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I Hear You and Rejoice

I Hear You and Rejoice

Fri 19 & Sat 20 Jul, 8pm

★★★★★ The Evening Standard
★★★★ The Times

I Hear You and Rejoice is the tender and joy-filled sequel to Mikel Murfi’s wildly popular play The Man in the Woman’s Shoes.

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.

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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?

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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.

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.

Woman Undone

Woman Undone

Tue 29 Oct, 8pm

★★★★½ The Reviews Hub

A fusion of theatre, music and dance, Woman Undone is a reimagining of singer Mary Coughlan’s extraordinary life and her difficult childhood.

cinema
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Encore Screening)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Encore Screening)

Sun 3 Nov, 7.30pm

National Theatre Live

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be brought to life in an immersive staging where the theatre becomes a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones).

sold out
Emigrants

Emigrants

Sat 9 Nov

Two of the most famous Bulgarian Artists, Asen Blatechki and Kalin Vrachanski, will perform Mrozek’s “Emigrants” for the first time in Ireland.

This show will be performed in Bulgarian.

Madhouse

Madhouse

Tue 19 & Wed 20 Nov, 8pm

★★★★★ Dublin Live
★★★★ The Irish Times

Based on the true life story of comedian PJ Gallagher, Madhouse is a touching and comic coming-of-age story.

CLASS

CLASS

Thu 21 - Sat 23 Nov

★★★★★ The Sunday Times (Ireland)
★★★★ The Irish Times

A parent-teacher meeting goes very wrong in CLASS, the hit play about learning difficulties: in school, in life, wherever.

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In the Window

In the Window

Fri 29 Nov, 8pm

★★★★★ Broadway Baby

In her internationally-acclaimed, one-woman, comedy hit, Nuala McKeever delivers a poignant, hilarious, cocktail that has wowed audiences from the USA to India.