long enough to make it count.

A Day in May

A Day in May

Tue 16 Apr, 8pm

A powerful new play by Colin Murphy (Haughey|Gregory, Bailed Out!) based on the events that lead up to the 2015 Marriage Equality Referendum.

Proceeds will go to Pieta House.

Watt

Watt

Thu 18 - Sat 20 Apr, 8pm & Sat 20 Apr, 2.30pm

★★★★ Time Out

The story of a nomadic manservant in the house of his unseen master as adapted and performed by Barry McGovern, one of the world’s greatest Beckett interpreters.

Take Off Your Cornflakes

Take Off Your Cornflakes

Wed 24 Apr, 8pm

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

A tender, funny and heart-warming portrait of a marriage and the decisions you face when the person you love goes out of their mind.

Haughey|Gregory

Haughey|Gregory

Thu 25 - Sat 27 Apr, 8pm

★★★★ The Arts Review

A new play by Colin Murphy focused on TD Tony Gregory’ 1982 battle with Taoiseach Chales Haughey over plans to bulldoze parts of Dublin’s impoverished inner city.

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Gounod’s Faust (Live)

Gounod’s Faust (Live)

Tue 30 Apr, 6.45pm

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in Davis McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best loved opera. There are many versions of the story of Faust, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling.

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

Wed 17 & Thu 18 Jul, 8pm

★★★★ The Times

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!

Forgotten

Forgotten

Wed 11 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ Daily Mail

A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling, Fishamble’s Forgotten by Pat Kinevane has been a huge international success during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland.

Silent

Silent

Thu 12 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ The Scotsman

Olivier Award Winner

Homeless McGoldrig has lost it all - including his mind. Dare to laugh at despair and gasp at redemption in this brave, bleak, beautiful production for which Fishamble and Pat Kinevane won an Olivier Award in 2016.

Underneath

Underneath

Fri 13 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ Scotsman
★★★★ Irish Times
★★★★ Sunday Business Post

Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane is a blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret, a testament to the people who live on the fringes, under the nose of everyday life.

Before

Before

Sat 14 Sep, 8pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Sunday Times

Before is a new play by Pat Kinevane (Forgotten, Silent, Underneath) with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good.

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

Thu 17 & Fri 18 Oct, 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Examiner
★★★★★ The Sunday Business Post
★★★★ The Scotsman

The story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure is brought to life in this multi-award winning, dramatic and humorous one-man show.

Griselda

Griselda

Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct, 7.30pm

Following the massive success of The Tales of Hoffmann and Orfeo ed Euridice, Irish National Opera returns to Dún Laoghaire with a stunning new production of Vivaldi’s political and romantic thriller, Griselda.