Myths of Our Own - Part 1

Myths of Our Own - Part 1

Myths of Our Own is a two-part event celebrating street fashion and fables all as one. We encourage you to attend wearing something inspired by your favourite legendary story or myth, or maybe something from your home!  Our special guest is Nunu, the head designer of Haenuli, based in South Korea... 

The Shaughraun

The Shaughraun

Smock Alley Theatre presents as its tenth in-house production, The Shaughraun, written by Dion BoucicaultRobert Ffolliott, fiancee of Arte O’Neil, has returned to Ireland after escaping from prison in Australia... 

IdleWild

IdleWild

Dublin 2018 -  After a bitter gangland feud between two childhood friends has reached a deadly impasse, only a terrifying sacrifice can end the bloodshed.IdleWild : the confession of two men who attempted to play God... 

No Borders 2

No Borders 2

“No Borders 2” is an exploration of time, memory and trauma told through the stories of African characters who have been victims of human rights violations in their homelands... 

Cardboard Coffin

Cardboard Coffin

Imagine if you were told to pack a bag and leave your home forever and you had nowhere to go.Meet Johnny, the vulnerable yet tortured rogue who has lost everything and is about to face life on the streets... 

Billy Roche – The Red Guitar Tour

Billy Roche – The Red Guitar Tour

Billy Roche, playwright (Tumbling Down, The Wexford Trilogy, The Cavalcaders etc) returns to his musical roots with his own brand of psychedelic folk. He is joined by Mike Odlum ( the Roach Band) on bass/piano/ harmonium et and Pete McCamley on drums/ percussion/ flute/ glockenspiel/ harmonica etc. 

Neil Delamere and Aidan Greene

Neil Delamere and Aidan Greene

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Neil Delamere and Davey Reilly

Neil Delamere and Davey Reilly

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Alison Spittle and Hannah Mamalis

Alison Spittle and Hannah Mamalis

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Joanne McNally and Aidan Greene

Joanne McNally and Aidan Greene

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Joanne McNally and Fred Cooke

Joanne McNally and Fred Cooke

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

The Good Father

The Good Father

New Year’s Eve. A house party like any other, in a suburb like any other. Two very different strangers meet, each looking for a new start andto shake off the disappointments of the past... 

Alison Spittle and Fred Cooke

Alison Spittle and Fred Cooke

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Chris Kent and Davey Reilly

Chris Kent and Davey Reilly

The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Irish Youth Dance Festival

Irish Youth Dance Festival

Dublin Youth Dance Company are thrilled to present an evening of dance at the Smock Alley Theatre as part of the 18th Irish Youth Dance Festival.The festival has consistently delivered exciting, highly physical and uplifting performances from a selection of up-and-coming Irish and International Youth Dance Companies and each year programmes masterclasses, workshops, informal showings and outdoor performances... 

Window Woman

Window Woman

Choreographer Fiona Quilligan finds herself in the woods at Fernhill - as part of a dream team - to install James McKenna’s sculptures, two dancers act as a counterweight on ropes while the figures are hauled high up into the treetops - a vantage point where they reign supreme!Window Woman plays with ideas of duality; from the sensual body to McKenna’s female warriors of early Irish society, who give and receive the wisdoms of life... 

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

"I come from a time and country where I was treated like a wrong hushed up. And now, eighty long, dark years later, I find myself living in the heart of Manhattan… the moment I finally caught sight of New York for real I wanted it… After that there was nothing for it but to leave England, which is nothing more than a rain-swept Alacatraz, and move to America…" Using the words of the man himself with only a few stylistically consistent linking phrases, Mark Farrelly's Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope delicately and eloquently charts the course of Crisp’s life and is similarly divided into two parts: Naked and Hope... 

She Kills Monsters

She Kills Monsters

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly... 

An Evening with Michelle McMacken hosted by The Happy Pear

An Evening with Michelle McMacken hosted by The Happy Pear

Join us for an inspirational talk with Michelle McMacken to discuss holistic lifestyle medicine and promoting optimal wellness through plant-based nutrition. Prevent disease and thrive! Michelle McMacken, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and an assistant professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine... 

An Evening with Rich Roll hosted by The Happy Pear

An Evening with Rich Roll hosted by The Happy Pear

We are SUPER excited to have a true modern day superman, Rich Roll, come to Dublin on Saturday 30th June. A #1 best-selling author, wellness pioneer, podcast host and Top 25 fittest men **on the planet**, Rich Roll is also an amazing speaker with a grounded, authentic style, and the unique ability to educate, inspire, and leave audiences filled with the motivation to unlock and unleash their best, most authentic selves - it's going to be AMAZING! His inspirational memoir, Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age,Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men and Discovering Myself continues to top bestseller charts years since its release, and his weekly Rich Roll Podcast boasts over 35 million downloads, one of the world's most highly acclaimed podcasts! Join us for an inspirational talk and after we're going to have a Q&A of enlightening discussion and delicious treats! We're truly honoured to have him speak, and what's more, you'll get the chance to ask Rich, Dave and Steve some questions during the Q&A after his talk... 

Samuel Beckett : Words and Music

Samuel Beckett : Words and Music

A rare concert performance of Samuel Beckett’s radio play Words and Music with American composer, Morton Feldman’s score. Renowned Beckett actors Barry McGovern and Stephen Brennan play the spoken roles of Words/Joe and Croak with a conducted ensemble of Beckett Chamber Music Series musicians playing the role of Music/Bob... 

Schoenberg and Poetry

Schoenberg and Poetry

Schoenberg and Poetry presents two important works based on poetry, which span the development of composer, music theorist and painter, Arnold Schoenberg's musical style from late Romanticism to twelve-tone... 

Lost And Found

Lost And Found

An idyllic new estate in a commuter town (very convenient for the M50 and the direct train to Dublin) is flipped on its head when divine forces begin to interfere. Eager to meddle in the affairs of the picture perfect couples in residence, one of the Gods has fallen to earth with her sights set on mischief making... 

Instrumentalising Folk Song

Instrumentalising Folk Song

Instrumentalising Folk Song explores the idea of the musical setting of language in, perhaps, its purest humanistic form. The works presented use Irish folk song as a basis for three very different kinds of composition... 

The Rapture of Hugo Ball

The Rapture of Hugo Ball

The Rapture of Hugo Ball is a rollicking satire staged as an experimental radio comedy with hard hitting live music and sound effects created before your eyes by an multi-talented cast... 

Walkinstown

Walkinstown

The critically acclaimed Walkinstown returns for one week only.From the creators of How To Build Your First Robot comes 'Walkinstown'. A surreal soiree that traverses the streets of Dublin’s past, present and future... 

Lady Na Master & The Synaptic Room

Lady Na Master & The Synaptic Room

The Collaborative Artists Company presents Lady Na Master and the Synaptic Room.  In the wake of the abortion referendum this new live performance work explores what it means to still feel bound by our bodies, and poses a simple question ‘Is this the way I should feel?’... 

Love à la Mode

Love à la Mode

In this comedy of manners, double-entendres and double-crossings, an Englishman, an Irishman, a Scotsman and a dandy, compete for the hand of a rich bachelorette – but is she all she appears? Love à la Mode is a farce in two acts: there will be some lies, sword-fights, slapstick and assorted song-and-dance routines... 

The Spinning Heart

The Spinning Heart

This stage adaptation of the award-winning novel is given its world premiere by Articulate Anatomy and preserves the original structure and narrative style while highlighting, often with a scabrous humour, the toll in human terms of recent times. 

God Has No Country

God Has No Country

Written and performed by Donal Courtney, God Has No Country is the story of Hugh O’Flaherty a priest from Killarney that saved 6,500 lives in Rome during World War 2. This one-man play charts the true story of O'Flaherty through his early years, through his time at the Vatican and some of his latter life back in Ireland... 

The Quare Fellow

The Quare Fellow

Money For The Sun's production of The Quare Fellow is an astounding bit of theatre. Written by Brendan Behan and based on his time spent in prison, the play revolves around the final days of a condemned man in Mountjoy prison... 

Douze

Douze

XNTHONY is presenting a series of intimate performances, titled Douze, as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe in a bid to garner the public's support in his bid to represent Ireland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.