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Best Man

Best Man

Cathal is 35, renting, eternally single, and has just spent the last three years watching all of his friends settle down, get married and have kids. 

Dancing In The Moonlight: A Play About Phil Lynott

Dancing In The Moonlight: A Play About Phil Lynott

A solo show exploring the formative years of Phil Lynott. 

The Realistic Joneses

The Realistic Joneses

Meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbours, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and shared last name. 

Of Bluebells & Butterflies

Of Bluebells & Butterflies

A fantastical garden full of wondrous creatures blossoms to life in our imagination, inviting the audience to playfully engage through song, gentle movement, touch and f… 

Dance Double: Saoirse na mBan + TEST 1

Dance Double: Saoirse na mBan + TEST 1

Saoirse na mBan Ghaliah Conroy & Saoirse Lambkin O’Kane Celebrating Irish women and their feats over history, cracking the shell and seeing what lies… 

Minimal Human Contact

Minimal Human Contact

A new voice from the urban Gaeltacht of west Belfast. 

Snatch & Grab

Snatch & Grab

DEADLY, DIRTY AND DANGEROUS. 

Fluff

Fluff

What happens when men think they can buy women? When bodies are governed by someone else’s desire? Following two Dublin strippers through an evening’s w… 

We Are An Archipelago

We Are An Archipelago

The somewhat true story of a 99-year-old man who moves home to Ocracoke, the strange little island of his birth, after 80 years gone. 

Rising Tide

Rising Tide

This is a free event, no tickets or reservations necessary. 

Scopaesthesia

Scopaesthesia

This is a free event, no tickets or reservations necessary. 

The Chorus of Ghosts Living in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a shit in the Fruit Salad

The Chorus of Ghosts Living in my Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a shit in the Fruit Salad

A brand new show from the award-winning Belfast comedian. 

What Did You Eat This Week? With James Kavangah

What Did You Eat This Week? With James Kavangah

In front of a live audience, James and guests will be exploring the spectrum of food and the stories that blossom from culinary experiences, from filthy-delicious takeaw… 

The Wind That Shakes the Wig

The Wind That Shakes the Wig

A Queen ventures through the Emerald Isle on a queer crusade to champion the nation’s treasures, icons and ultimately save the masses from heteronormativity. 

Oh, Brother.

Oh, Brother.

Matthew and Michael have both always wanted one thing. 

DREAMGUN VIDEO

DREAMGUN VIDEO

The most iconic films you’ve never seen because we made them up. 

24/7 Bliss

24/7 Bliss

Marina works in a 24-hour dry cleaners in a lonely Dublin. 

Klankety Klank

Klankety Klank

Roll up and take your seat for this hilarious parody of the beloved gameshow Blankety Blank. 

An Evening with Michael Fry & Killian Sundermann

An Evening with Michael Fry & Killian Sundermann

Experience a unique night of laughter from Ireland’s favourite internet comedians Michael Fry and Killian Sundermann, bringing their jokes, sketches and tunes live… 

Spear

Spear

Three old friends meet in an abandoned athletics field to drink into the early morning. 

Oops, This is Toxic

Oops, This is Toxic

This Britney Spears love letter is a dark comedy nostalgia-fest for anyone who has ever dropped to that ‘Hit Me Baby’ beat and who came of age against the ba… 

Pig Brain

Pig Brain

Elon Musk is planting chips in pig brains. 

On A House Like A Fire

On A House Like A Fire

On A House Like A Fire is a powerful story told through fragments and glimpses - an immersive experience about the nature of memory and the way we remember. 

Intimate evening with Holly Lovelady

Intimate evening with Holly Lovelady

Liverpudlian singer/songwriter and pianist Holly Lovelady would love to invite you to the Boys' School at Smock Alley Theatre. 

Looking At The Sun

Looking At The Sun

Ron wants his family and friends to experience the summer vacation of his childhood. 

Everything is Grand, and I’m Completely Okay.

Everything is Grand, and I’m Completely Okay.

Malachy has just turned 25, and he has a few things to say about that. 

The Father

The Father

A moving and unsettling journey through the ravages of dementia, where everything, and nothing, is as it seems.  

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Experience the best upcoming talent from the North of England as one cast stage two of Shakespeare’s least known plays…  What comes to mind when y… 

King John

King John

Experience the best upcoming talent from the North of England as one cast stage two of Shakespeare’s least known plays… What comes to mind when you thi… 

Iron Annie

Iron Annie

A unique musical and theatrical interpretation of one of the most ambitious literary debuts of recent years, the Iron Annie Cabaret is coming to the Boys School at Smock… 

Iron Annie Cabaret

Iron Annie Cabaret

A unique musical and theatrical interpretation of one of the most ambitious literary debuts of recent years, the Iron Annie Cabaret is coming to the Boys School at Smock… 

Albatross

Albatross

This fast-paced adventure story explores the themes of regret, isolation and the interconnected relationship between human beings and the natural world we inhabit. 

The Belly of the Earth

The Belly of the Earth

A musical interpretation of 3 poems by Paula Meehan. 

Charity showcase of film-ballet «Vodurudu»

Charity showcase of film-ballet «Vodurudu»

Vodurudu (meaning: Will, Thought, Movement, Spirit) is a folk-improvisational film-ballet, the origins of which are environment and time. 

FEAR

FEAR

Fear is everywhere. 

I Poured The Tea

I Poured The Tea

Seamus and Boxer seem to have it made, on their paid-for holiday in the tropics . 

KITES

KITES

'Come on Angel, don't you ever want to fly?' 1948. 

Strange Days

Strange Days

Strange Days is a fast-paced, dark and hilarious tale of insanity. 

The Disappearance of Walter Black

The Disappearance of Walter Black

The Disappearance Of Walter Black has been inspired by the true story of Larry Griffin, an Irish postman who disappeared from the village of Stradbally, County Wate… 

A Rare Journey - Nora Joyce's Odyssey

A Rare Journey - Nora Joyce's Odyssey

A world premiere of a one woman show which celebrates the life of a remarkable Irish woman, Nora Joyce. 

Dubliners

Dubliners

The Corn Exchange and Smock Alley TheatrepresentDublinersBy James JoyceAdapted by Annie Ryan & Michael West"Better pass boldly into that other world, in the ful… 

The Soldier’s Tale

The Soldier’s Tale

Igor Stravinsky’s First World War music theatre piece tells the dark Faustian fable of a soldier who makes a trade with the devil on the promise of untold wealth a… 

Histrionix

Histrionix

Histrionix is a fun-filled comedy show for younger audiences featuring true stories from history and absolute nonsense made up on the spot. 

Terminus

Terminus

This May Jack of all Trades Productions make their return to the stage with a version of Mark O'Rowe's classic Terminus; a monologue play of 3 characters who t… 

Amy Michelle

Amy Michelle

A voice reaches through the time-worn crackle of a tape spool, an echo from decades past: “Amy?”, the voice encourages, “Are you going to sing us a son… 

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

On the eve of what she knows will be her final birthday, Ronnie reflects on the good and bad of an ordinary yet interesting life,settling scores, making peace with the m… 

Parcel from America

Parcel from America

With Irish emigration at its core, Parcel From America weaves a musical story of loved ones who were forced to leave and those who had to stay behind, and the great powe… 

Nursey

Nursey

Nursey is a heartfelt comedy about a young nurse who in 1970s Ireland who leaves the loving embrace of sheltered family life in the wilds of Mayo to head to The Rotmund … 

Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day

Ireland, 1966. 

In One Eye, Out The Other

In One Eye, Out The Other

Tadhg Hickey introduces you to Feargal; a downtrodden but cheery man who fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an alcoholic. 

Into The Woods

Into The Woods

Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's cock-eyed fairytale comes to life in this new take on the Tony-award winning musical Into The Wo… 

Over The Bridge

Over The Bridge

Bright Umbrella present the 60th Anniversary production of Sam Thompson's iconic Ulster play, 'Over the Bridge', a powerful portrayal of sectarianism and … 

Looking For América

Looking For América

Directed and co-written by Janet Moran (A Holy Show, Swing), Looking for América is the real-life story of writer and performer Federico Julián… 

Country And Irish (streaming ticket)

Country And Irish (streaming ticket)

A man, a banana and a tape recorder. 

In Our Veins

In Our Veins

At the funeral of lifelong Dublin docker Patrick, his wife Hester recounts previously untold stories spanning 100 years of their family’s history in Dublin, to the… 

The Strangest Time

The Strangest Time

A group of friends take on Corona O Virus in a battle during “The Strangest Time”Blue Diamond is a third-level drama training academy for people with intell… 

Country and Irish

Country and Irish

A man, a banana and a tape recorder. 

Wednesdays Live with Martin Praetorius #100

Wednesdays Live with Martin Praetorius #100

Prior to the release of his new album 'It's OK, I'm still laughing!', the German singer, songwriter and troubadour Martin Praetorius will make his lo… 

Halcyon Days

Halcyon Days

Patricia has a zest for life and men when she is thrust together with Sean who is languishing in a nursing home. 

Hunt

Hunt

Hunt is about a group of Belfast teenagers playing their version of hide and seek. 

Walkinstown

Walkinstown

The critically acclaimed Walkinstown returns for four nights only. 

Dyin' For It

Dyin' For It

In “Dyin’ For It” devilishly funny Ballyfermot playwright Derek Murphy takes us inside the home of the Kelly women as they prepare to grieve the immine… 

The Revolution Will Be Streamed

The Revolution Will Be Streamed

One woman's world will explode. 

The Taming of The Pubes | Singfluencers

The Taming of The Pubes | Singfluencers

The Taming of The Pubes Muff and me - It's complicated! Singfluencers Desperate millennials attempt to stay relevant. 

A Fishy Tail of Sound and Fury

A Fishy Tail of Sound and Fury

Want your Shakespeare battered or filleted?Food snobbery and copy culture served up with lashings of lovely Shakespeare, lightly dusted with socialist ideology, and fini… 

Children | shut up, i'm writing a play

Children | shut up, i'm writing a play

Children Playing Downton Abbey to avoid death. 

I AM NOT A ROBOT

I AM NOT A ROBOT

Dystopian, Futuristic, Sci-fi play exploring YOU boundariesI AM NOT A ROBOT is an exciting original piece of ensemble theatre written by Mary E. 

The Ides of Starch

The Ides of Starch

Sketchy comedy about multi-media worlds collidingA digital streaming service and a public broadcasting channel compete for rights to a best-selling book. 

We End Up Breathing Rust

We End Up Breathing Rust

Your one-way ticket to MarsLeaving planet Earth forever to colonise the Red Planet: Becca is thrilled by the idea. 

Un Crocodile | RegularSuburbanWoman

Un Crocodile | RegularSuburbanWoman

Un crocodile  One second. 

To the ARSEHOLE who ruined my favourite film...

To the ARSEHOLE who ruined my favourite film...

Sure It's only the story the bible could have been!Hollywood's Golden Age - meets the Bible - meets 50 shades of Grey - meets. 

CHALK & CHEESE | Frustrated and Uneducated

CHALK & CHEESE | Frustrated and Uneducated

CHALK & CHEESE sharing is caring, unless you're special Frustrated and UneducatedI might have chlamydia. 

TRUTH KILLER

TRUTH KILLER

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Oh, Brother. | The Motherload

Oh, Brother. | The Motherload

Oh, Brother. 

WAKESPACE

WAKESPACE

A Devised Multi-Disciplinary Surrealist DreamscapePoets, Musicians and Actors come together to dive into the absurdity of the subconscious and reveal in daylight what co… 

A Meeting of Minds

A Meeting of Minds

Mind Games. 

TrES-2b

TrES-2b

Experience experimental electronica in total darkness. 

Shane Clifford: Aw Class (Work in Progress)

Shane Clifford: Aw Class (Work in Progress)

Work In Progress Stand Up ComedyShane Clifford performs a Work In Progress show that asks the important questions: what is class in Ireland? Why do modern dogs wear jump… 

Blister

Blister

We're in this together. 

Bunny Bunny | Reluctantly Irish

Bunny Bunny | Reluctantly Irish

Bunny Bunny Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Bunny Reluctantly Irish A codependent relationship with one's heritage. 

Inbound

Inbound

A relentless hunt for answers. 

Donna of Troy

Donna of Troy

When your sister's the most beautiful woman in the world: what's the damn point?In the mythical 'Age of Heroes,' HELEN is “the face that launch… 

CANONICAL | P0RN!

CANONICAL | P0RN!

CANONICALHistory remembers him. 

Oh, Brother. | HOME

Oh, Brother. | HOME

Oh, Brother. 

Coffee Kid | Kinder-Egg Spirits

Coffee Kid | Kinder-Egg Spirits

Coffee KidCaffeine, Clooney and teenage calamity Kinder-Egg SpiritsTalking shit until shit gets real. 

Atlantis Under Sand | Kinder-Egg Spirits

Atlantis Under Sand | Kinder-Egg Spirits

Atlantis Under Sand"With sand in our mouths, we cannot scream. 

PLEASE COME TALK TO ME | Aidan Greene: Stutter Bug (Work In Progress)

PLEASE COME TALK TO ME | Aidan Greene: Stutter Bug (Work In Progress)

PLEASE COME TALK TO ME Let us not remain strangers Aidan Greene: Stutter Bug (Work In Progress)A Stuttering Comedy Show in Development PLEASE COME TALK TO ME -&nbs… 

You Should Not Be Watching Me | WARNING! Edgy Material

You Should Not Be Watching Me | WARNING! Edgy Material

You Should Not Be Watching MeA musician overshares WARNING! Edgy MaterialYou'll be in stiches. 

The Best Man

The Best Man

All his friends are getting married, and he’s really happy for them. 

The Devil Himself

The Devil Himself

One woman's journey. 

Sex & Sculpture

Sex & Sculpture

The sauciest soirée this SpringAn absurdist and eccentric play following the romance between academic Simon Paris and his office colleague. 

Fun Things for Mad Times

Fun Things for Mad Times

An absurdity of love and laughterEmbracing the natural comedic elements of our friendship, we have curated an evening of music and magic. 

Cirque du Flea

Cirque du Flea

The biggest littlest show on Earth. 

Slobberchops - A Musical

Slobberchops - A Musical

A farmer, singing cabbages and magicHow do you teach cabbages to sing? Why is magic so dangerous? How did a group of strangers find their way onto a hidden farm? Find ou… 

LIE LOW

LIE LOW

Belfast Comedian Accused of Sexual MisconductAfter being publicly accused of sexual misconduct, an up-and-coming comedian is vilified on social media and abandoned by hi… 

Equinox

Equinox

For every dark, there's a light. 

My Screen, Your Face

My Screen, Your Face

Love lives and dies, onlineTwo rooms, two people, two calls, two times. 

ORBIT

ORBIT

What are you? Are you there?Four characters relay extra-terrestrial messages, they sympathise with cave people and astronauts, and they feel the same things as the rest … 

Pigeon

Pigeon

Pigeon’s flown the coop. 

Connemarvellous | Stephen Mullan: Love is...? (Work in Progress)

Connemarvellous | Stephen Mullan: Love is...? (Work in Progress)

ConnemarvellousOne woman bilingual English Irish comedy! Stephen Mullan: Love is. 

Thank you, next | Three Queens Stuck in Dublin City

Thank you, next | Three Queens Stuck in Dublin City

Thank you, next The life of an auditioning actor Three Queens Stuck in Dublin City We’re all born naked, but the rest is shade! Thank you, next - Megan O&ap… 

Rumble In The Ensemble

Rumble In The Ensemble

Actors battle to win your favourTen actors enter the Arena. 

FRESHERS | Anyone Seen Mary Rose

FRESHERS | Anyone Seen Mary Rose

FRESHERSWhy can't she leave her room?Anyone Seen Mary Rose Text me when you're home safely FRESHERS - Caoimhe McGee Síofra is desperate to leave… 

A Thought Walk

A Thought Walk

Come for a walk with us. 

I Couldn't Be Farced! | Fred Cooke: Scherzo in Development

I Couldn't Be Farced! | Fred Cooke: Scherzo in Development

I Couldn't Be Farced! Nine to five just came alive. 

Space Girls | stop BUS STOP bus

Space Girls | stop BUS STOP bus

Space Girls You. 

You'll Know When It's Time

You'll Know When It's Time

You pull the strings. 

1992

1992

Stuck in an imagined pastRewind and press Play on the VCR. 

Let's Start Today.

Let's Start Today.

Two Strangers, One Interview, and You. 

Chiron: A One Centaur Show | A Beautiful Mess

Chiron: A One Centaur Show | A Beautiful Mess

Chiron: A One Centaur Show Lanky horse-boy talks funny A Beautiful Mess To-do lists aren't actually helpful. 

The Meaning of Meaning

The Meaning of Meaning

A workshop for the Soul. 

Climate Worrier

Climate Worrier

A Hypocrite's Guide to Being GreenComedy, memoir and a glimmer of hope combine into a guide on how to not get into a state about the state of the planet and to do s… 

Juanita's Talk | Nice Girls Don't

Juanita's Talk | Nice Girls Don't

Juanita's Talk Time to clean up our act Nice Girls Don’t. 

The Father of My Daughter | Dear Death

The Father of My Daughter | Dear Death

The Father of My Daughter Escaping grief by taping over your past. 

Two Hundred Deer to Every Lion | freddo bars and cigars

Two Hundred Deer to Every Lion | freddo bars and cigars

Two Hundred Deer to Every Lion An (un)real history of Phoenix Park freddo bars and cigars Where do we go from here? Two Hundred Deer to Every Lion - bluehouse th… 

And Here's To Us!

And Here's To Us!

Can you recognise love, or catastrophe? Arthur coerces, charms, conspires. 

REDEMPTION | Failed By Design

REDEMPTION | Failed By Design

REDEMPTION How does one obtain salvation?Failed By Design A stand-up show about design REDEMPTION - Greg Clifford REDEMPTION is an avant-garde amalgamation of … 

Rodney Owl

Rodney Owl

“Elegant folksy guitar picking, a sweet wisp of melody – reminiscent of acoustic legend Nick Drake” – Across the Line, BBC Radio Ulster Fo… 

Monuments

Monuments

Music and movement between worldsHeartfelt and visceral, Monuments is a hybrid performance of voice and movement. 

A Silent Rain

A Silent Rain

Experimental noir for the internet ageA paranoiac leap into the creative output of Ian Bailey, Daniel and Sophie Tuscan du Plantier and Bruno Cabornnet. 

Vótáil Mindy

Vótáil Mindy

Being an tUachtarán is great for your profileFrustrated by the poor standard of this year’s Presidential candidates, Síle and Sinéad cook up a… 

The Next Room

The Next Room

Would you like to live again?Marian is dead. 

The Relatability Engine

The Relatability Engine

Sincerity beyond imagining. 

Bonbons

Bonbons

Confectionery, it's a bitter businessAll families fight, but the O’Boyle clan are taking the mickey. 

Julie Jay: Oops, This is Toxic

Julie Jay: Oops, This is Toxic

Clintons, Trouser Snakes and Britney SpearsA dark-comedy examination of 90s/00s misogyny which celebrates not just Britney, but everyone who survived an era wherein Timb… 

Breaking Deep

Breaking Deep

Navigating the kaleidoscope of the unknownOne woman's voyage through the treacherous waters of caring, advocating and fighting for her most precious treasures: Her… 

The Funny Mentalist

The Funny Mentalist

Laughter on the front lines!Live performance and video footage from the first professional clown to use laughter as a mental health programme in countries at war. 

Un crocodile | SPOKE

Un crocodile | SPOKE

Un crocodile One second. 

CHOICES

CHOICES

Putting the 'Unpracticed' back in Audience ParticipationTake part in a thrilling interactive narrative experiment as your decisions drag unsuspecting couple Fr… 

PLATFORMS

PLATFORMS

Dragging Ireland into the 21st CenturyPlatforms is taking the fight against the far right to the next level - the stage. 

Declan on the Trail Episode One: Dead Cow at Night, Declan's Delight

Declan on the Trail Episode One: Dead Cow at Night, Declan's Delight

The Documentary No One Asked ForThis absurdly hilarious radio play follows the investigations of a disgraced RTE journalist who has travelled to a strange island off the… 

RETCH

RETCH

Demon's, Da's and Disco Biscuits"Barks like a dog I do, like a FUCKIN DOG". 

The Bootsy Boys

The Bootsy Boys

The Museum Of Yesterday, TomorrowDynamic indoor walking tour comedy theatre: A museum curator from the year 3022 needs your help to avoid the ultimate destruction of the… 

SKINNED | Drop Dead

SKINNED | Drop Dead

SKINNED Animals. 

Dearest

Dearest

"Dearest, I'm writing to you to say-"“My body is not a harbour for your loneliness, and I have never felt more beautiful. 

GHOST STORIES

GHOST STORIES

A Comedy of Improvised Horror!To ride out the raging storm, Captain Laragub and his fishermen will take suggestions from the audience and perform a spontaneous one act c… 

DANNY RYAN | RegularSuburbanWoman

DANNY RYAN | RegularSuburbanWoman

DANNY RYAN A story of stunted romantic understanding. 

Suicide Bees | Coffee Kid

Suicide Bees | Coffee Kid

Suicide Bees A laugh-a-minute dive in to mental illness and recovery Coffee Kid Caffeine, Clooney and teenage calamity Suicide Bees - MJ Stokes MJ Stokes talks fam… 

The (Not So) Quick Murder of Man | Sorry, Denny's Dead.

The (Not So) Quick Murder of Man | Sorry, Denny's Dead.

The (Not So) Quick Murder of Man Death over a bag of crisps Sorry, Denny's Dead. 

Suicide Bees | SPOKE

Suicide Bees | SPOKE

Suicide Bees A laugh-a-minute dive in to mental illness and recovery SPOKE heading out to get out of her head Suicide Bees - MJ Stokes MJ Stokes talks family, ad… 

Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

Surreal storytelling about dreams in Dublin. 

Schubert: WINTERREISE

Schubert: WINTERREISE

Acclaimed British tenor Ben Johnson and Irish pianist Niall Kinsella perform Franz Schubert’s great song-cycle, Winterreise. 

Schubert: WINTERREISE

Schubert: WINTERREISE

Acclaimed British tenor Ben Johnson and Irish pianist Niall Kinsella perform Franz Schubert’s great song-cycle, Winterreise. 

I Poured The Tea

I Poured The Tea

Seamus and Boxer seem to have it made, on their paid-for holiday in the tropics . 

Fight Night

Fight Night

Winner of Best Actor and Bewley’s Little Gem awards at Dublin Fringe, and nominated Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, Aonghus Óg McAnally ret… 

Fight Night

Fight Night

Winner of Best Actor and Bewley’s Little Gem awards at Dublin Fringe, and nominated Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards, Aonghus Óg McAnally ret… 

Love and Courage Podcast Live

Love and Courage Podcast Live

Join author, campaigner and podcast host Ruairí McKiernan, Senator Lynn Ruane and special guests for what is guaranteed to be a lively and inspiring conversation … 

Chime

Chime

The CHIME model for mental health recovery stands for Connectedness, Hope, Identity, Meaning & Purpose and Empowerment. 

Cloud Study

Cloud Study

Cloud Study uses the idea of clouds as a traveling, dreamy mass which floats above everything. 

Unseen Homelessness Booklet Launch

Unseen Homelessness Booklet Launch

This booklet and video, produced by Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre, aim to raise awareness on the impacts of Traveller homelessness on Traveller healt… 

Cloud Study

Cloud Study

Cloud Study uses the idea of clouds as a traveling, dreamy mass which floats above everything. 

Falling Through The Universe

Falling Through The Universe

On January 6th 1982, a young Irish emigrant borrows an English language book from a library in Munich. 

Falling Through The Universe

Falling Through The Universe

On January 6th 1982, a young Irish emigrant borrows an English language book from a library in Munich. 

The Chronicles of Oggle

The Chronicles of Oggle

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Tender Napalm by Philip Ridley

Tender Napalm by Philip Ridley

In isolation, this sparring couple are locked in a state of unstated trauma. 

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2021 : Simon Costello, Siobhán Ní Dhomhnaill, Molly Twomey, Jamie Field, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2021 : Simon Costello, Siobhán Ní Dhomhnaill, Molly Twomey, Jamie Field, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan

Music from a special guest performer Established in 1989 by poet Theo Dorgan, Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series offers exciting opportunities for talented, em… 

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2021 : Sacha White, Eoin Mc Evoy, Sonya Gildea, William Keohane, Laura McKenna

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2021 : Sacha White, Eoin Mc Evoy, Sonya Gildea, William Keohane, Laura McKenna

Music from Bróna Keogh  Established in 1989 by poet Theo Dorgan, Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series offers exciting opportunities for talented, eme… 

Soldiers and Sailors

Soldiers and Sailors

Spinning Yarns and guzzling pints in the seaside bar they have adopted as home, Johnny Comerford and Mucker Kinsella have carved out for themselves a haven in retirement… 

All The Angels, Handel And The First Messiah

All The Angels, Handel And The First Messiah

Dublin, 1742. 

All The Angels: Handel And The First Messiah

All The Angels: Handel And The First Messiah

Dublin, 1742. 

BK Pepper

BK Pepper

After a truly amazing reception to his debut album 'Territories' late last year, Dublin based composer BK Pepper is set to begin to perform the album live for … 

Your Favourite Irish Trans Writer | In-person Tickets

Your Favourite Irish Trans Writer | In-person Tickets

In partnership with Gay Community News  So, who’s your favourite Irish trans writer?  For a small demographic, trans people are a very big subject in I… 

An Post Irish Book Awards Shortlist at Dublin Book Festival | In-person Tickets

An Post Irish Book Awards Shortlist at Dublin Book Festival | In-person Tickets

Meet some of the shortlisted authors from the An Post Irish Book Awards 2021 at this year’s Dublin Book Festival. 

Learwife: JR Thorp in conversation with Nadine O’Regan | In-person Tickets

Learwife: JR Thorp in conversation with Nadine O’Regan | In-person Tickets

Presented by West Cork Literary Festival I am the queen of two crowns, banished fifteen years, the famed and folded woman, bad-luck baleful girl, mother of three s… 

President Michael D. Higgins in conversation with Paddy Woodworth | In-person Tickets

President Michael D. Higgins in conversation with Paddy Woodworth | In-person Tickets

Reclaiming the European Street: Speeches on Europe and the European Union President Michael D. 

Sticking to the Facts: Luke O’Neill and Mark Henry in conversation with Aoife Barry | In-person Tickets

Sticking to the Facts: Luke O’Neill and Mark Henry in conversation with Aoife Barry | In-person Tickets

Join us for an evening with Professor Luke O’Neill and Tourism Ireland Marketing Director Mark Henry in conversation with Aoife Barry. 

Saibh Skelly

Saibh Skelly

Saibh Skelly is a 17 year-old singer, songwriter, and busker from Dublin in Ireland. 

Dublin City Libraries Readers' Morning 2021 | In-person Tickets

Dublin City Libraries Readers' Morning 2021 | In-person Tickets

Sarah Winman, Ann Ingle, Luke Cassidy in conversation with Niall MacMonagleDr Rosaleen McDonagh in conversation with Dr Emilie Pine, with readings from Kathleen Murphy&n… 

DBF Opening Night: RTÉ Radio 1 Arena with Roddy Doyle, Hugo Hamilton, Lisa Harding and Caitriona Lally

DBF Opening Night: RTÉ Radio 1 Arena with Roddy Doyle, Hugo Hamilton, Lisa Harding and Caitriona Lally

Tune in for an evening of conversation with RTÉ Radio 1’s cultural guru, Seán Rocks. 

LINA ANDONOVSKA | PUBLIC PRIVACY

LINA ANDONOVSKA | PUBLIC PRIVACY

This programme contains depictions of violence and drug-taking. 

RICHARD CRAIG | VALE

RICHARD CRAIG | VALE

Renowned Scottish flautist and new music champion, Richard Craig, closes the festival with a programme of recent works built around Richard Barrett’s “Vale&r… 

BASTARD ASSIGNMENTS | EXECUTION

BASTARD ASSIGNMENTS | EXECUTION

Bastard Assignments are four composer-performers Timothy Cape, Edward Henderson, Caitlin Rowley and Josh Spear – who work exploring experimental music, performativ… 

DARRAGH MORGAN | ANTHÈMES

DARRAGH MORGAN | ANTHÈMES

Darragh Morgan, one of the most highly regarded interpreters of contemporary music, will give the Irish concert premiere of Pierre Boulez’s “Anthèmes … 

MUSIC CURRENT SOLOISTS | CURRENTS

MUSIC CURRENT SOLOISTS | CURRENTS

In this concert the seven composers and five soloists involved in this project reveal the results of their extended in-depth collaborations, and present seven new works … 

ZUBIN KANGA | WIKI PIANO

ZUBIN KANGA | WIKI PIANO

This programme contains depictions of nudity, violence and drug-taking. 

Dublin In A Rainstorm

Dublin In A Rainstorm

Dublin. 

The Great War | Lovely Head

The Great War | Lovely Head

Momentum Theatre Productions is proud to present the Irish premiere of The Great War along with Lovely Head in a night of two dark comedies by Neil LaBute. 

Encasillados (Name that Chair)

Encasillados (Name that Chair)

The young Spanish ensemble Teatro On&Off are supported by Teatro Dinamico and Liberakto in Logroño in northern Spain. 

Εδώ & Εκεί (Here & There)

Εδώ & Εκεί (Here & There)

Kinitiras Studio is one of Greece’s leading dance centres, supporting a professional company, a residency space, community dance workshops, and a young physical th… 

Nebel (Fog)

Nebel (Fog)

BiondekBühne is Austria’s oldest and largest youth theatre. 

Queen’s County

Queen’s County

Queen’s County is the work on offer from Crooked House’s young Irish ensemble in Kildare Youth Theatre. 

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney

A fast-paced modern version of Seamus Heaney’s ‘The Burial at Thebes’ based on the ancient Greek classic ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles. 

God of Carnage

God of Carnage

Two sets of parents meet to resolve a conflict between their children. 

Histrionix: The Return

Histrionix: The Return

Live performance is back! Comedy is back! Histrionix is back! And this time we’re talking about getting back. 

The Chronicles of Oggle

The Chronicles of Oggle

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Rogue (streaming ticket)

Rogue (streaming ticket)

Rogue follows the breakneck journey of a young Dublin woman as she races from domestic abuse to homelessness, until ultimately breaking through adversity to hope. 

Rogue

Rogue

Rogue follows the breakneck journey of a young Dublin woman as she races from domestic abuse to homelessness, until ultimately breaking through adversity to hope. 

On A House Like A Fire

On A House Like A Fire

On A House Like a Fire by Michelle Read and Brian Keegan, presented by Age & Opportunity/BEALTAINE in association with Smock Alley Theatre and Droichead Arts Centre… 

BIG BOBBY. Little BOBBY.

BIG BOBBY. Little BOBBY.

A deliciously twisted and tender comedy about inner gremlins and awkward romance. 

Currents

Currents

Programme: Patricia Martinez, Music Current commission (for horn, cello and synthesiser), 2018 plus RETRO DISCO perform selected works from Music Current … 

Retro Disco

Retro Disco

Programme: Karen Power, (Retro Disco commission) Jannik Giger, Maestro Eoin Callery, You might need a word for that Robert Ashley, Mixed Blessings, India… 

Sideshow

Sideshow

Programme: STEVEN KAZUO TAKASUGI, SIDESHOW, for amplified octet and electronic playback in five movements (2009-2015) performed by ENSEMBLE TZARA The Irish premier … 

Sweeney Lives! | Stock11

Sweeney Lives! | Stock11

SWEENEY LIVES! Frank Corcoran (IE) Programme: Frank Corcoran, Quasi una Missa (19'40") 1999 Frank Corcoran, Tradurre Tradire (24'13") 2004 Frank Corc… 

Electric

Electric

Baby wipes, glitter and cans at the ready, Joni and Scarlett head off on their respective weekends. 

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover. 

Call Mr. Robeson

Call Mr. Robeson

A rollercoaster journey through African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson’s remarkable life, highlighting his pioneering and heroic political activism. 

Dirty Old Town

Dirty Old Town

ANGER IS AN ENERGY! Old punk rocker Annie and young African Dub Dave strike up an unlikely friendship in this tale of marginalisation, alienation and regeneration. 

A Fragment of Tomorrow

A Fragment of Tomorrow

Lorca's Flamenco, Contemporary Dance and Irish Music Inspired by Lorca’s women in Blood Wedding in a theatrical dialogue with contemporary dance and Irish mus… 

Second Chance | Our Wee Gerry

Second Chance | Our Wee Gerry

Second ChanceAn experiment on a different sort of love story Our Wee Gerry Gerry and Arlene, cross-communitied lovers Second Chance - Idir Mná / LakedaemonThey sa… 

FEMINEM | Origin of Three

FEMINEM | Origin of Three

FEMINEM It feels so empty without me Origin of Three Sometimes in life you have to, breathe FEMINEM - OXBOMarshall Mathers’ mam spent 73 hours in labour. 

Sistemic | He Ain't Heavy

Sistemic | He Ain't Heavy

SistemicSisters are (not) doing it for themselves He Ain't HeavyHis welfare is of my concern. 

A Dinner Date with Death

A Dinner Date with Death

A Dinner Date With Death is an absurd collection of comedy sketches centred around a baffling murder at a dinner party. 

The Lonely Luchador | Powerpoint

The Lonely Luchador | Powerpoint

The Lonely LuchadorA Masked Wrestler’s Ultimate Challenge PowerpointJokes and Graphs   The Lonely Luchador - Head Above Water Theatre CompanyHours before his … 

How Many Tears in a Bottle of Gin? | Paul Currie - Trufficle Musk

How Many Tears in a Bottle of Gin? | Paul Currie - Trufficle Musk

How Many Tears in a Bottle of Gin?Trust me, this job is the shit Paul Currie - Trufficle MuskSurreal Python comedy with the twisted nonsensical sequiturs of Dadaism &nbs… 

No One is Coming | Family Tree

No One is Coming | Family Tree

No One is ComingMy Mam's different to yours. 

JESSICA | Dancing Queen

JESSICA | Dancing Queen

JESSICAIt's hard to get out Dancing QueenI'll choose happiness every damn time JESSICA - WENDY ALICE ROSE CO. 

The Wrongs & Rites of Grosvenor Square | FITS

The Wrongs & Rites of Grosvenor Square | FITS

The Wrongs & Rites of Grosvenor SquareIn old Dublin a storm is brewing FITS Seizures, heavy medication and failed relationships. 

An Evening with Lee Trundle | Symphony of Worms

An Evening with Lee Trundle | Symphony of Worms

An Evening with Lee TrundleAbsurdist Stand-up (not appearing: Lee Trundle) Symphony of WormsA time, space and neurosis traversing comedy show   An Evening with Lee … 

Player | Womankind

Player | Womankind

PlayerWhat your things say about you WomankindA play about women. 

New Year's Sea | Haven

New Year's Sea | Haven

New Year's SeaA woman’s battle with the unknown HavenThe Contestant will now awaken New Year's Sea - Commons Collective in partnership with Firedoor Thea… 

Bold Girl | Our Last Summer

Bold Girl | Our Last Summer

Bold GirlDying Is No Excuse, Ma. 

A-GAY | Polly

A-GAY | Polly

A-GAYI've just been feeling a bit forgotten? PollyLovingly allowing you other loves. 

Yerloo Underground | Portrait of the Autist as a Young Man

Yerloo Underground | Portrait of the Autist as a Young Man

Yerloo UndergroundDeep dark subway. 

Dangerous Liaisons | Cold Readers

Dangerous Liaisons | Cold Readers

Dangerous LiaisonsKeep it on the DL Cold ReadersThey’ll psychic the shit outta you!   Dangerous Liaisons - William Dunleavy & Benedict EsdaleA contemporar… 

Hot Property

Hot Property

Don’t believe the hipsters Diarmuid and Jenny’s lodger has rumbled them. 

The Terms and Conditions of Me and My Ma | The Gaps

The Terms and Conditions of Me and My Ma | The Gaps

The Terms and Conditions of Me and My MaA son, a mother, and a whole lot of bother The GapsOne street. 

HIBERNIA

HIBERNIA

They came. 

A Little Heart

A Little Heart

A little heart goes a long way A Musical adventure about Anna, a young, housebound girl with a hole in her heart, who one night follows the sound of a strangely familiar… 

An Evaluation Of Brian | Smile C**t, You're Not Dead Yet

An Evaluation Of Brian | Smile C**t, You're Not Dead Yet

An Evaluation Of Brian What does it mean to be good? Smile C**t, You're Not Dead YetDeath, Cancer, Existential Dread and Laughs An Evaluation Of Brian - Giant'… 

tense systems | Súóg– The Irish in Rwanda

tense systems | Súóg– The Irish in Rwanda

tense systems strings on the verge of collapse Súóg- The Irish in Rwanda1994 – letters from a forgotten mission tense systems - Kirkos Any stringed i… 

Tír na nÓg

Tír na nÓg

There are two sides to every story! You may have heard the story of Tír na nÓg, but let us tell you the real story. 

Backing | REJECT

Backing | REJECT

Backing Life in the background for this sibling musical trio REJECTEternally externally honest   Backing - Aoife Spratt A dark comedy looking into the lives of sibl… 

Murder, He Podcasted

Murder, He Podcasted

Broadcasted crime never pays Donal and Cillian are recording the final episode of their true crime comedy podcast. 

Customer Service | Fintan & Síle Are Getting Married

Customer Service | Fintan & Síle Are Getting Married

Customer ServiceWe aim to tease Fintan & Síle Are Getting MarriedBest News Ever! Right? Customer Service - Bren EnterprisesWelcome to Customer service. 

Made | BIG GIRLS BLOUSE

Made | BIG GIRLS BLOUSE

MadeMusic takes him out of dullness BIG GIRLS BLOUSEWhen you assume. 

EAFA EP Launch

EAFA EP Launch

Eafa’s music borders on experimental indie, with a hint of electronic. 

Black Eyed Dog | Brew

Black Eyed Dog | Brew

Black Eyed Dog A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas BrewSomething divilish this way comes   Black Eyed Dog - Desmond EastwoodOngoing attempts to evade the Blac… 

A Very Female Woman | Finn

A Very Female Woman | Finn

A Very Female WomanA Lecture. 

Anne Gill, Your Motha | The Murder Trust of Iron Mike Molloy

Anne Gill, Your Motha | The Murder Trust of Iron Mike Molloy

Anne Gill, Your MothaWhen your creations bite back The Murder Trust of Iron Mike MolloyThe true story of The Rasputin Of The Bronx   Anne Gill, Your Motha - Anne Gi… 

Grave | GONE FULL HAVISHAM

Grave | GONE FULL HAVISHAM

GraveDeath is his living GONE FULL HAVISHAMWeddings make everyone a little crazy   Grave - Tommy CreaghAn eccentric gravedigger recounts stories from beyond the gra… 

Dragon | Cherry Glow

Dragon | Cherry Glow

Dragon Can monsters ever change? And how? Cherry GlowTripping it through the west side's Inner city Dragon - Fizz & Chips Theatre CompanyWhat happens when a f*c… 

The Love Electric | This Is NOT A Cult

The Love Electric | This Is NOT A Cult

The Love ElectricTwo friends. 

ON LOOP | Issues: An Important Play

ON LOOP | Issues: An Important Play

ON LOOP Cork is no New York Issues: An Important PlayMaking a statement - no matter what   ON LOOP - Sadhbh Mc Loughlin + Isobel O'ReganThe sound of a dial ton… 

All Good Guys | GirlPlay

All Good Guys | GirlPlay

All Good GuysIrish Men. 

Lost in Transmission | Starlet

Lost in Transmission | Starlet

Lost in TransmissionA deranged channel-surfing sketch show StarletGet a lad with a car   Lost in Transmission - Shabadoo TheatreTake a trip through the strange, les… 

The Common Task | Patchwork

The Common Task | Patchwork

The Common Task Should we resurrect all the dead? PatchworkA Portrait of a Young Man as a Patchwork  The Common Task - Meadhbh Haicéid‘Why die?’ … 

Grand Stretch in the Afternoon

Grand Stretch in the Afternoon

A SLICE OF LIFE. 

Grand Stretch in the Evening

Grand Stretch in the Evening

MAESTRO - The Battle Royale of improvised Theatre and Comedy The gloves are off. 

Lawyer up

Lawyer up

How to sue your boss and buy your solicitor a new Audi Laura’s being harassed at work and she’s had enough. 

Grand Stretch in the Morning

Grand Stretch in the Morning

EARLY STAGES – featuring ‘SWAPS!’ and ‘Now Playing’ If they can get their act together, EARLY STAGES will present a theatrical presentation… 

HERE WE ARE NOW | Wire

HERE WE ARE NOW | Wire

HERE WE ARE NOW A Post-Minimalist Opus WireCan we think ourselves into different people? HERE WE ARE NOW - Paul GilgunnAlbum launch and debut performances of a bold and … 

Waterford Crystal | Little Weirdo

Waterford Crystal | Little Weirdo

Waterford CrystalThe horse - not the crystal manufacturer Little WeirdoCome and play it's weirdo day   Waterford Crystal - OXBOIn 2004 show-jumper Cian O&rsquo… 

Shambles

Shambles

Intellectual panto about narcissists and wimps. 

Daddy or Chips

Daddy or Chips

Daddy or Chips - Eternal Theatre Your Dad gave you WHAT for dinner? Jenny's parents are separating and that's what is happening. 

Manologue | Have You Seen This Girl?

Manologue | Have You Seen This Girl?

ManologueA one-woman show about masculinity Have You Seen This Girl?One Small Town. 

Weekend Warrior | Belly

Weekend Warrior | Belly

Weekend Warrior There's no problem, Jack's the same as everyone else BellyAn arc on self-acceptance   Weekend Warrior - Tony Doyle Weekend Warrior is abou… 

The Thinking | Your Ma & Other Stories. Vol II.

The Thinking | Your Ma & Other Stories. Vol II.

The ThinkingDeveloped at FRINGE LAB with support from Dublin Fringe Festival Your Ma & Other Stories. 

Oneirophobia | GLITCH

Oneirophobia | GLITCH

Oneirophobia What happens when you lose control? GLITCH It's just a game   Oneirophobia - Cassandra is the girl of Gavin’s dreams. 

Pilgrimville | Liam Nugent: Holding Court

Pilgrimville | Liam Nugent: Holding Court

Pilgrimville The Blessed Virgin Wants The Brits Out Liam Nugent: Holding Court Liam Nugent tells it like it is Pilgrimville - The Human Collective Theatre CompanyBASED O… 

Valentines Dinner + Show

Valentines Dinner + Show

Valentines Dinner + ShowAnd you thought you missed Abigail's Party . 

Rora Bolt - BOYS Single Launch

Rora Bolt - BOYS Single Launch

BOYS Single Launch Take It Or Leave It. 

140 Characters | Dog Boy

140 Characters | Dog Boy

140 Characters#ItsAMatterOfPerspectiveDog BoyGrow up? Woof off    140 Characters - Firefly Theatre140 Characters is a One Man Show that delves into t… 

Under The Influence

Under The Influence

Under The Influence - Daniel McDermott and The Lucky OnesNew Music, Old Thoughts, Tiny Changes. 

IDOL FOLLIES

IDOL FOLLIES

IDOL FOLLIESA dark cabaret of diabolic frolic Dig your nails in deep for this adult cabaret of devilish delights by Roger Gregg. 

Oi! | Routeless

Oi! | Routeless

Oi!An Irish-Brazilian look at dance, movement + theatre Routeless Travel the buses. 

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? | Scream With Us

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? | Scream With Us

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?Only a native in night-dreams Scream With UsWhen talking's not enough   WHERE ARE YOU FROM? - Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng"Where are you from?&q… 

Comedy, Craft Beer + Wings Wednesdays

Comedy, Craft Beer + Wings Wednesdays

Comedy, Craft Beer + Wings Wednesdays - Scene + Heard PresentsSniggers . 

Tragedy is for Tall People | Starship Valentine

Tragedy is for Tall People | Starship Valentine

Tragedy is for Tall People How (not) To Write For Television Starship Valentine SPACE JUST GOT A LOT SEXIER   Tragedy is for Tall People - Charisma CheckTune i… 

Thirteen Steps To The Attic

Thirteen Steps To The Attic

In an attic, in a house, with only letters for company, a woman takes a precarious step into the vibrancy of her imagination. 

Gearoid Farrelly Home Truths

Gearoid Farrelly Home Truths

Gearóid Farrelly brings his brand of chatty stand up comedy on tour, addressing everything from Trump to decluttering and explaining why you shouldn’t toile… 

Kracked

Kracked

Uncle Tony overdosed last month and has left the future of the family business resting on Sharon’s shoulders. 

Fond Pageant

Fond Pageant

An illustrated, Poetic, theatrical meditation celebrating the healing and redemptive powers of art, written and performed by Daniel Reardon.  

One Love

One Love

One Love is a joyous exploration of friendship, what it’s like to be in love and have a learning disability. 

So Where Do We Begin?

So Where Do We Begin?

Psychotherapist Dave has fallen out of love: with his job, with his wife, with everything. 

The First Protestant

The First Protestant

A gripping psychological drama with moments of intensity and also unexpected comedy. 

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

A classic story of good versus evil, law versus the gun, one man versus Liberty Valance. 

Balding Made Me Do It

Balding Made Me Do It

Claire lost her hair in front of the nation & miraculously grew it back again. 

Baroque Opera Double Bill

Baroque Opera Double Bill

DIDO AND AENEAS (PURCELL) &IL COMBATTIMENTO DI TANCREDI E CLORINDA (MONTEVERDI) Purcell’s much-loved masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas, recounts the love of Dido, Q… 

Personal Space Volume 2

Personal Space Volume 2

After last year’s sell out inaugural show ‘Personal Space’, an anthology of the dark, weird and deeply funny. 

BOLSTOFF: A Modern Actor’s Introduction to Advanced Contemporary Performance

BOLSTOFF: A Modern Actor’s Introduction to Advanced Contemporary Performance

In BOLSTOFF: A Modern Actor’s Introduction to Advanced Contemporary Performance the lads from Wicker Socks (Fionn Foley, Michael-David McKernan and Ronan Carey) help guide us thr… 

ZEIT 3 : A Collective Improvisation of Electronic Music

ZEIT 3 : A Collective Improvisation of Electronic Music

Z E I T is an Irish electronic music synth collective borne out of a common passion for synthesizers and the pioneering electronic music era of the 1970s and 1980s. 

Tuesdays With Morrie

Tuesdays With Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is the charming and thought-provoking story of professor Morrie Schwartz and his former student Mitch Albom, who reunite 16 years after college for one final l… 

Cloud Study

Cloud Study

Cloud Study is part dance, part dream, part theatre, part athletics. 

Madeline

Madeline

Based loosely on a 1798 Irish Gothic novel by Regina Maria Roche, “Madeline” illuminates something universal about the human response to personal and superna… 

Mis-Conceptions

Mis-Conceptions

We all love a good feisty discussion, arguing and listening, and occasionally learning. 

Patrick Gale | Writers @ Smock Alley

Patrick Gale | Writers @ Smock Alley

Patrick Gale is one of the UK's most popular writers and he is the author of sixteen novels including the bestsellers 'Rough Music', 'Notes From An E… 

Stranger than Fiction: Shane Dunphy, Andrea Carter & Cormac O’Keefe with Jane Casey

Stranger than Fiction: Shane Dunphy, Andrea Carter & Cormac O’Keefe with Jane Casey

How much does real life influence fiction? Is the truth sometimes stranger? Four crime writers with close ties to the law and law makers, discuss how real life has influ… 

Bloody Women : Patricia Gibney, Jo Spain and Claire Allan with Tanya Farrelly

Bloody Women : Patricia Gibney, Jo Spain and Claire Allan with Tanya Farrelly

Are female writers deadlier than the male? What do they think of violence in crime fiction and how do they handle it in their books? Do crime novel have to be bloody? Ou… 

The Confessions of a Secret Agent

The Confessions of a Secret Agent

Simon Trewin has spent the last twenty-five years as a literary agent working with some of the biggest names in the world and helping launch the careers of countless deb… 

Criminal Intent: Solo or Serial?

Criminal Intent: Solo or Serial?

Karen Perry, WC Ryan, Anthony J Quinn with Catherine Ryan Howard How does an author decide to write a series or a book that stands alone, is it the plot or the character… 

Does Genre Matter? Mick Herron & Robert Goddard with Martin Doyle

Does Genre Matter? Mick Herron & Robert Goddard with Martin Doyle

The novels of Robert Goddard have ranged freely across the generic landscape. 

Lynda La Plante in Conversation With Niamh O’Connor

Lynda La Plante in Conversation With Niamh O’Connor

International bestselling & award winning author, Lynda La Plante, whose TV dramas from Prime Suspect to Trial & Retribution have kept viewers on the edge of the… 

Lynda La Plante’s CSI Murder Room

Lynda La Plante’s CSI Murder Room

Free but booking essential A unique workshop for anyone interested in the world of forensics or Crime Scene Investigation, this interactive event is brought to you by i… 

Clare Mackintosh in conversation with Sinead Crowley

Clare Mackintosh in conversation with Sinead Crowley

Since the shocking suicides of her parents, Anna, their daughter, has struggled to come to terms with their loss. 

Mark Billingham in Conversation With Declan Hughes

Mark Billingham in Conversation With Declan Hughes

In Mark’s latest novel, The Killing Habit, DI Tom Thorne is tasked with catching a notorious killer of domestic cats. 

The Devil’s in the Detail: A Dublin & Edinburgh UNESCO Cities of Literature Event : Val McDermid & Professor Sue Black

The Devil’s in the Detail: A Dublin & Edinburgh UNESCO Cities of Literature Event : Val McDermid & Professor Sue Black

Forensic anthropologists and crime writers share a common preoccupation with violent death, except that one is concerned with the how and the when while the other is con… 

Murder By The Book : Lisa Jewell & Ruth Ware with Madeleine Keane

Murder By The Book : Lisa Jewell & Ruth Ware with Madeleine Keane

A disastrously ill-judged crush on the gentleman next door, an inheritance letter mistakenly sent to the wrong beneficiary; these are the ingenious premises of Lisa Jewe… 

Fresh Blood: Paul McNeive, Olivia Kiernan, Alex Reeve with Sam Blake

Fresh Blood: Paul McNeive, Olivia Kiernan, Alex Reeve with Sam Blake

Bestseller Sam Blake brings you some of the strongest new voices in crime fiction and finds out just how they did it. 

Peter James in conversation with Breda Brown

Peter James in conversation with Breda Brown

From the number one bestselling author, Peter James, comes an explosive standalone thriller that will grip you and won’t let go until the very last page. 

A Mind to Kill : Liz Nugent & Ali Land with Declan Burke

A Mind to Kill : Liz Nugent & Ali Land with Declan Burke

Now a massively-popular sub-genre of crime writing, Domestic Noir takes as its premise the belief that the domestic sphere can be a dark and dangerous environment for wo… 

Little Hours 'Solo Acoustic'

Little Hours 'Solo Acoustic'

Irish songwriter John Doherty AKA Little Hours plays 2 intimate solo shows, playing new material as well as firm live favourites. 

Colm Tóibín | Writers @ Smock Alley

Colm Tóibín | Writers @ Smock Alley

Join us for an evening with prize-winning author Colm Tóibín as he discusses 'Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know : The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce&apos… 

The Streets Are Ours

The Streets Are Ours

‘The Streets are Ours’ chronicles the night time activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living in a small town in the midlands and their reunio… 

Mothers Nature

Mothers Nature

Four women, four temperaments, four very different experiences of pregnancy and motherhood. 

St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas

On public sale from Tue 14 Aug When I was a boy, I was afraid of the dark… What was there. 

The Misfits

The Misfits

On public sale from Tue 14 Aug The Misfits by Arthur Miller, reimagined for the stage by Annie Ryan A woman walks out of a divorce court into a bar. 

Beannaithe / Blessed

Beannaithe / Blessed

A group of nuns become the catalyst for institutional change, but will they transform forever the Church they love and have loyally served? “Bheith gan oirni&uacut… 

BILLY

BILLY

"BILLY wants to help you make space. 

Sweet Sensations

Sweet Sensations

At Peafield Hospital for the Elderly, staff enjoy a slower pace of life than that of their bed-ridden patients, but a surprise inspection from HIQA forces them to make l… 

The Cat's Mother

The Cat's Mother

Sinéad arrives at her sister Ciara’s door in London, all set for a weekend of respite from caring for their mother, Eileen. 

Double Bill: Cikada & SPIT

Double Bill: Cikada & SPIT

Cikada Two acrobats create a world between the harmonious and the absurd. 

A Line of O'Kane

A Line of O'Kane

Footloose from a glittering turn on Dancing with the Stars and revelling in her return to stand-up, Deirdre has really hit her stride. 

i n f i n i t y

i n f i n i t y

Captain’s Log, Stardate (whatever). 

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. 

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 e… 

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. 

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 h… 

Cardboard Coffin

Cardboard Coffin

Imagine if you were told to pack a bag and leave your home forever and you had nowhere to go. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

The Good Father

The Good Father

New Year’s Eve. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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 rope… 

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 s… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

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 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 … 

Walkinstown

Walkinstown

The critically acclaimed Walkinstown returns for one week only. 

Lady Na Master & The Synaptic Room

Lady Na Master & The Synaptic Room

The Collaborative Artists Company presents Lady Na Master and the Synaptic Room. 

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… 

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

“I come from a time and country where I was treated like a wrong hushed up. 

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, ofte… 

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. 

The Quare Fellow

The Quare Fellow

Money For The Sun’s production of The Quare Fellow is an astounding bit of theatre. 

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…