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The Young’uns

The Young’uns

Wed 30 Jan, 8pm

★★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★★ Maverick
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ MOJO

Three-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners The Young’uns present a new and unique piece of modern folk theatre; The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff.

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The Merchant of Venice: The Shakespeare Sessions

The Merchant of Venice: The Shakespeare Sessions

Thu 31 Jan, 9.45am

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts.

Each performance includes a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

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Romeo & Juliet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Romeo & Juliet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Thu 31 Jan, 1pm

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts.

Each performance includes a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

schools
Hamlet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Hamlet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Fri 1 Feb, 9.45am

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts.

Each performance includes a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

schools
Macbeth: The Shakespeare Sessions

Macbeth: The Shakespeare Sessions

Fri 1 Feb, 1pm

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts.

Each performance includes a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

Before

Before

Thu 21 & Fri 22 Feb, 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.

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Orfeo ed Euridice

Orfeo ed Euridice

Wed 27 & Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm

★★★★ The Irish Times

This major new production of Gluck’s revolutionary work Orfeo ed Euridice is based on one of the most famous stories in history and features a powerful mix of music, song, dance and imagery.

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Anthony & Cleopatra (Encore Screening)

Anthony & Cleopatra (Encore Screening)

Sat 2 Mar, 7.30pm

★★★★★ Financial Times
★★★★★ The Times
★★★★★ Observer
★★★★★ WhatsOnStage

Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker

Sat 9 Mar, 8pm

The Matchmaker stars Mary McEvoy and Jon Kenny playing a myriad of characters in John B Keane’s hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy.

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Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

Tue 12 - Sat 16 Mar, 8pm

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.

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.

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.