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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Sun 18 Dec, 2pm & 4.30pm

Aaron Monaghan and Bryan Burroughs’ playful, physical storytelling, stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ much-loved novella - the perfect family afternoon at the theatre in the run-up to Christmas!

Handel’s Semele

Handel’s Semele

Fri 2 & Sat 3 Sep, 7.30pm

Opera Collective Ireland

Its lyrical arias and dramatic choruses, coupled with a unique mixture of tragedy and comedy make Semele one of the richest and most compelling of all Handel operas.

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Tue 27 Sep, 7.15pm

Royal Opera House (Live Screening)

With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria and the Humming Chorus, Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heartbreaking. This Royal Opera House production takes inspiration from 19th-Century European images of Japan.

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Prima Facie

Prima Facie

Thu 29 Sep, 8pm

National Theatre Live: Encore

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play directed by Justin Martin. 

colic

colic

Wed 5 Oct - Sun 9 Oct

As part of Dublin Theatre Festival

An anxious portrait of a delirious couple whose baby won’t stop crying which delves into the dissonances, anxieties, and absurdities of life and relationships in the modern world.

Heaven

Heaven

Wed 12 - Sun 16 Oct

From Fishamble as part of Dublin Theatre Festival

Eugene O’Brien returns to County Offaly 20 years after the premiere of his acclaimed play, EDEN in this new poignant, funny, beautiful play which is full of humanity.

A Day in May by Colin Murphy

A Day in May by Colin Murphy

Wed 26 - Sat 29 Oct

Based on the book by Charlie Bird

An emotional rollercoaster of documentary theatre charting the 35-year-old struggle for equality for the LGBTQ+ community in Ireland, which culminated in the 2015 Marriage Equality Referendum.

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Puccini’s La bohème

Puccini’s La bohème

Sun 6 Nov, 2pm

Royal Opera House (Encore Screening)

Puccini’s opera of passion, friendship and heartbreak features a star-studded cast, conducted by Kevin John Edusei. A timeless love story that blooms, fades, and rekindles with the passing seasons.  

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Henry V

Henry V

Wed 9 Nov, 7.30pm

National Theatre Live: Encore

Kit Harington plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thriling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power - captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London and directed by Max Webster.

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Enchanted April

Enchanted April

Wed 16 - Sat 19 Nov, 8pm

St Patrick’s Dramatic Society, Dalkey

Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and forgotten in the rush of 1920s post-war society, two London housewives pool their savings to rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost.

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MÁM

MÁM

Sat 26 & Sun 27 Nov, 8pm

Following the success of his acclaimed re-imagining of the world-famous ballet, Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, Michael Keegan-Dolan and Teaċ Daṁsa have created another mythic yet timely production that acknowledges how life’s polarities can on occasion come together and find resolution.

Manchán Magan: Arán & Im

Manchán Magan: Arán & Im

Sun 4 Dec, 12pm & 3pm

A theatrical performance in which writer and documentary filmmaker Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring to life the mysterious glory of our natural world.

Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Sat 10 & Sun 11 Dec, 7.30pm

The unorthodox love triangle between Don Pasquale, Ernesto and Norina yields a hilarious and touching masterpiece that takes a riotously entertaining slant on a threat of disinheritance, a mock marriage, and a spendthrift wife who believes husbands should be seen and not heard