Joseph Chester - Fragments of Lucia

Joseph Chester - Fragments of Lucia

People talk of my influence on my daughter, but what about her influence on me?' - James Joyce, 1934 FRAGMENTS OF LUCIA is a solo guitar performance by Joseph Ches… 

Just A Minute

Just A Minute

Meet the intern. 

DublinLand

DublinLand

Following an acclaimed sell-out run at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2023 DublinLand returns for an international tour. 

Exhibition

Exhibition

A successful artist who has made “art out of her pain” is about to unveil her newest and boldest work to date, but before she does, she brings together her e… 

Night at the Harem

Night at the Harem

Step into a world of enchantment and rhythm with "Night at the Harem" – an exquisite bellydance extravaganza show!  Immerse yourself in the allure o… 

Bunny Bunny

Bunny Bunny

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Bunny. 

Unhooked

Unhooked

“Once you’ve hit rock bottom, the only place to go is, erm…round in a circle. 

Travesía | Journey

Travesía | Journey

Instituto Cervantes Dublin presents a concert with Spanish artist Martirio, accompanied by the talented guitarist Raúl Rodríguez. 

John Doherty

John Doherty

 Donegal singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, John Doherty, first entered the Irish music scene as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the band, Little H… 

Making a Show of Myself

Making a Show of Myself

An Irish raconteur shares the most ridiculous, embarrassing, hilarious and tragic episodes of her life, showing there's a story in every stumble - and a … 

Áine Gallagher: For the Love of Milseáin

Áine Gallagher: For the Love of Milseáin

Award winning comedian and Ireland's "queen of the offbeat" Áine Gallagher, is on a mission to prove that speaking Irish can be both … 

Francis Breen: WHITE

Francis Breen: WHITE

The year is 2024, a white man does stand-up comedy? What?! In this case he's a man in a cheap white suit daubed in white paint. 

Francis Breen: WHITE

Francis Breen: WHITE

The year is 2024, a white man does stand-up comedy? What?! In this case he's a man in a cheap white suit daubed in white paint. 

A Rose by Any Other Name

A Rose by Any Other Name

This one woman show charts Rose’s fascinating and life changing journey with Shakespeare from childhood to recent times. 

A Rose by Any Other Name

A Rose by Any Other Name

This one woman show charts Rose’s fascinating and life changing journey with Shakespeare from childhood to recent times. 

Space Deli: The Musical

Space Deli: The Musical

A new-wave comedy musical in space!Work is normally boring for best friends Thordan and Fourdee, until a new co-worker shakes things up at Ralph’s Space Deli!Writt… 

Kathy Comes Home

Kathy Comes Home

Unforeseen homecoming forces adult siblings together. 

Fingers Crossed

Fingers Crossed

A chance meeting has life-changing consequencesTwo very different couples with two very different fertility journeys meet in the waiting room of a fertility clinic with … 

Rose + Bud

Rose + Bud

Real or Ideal? Be your selves. 

SUCKIN DIESEL

SUCKIN DIESEL

A fever dream in Tallaght Hospital. 

Glass Places

Glass Places

A fish tank tragedyIn Berlin, the world’s largest free-standing cylindrical aquarium bursts. 

Deirfiúr | The Doll's Hospital

Deirfiúr | The Doll's Hospital

Deirfiúr A multidisciplinary exploration of sisterhood The Doll's Hospital Two sisters. 

Who Robbed Annie Queeries?

Who Robbed Annie Queeries?

A Real Life Dragatha Christie MysteryElectric Picnic 2023. 

MAKOSH | Cleanup On Aisle Masculinity

MAKOSH | Cleanup On Aisle Masculinity

MAKOSH a surreal dreamscape: the human psyche Cleanup On Aisle Masculinity For sale: tear ducts, never used MAKOSH - Polina ShapkinaFollow Psyche down the MAKOSH rab… 

Safety In Sequins | Platonic Love

Safety In Sequins | Platonic Love

Safety In Sequins Exploring the power of drag Platonic Love Let's show platonic love more love Safety In Sequins - Rob Murphy Productions  A piece of a… 

Civil Servant | What if he's normal?

Civil Servant | What if he's normal?

Civil Servant A One-Woman Sketch Comedy Show What if he's normal? Extremely normal and regular comedy show. 

A Dance of Two Halves | Kālā Pānī

A Dance of Two Halves | Kālā Pānī

A Dance of Two Halves A dance between bodies and souls. 

A Proud, Ill-Natured Bi

A Proud, Ill-Natured Bi

Queer riff on 'Pride and Prejudice' Fresher Darcy hates everything about college. 

LYF101 | Mr. Bergmann Of Deadman's Point

LYF101 | Mr. Bergmann Of Deadman's Point

LYF101 This course takes approximately 15 minutes Mr. 

Stop Generating | Grouchy Letters

Stop Generating | Grouchy Letters

Stop Generating Tech's twist. 

Borscht | HEAT

Borscht | HEAT

Borscht a hot dish to kill for HEAT It’s Wet, Hot, Heavy Work Borscht - Polina CosgraveYou are what you eat: the path to a crime scene lies through the dark secr… 

From Fear to Freedom | Máirtín agus Jenny from the Block

From Fear to Freedom | Máirtín agus Jenny from the Block

From Fear to Freedom Sometimes Darkness reveals more than Light Máirtín agus Jenny from the Block Tar linn síos poll coinín digiteach Fro… 

Compos Mentis | Les Picker Pockets

Compos Mentis | Les Picker Pockets

Compos Mentis Are you merely just a character? Les Picker Pockets The silent movie era is back! Compos Mentis - Brendan PhillipsA Exploring existentialism, a lens th… 

da.da.da | Doomscroller

da.da.da | Doomscroller

da. 

Sacred Old Cow

Sacred Old Cow

Love Mooves In Mysterious Ways. 

Cadence

Cadence

Look ahead. 

Seeing Around Corners

Seeing Around Corners

Home truths emerge in a hayshed. 

PLANTMANCER | What Matters (?)

PLANTMANCER | What Matters (?)

PLANTMANCER Man Takes A Leaf Of Faith What Matters (?) Points and problems wrapped in music PLANTMANCER - Jordan BegleyA loner becomes obsessed with his plants. 

An Introduction to Astrophysics for Very Good Dogs | Earthman Bob + the Daisie chain

An Introduction to Astrophysics for Very Good Dogs | Earthman Bob + the Daisie chain

An Introduction to Astrophysics for Very Good Dogs Dogs in space! Earthman Bob + the Daisie chain A positive post-apocalyptic one man show. 

Resin | I Can't Do A Cartwheel

Resin | I Can't Do A Cartwheel

Resin You can’t walk on the Resin. 

Stars in their Lies

Stars in their Lies

Love, lies, songs and maybe stardom. 

Laced | White Collar Fraud

Laced | White Collar Fraud

Laced Murder. 

Welcome to the Haus of Sapph-Bros

Welcome to the Haus of Sapph-Bros

Imagine building the perfect man! Well they can! A multi-genre celebration of men we love, men we hate, and men we love to hate by AFAB and femme-identifying drag … 

Francis Darcy The Fartsy Darcy Ballerina

Francis Darcy The Fartsy Darcy Ballerina

Francis is no ordinary ballerinaA storied dance show about discovering that sometimes the most embarrassing moments are the ones that make us shine if we just try, try a… 

Wide Open | Notice Box

Wide Open | Notice Box

Wide Open 2 here looking 4 one more Notice Box You're that lad from TikTok right? Wide Open - Joe MurphyConor and Alex have amazing sex. 

Samba & Sunsets: A Brazilian Extravaganza

Samba & Sunsets: A Brazilian Extravaganza

A delicate but controversial intercultural happening. 

The Pretty Pill | Close All Tabs

The Pretty Pill | Close All Tabs

The Pretty Pill What's the real cost of beauty? Close All Tabs These are my emotional support tabs The Pretty Pill - Kate Devaney Naomi navigates fitting int… 

DeV De Musical

DeV De Musical

DeValera - Republican? Jazz loving spy! Is DeValera a Republican hero? We reveal the REAL Eamon, jazz lover, Reich spy, transformed with his Himmler glasses. 

Victor Nihilist, Victorian Scientist

Victor Nihilist, Victorian Scientist

Solving Mysteries And Violating God's LawA Love Letter to Victorian Literature. 

Let's Try Swingin' | Canoe

Let's Try Swingin' | Canoe

Let's Try Swingin' A group sex comedy of manners Canoe Butter Your Muffin, Diddle Miss Daisy Let's Try Swingin' - anseo|anois theatreTwo couples. 

Malignant Humour | A Tale Of Two Chickens

Malignant Humour | A Tale Of Two Chickens

Malignant Humour A death-defying circus act A Tale Of Two Chickens A Boy's Platonic Love For Chicken Malignant Humour - Hannah GumbrielleHannah found a lump. 

Ham Sandwiches and Discipline | Don't tell Dad about Diana

Ham Sandwiches and Discipline | Don't tell Dad about Diana

Ham Sandwiches and Discipline For club and county! Don't tell Dad about Diana If Dad knew, we’d be dead. 

Phaedrus | That Couple From Hell...

Phaedrus | That Couple From Hell...

Phaedrus Denial, Anger, Repression, Depression, Death. 

SHELF | Secret Secrets Shh!

SHELF | Secret Secrets Shh!

SHELF A music infused journey of metamorphosis. 

You Got It, Boss! | Stand up, Smack down!

You Got It, Boss! | Stand up, Smack down!

You Got It, Boss! Life at #2: A Henchman's Tale Stand up, Smack down! Where comedy and wrestling collide You Got It, Boss! - Charisma CheckWhat's a goon su… 

plastic. | We Regret to Inform You

plastic. | We Regret to Inform You

plastic. 

Scar | Thundering Jesus

Scar | Thundering Jesus

Scar Caillte sa choill, wandering the woods Thundering Jesus in the future, this is music Scar - Cormac Mac GearailtA man wakes lost in the woods. 

yellowing. | 2% Viking

yellowing. | 2% Viking

yellowing. 

Clyde Inside | Transitions

Clyde Inside | Transitions

Clyde Inside Two is company. 

Scar | TBC

Scar | TBC

Scar Caillte sa choill, wandering the woods Scar - Cormac Mac GearailtA man wakes lost in the woods. 

Just a Song at Twilight | Jester’s Privilege

Just a Song at Twilight | Jester’s Privilege

Just a Song at Twilight A contemporary James Joyce flashback mashup Jester’s Privilege Jester VS Eating Disorder. 

Encoded Voices

Encoded Voices

Come chant with us!Venture into the mesmerizing world of Sutartinės, the ancient polyphonic vocal art, and immerse yourself in the spirit of Lithuanian folk music. 

The 3:30 at Cheltenham

The 3:30 at Cheltenham

When the fun stops, stop. 

THE VOID

THE VOID

A Comedy Show with ConsciousnessOur experienced spiritual practitioner will battle her ego, face the great emptiness and obtain enlightenment for a live audience. 

Kildare Street

Kildare Street

Fire! (and the politics of fire) A child collects bonfire wood. 

BEASTS | Bad Girl: A One Man Show

BEASTS | Bad Girl: A One Man Show

BEASTSA mixed-race guide to fucking up. 

Vultureland | Keep Walkin'

Vultureland | Keep Walkin'

Vultureland Ireland's carcass is ripe for picking. 

Beneath the Currents | Rose

Beneath the Currents | Rose

Beneath the Currents Dive beneath the currents and listen Rose I can't remember her voice. 

Robbie Ross? | Princess Melancholy

Robbie Ross? | Princess Melancholy

Robbie Ross? A wild(e) divulgence of Victorian indulgence. 

The Lost Bride | In Praise of Me, You, and All We're Going Through

The Lost Bride | In Praise of Me, You, and All We're Going Through

The Lost Bride A journey through heartbreak and grief. 

20 Minutes of Deliberate Absurdity | Chapter 40

20 Minutes of Deliberate Absurdity | Chapter 40

20 Minutes of Deliberate AbsurdityOne Idea And Off She Goes!Chapter 40Unearthed diaries and an unlikely reunion 20 Minutes of Deliberate Absurdity - BIRDWOMAN Musician a… 

Mortal Sin | Nancy Blue

Mortal Sin | Nancy Blue

Mortal SinChallenging authority in 1960s rural Ireland. 

The Spiders | Cornucopia Jones Wants You to Succeed!

The Spiders | Cornucopia Jones Wants You to Succeed!

The SpidersOld is the Web we WeaveCornucopia Jones Wants You to Succeed!Even You Could Have It All All The Spiders - Dermot Doyle The Spiders is a musical about large … 

A Shack on the Edge of the World | Fionn Cleary is Haunted

A Shack on the Edge of the World | Fionn Cleary is Haunted

A Shack on the Edge of the WorldWords o'the Wise, Ceol o'the Soul. 

TROUT | The Letterboxer

TROUT | The Letterboxer

TROUTFrancis… Francis… Francis…The LetterboxerIdiotic film critic in a warzone  TROUT - Hello Operator The final years of Ireland’s great… 

Starfighter | Unboxing

Starfighter | Unboxing

StarfighterMay the Force dimwit you. 

A Shack on the Edge of the World

A Shack on the Edge of the World

A Shack on the Edge of the WorldWords o'the Wise, Ceol o'the Soul. 

Bum Notes: The Improvised Musical

Bum Notes: The Improvised Musical

A spot-on musical done on-the-spotEver seen an improv show where everything is made up on the spot? Or a musical? NO!? Whelp, 2 birds, 1 stone, all that jazz. 

Men Eating Dinner | how do you remember me?

Men Eating Dinner | how do you remember me?

Men Eating Dinner Take, eat; this is my body. 

HUMAN // ROBOT | Just One Law ...

HUMAN // ROBOT | Just One Law ...

HUMAN // ROBOTlaugh_if_you_are_humanJust One Law . 

TROUT | The Letterboxder

TROUT | The Letterboxder

TROUTFrancis… Francis… Francis…The LetterboxderIdiotic film critic in a warzone  TROUT - Hello Operator The final years of Ireland’s grea… 

The Good Father

The Good Father

It’s New Year’s Eve and most of the party guests are in the kitchen admiring photos of their babies. 

The Good Father

The Good Father

It’s New Year’s Eve and most of the party guests are in the kitchen admiring photos of their babies. 

Shameless

Shameless

Lift your spirits and soothe your soul with fun, laughter, storytelling and comedy along with a dash of psychotherapy! Enjoy this all female line-up in the cosy and… 

Shameless

Shameless

Lift your spirits and soothe your soul with fun, laughter, storytelling and comedy along with a dash of psychotherapy! Enjoy this all female line-up in the cosy and… 

THOM PAIN (based on nothing)

THOM PAIN (based on nothing)

Comic and disturbing, this provocative monologue charts one man’s anguished journey from shattered childhood dreams to the tenuous optimism of adulthood, told in d… 

THOM PAIN (based on nothing)

THOM PAIN (based on nothing)

Comic and disturbing, this provocative monologue charts one man’s anguished journey from shattered childhood dreams to the tenuous optimism of adulthood, told in d… 

Constellations

Constellations

One relationship. 

Constellations

Constellations

One relationship. 

Echo

Echo

Echo begins as a gig and then becomes something else. 

Selvage

Selvage

Granny has been incarcerated, the fairytale has faltered & now something is gnawing at Joe. 

Selvage

Selvage

Granny has been incarcerated, the fairytale has faltered & now something is gnawing at Joe. 

Dopa-Mean Girl

Dopa-Mean Girl

Welcome to the musical journey of a woman with late diagnosis ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). 

“Duo Sciapò” canta Fabrizio De André

“Duo Sciapò” canta Fabrizio De André

On the 11th of January 1999, one of the most famous singer-songwriters of Italian music passed away: Fabrizio De André, the author of unforgettable ballads and so… 

“Duo Sciapò” canta Fabrizio De André

“Duo Sciapò” canta Fabrizio De André

On the 11th of January 1999, one of the most famous singer-songwriters of Italian music passed away: Fabrizio De André, the author of unforgettable ballads and so… 

Music and the Mind: Podcast Launch

Music and the Mind: Podcast Launch

Music is something that we are all touched by. 

Music and the Mind: Podcast Launch

Music and the Mind: Podcast Launch

Music is something that we are all touched by. 

Nollaig na mBan with Irish Women in Harmony

Nollaig na mBan with Irish Women in Harmony

Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas is celebrated on January 6th. 

Nollaig na mBan: The Sea and Me

Nollaig na mBan: The Sea and Me

In recent years, Irish women have taken to the sea for the physical and mental health benefits of open water swimming. 

Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Mental Health

Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Mental Health

In 2019, a Women’s Health Taskforce was established by the Department of Health to improve women’s health outcomes and experiences of healthca… 

Nollaig na mBan with Irish Women in Harmony

Nollaig na mBan with Irish Women in Harmony

Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas is celebrated on January 6th. 

Nollaig na mBan: The Sea and Me

Nollaig na mBan: The Sea and Me

In recent years, Irish women have taken to the sea for the physical and mental health benefits of open water swimming. 

Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Mental Health

Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Mental Health

In 2019, a Women’s Health Taskforce was established by the Department of Health to improve women’s health outcomes and experiences of healthca… 

It’s A  Wonderful Bleedin’ Life

It’s A Wonderful Bleedin’ Life

“A uniquely Dublin take on a beloved Christmas classic” It’s Christmas Eve 2007 and Georgie Travers is propping up the bar in his Dublin local, the we… 

You Belong To Me

You Belong To Me

You Belong To Me is a savage new comedy by Rory Nolan about the rules we make, the laws we break and what falls between the cracks in an unflinching look at two people w… 

The Memory of Water

The Memory of Water

A dramatic tour de force of a comedy about life and loss, identity, disconnection, self-deception, and isolation and, love. 

Dreamgun Video

Dreamgun Video

There were only three films made in 1992: Brumpy Goes Vroom, a coming-of-age talking-car movie. 

Making A Show of Myself

Making A Show of Myself

With a modern twist on the tradition of Irish storytelling, Mary Kate takes a journey through the most ridiculous, excruciating, heart- breaking, uplifting episodes of h… 

Shimmy & Shine Festival

Shimmy & Shine Festival

Immerse yourself in belly dance as world-class performers take the stage. 

Geimhreadh Galore! The Irish Theatre Tour

Geimhreadh Galore! The Irish Theatre Tour

Having just played a career defining headline show in The National Concert Hall, David Keenan is going on the road this winter for his “Geimhreadh G… 

IYDF Winter Gala

IYDF Winter Gala

The Irish Youth Dance Festival Winter Gala will include performances by Junior/Transition and Senior DYDC ensembles with choreography by Artistic Director Mariam Rib&oac… 

Rime Insaponate - Soapy Rhymes

Rime Insaponate - Soapy Rhymes

Rime insaponate nasce attorno all’oggetto più impalpabile, evocativo, delicato, surreale e divertente di sempre: la bolla di sapone. 

Stories Untold

Stories Untold

This festival celebrates the art of storytelling. 

EMAIN ABLACH

EMAIN ABLACH

Éigse Úr ar Oileán Ársa  le Neil Ó Lochainn agus Aifric Mac Aodha Ainm i measc ainmneacha éagsúla ar an saol eile i… 

DUAIS BASHO

DUAIS BASHO

Haiku reading and award presentation IMRAM in association with Poetry Ireland Education Thug Comórtas Filíochta Duais Bashō Haiku cuireadh do dhalta&iacut… 

GUTH NA hÉIGSE

GUTH NA hÉIGSE

National final of Poetry Speaking Competition Is Comórtas Labhartha Filíochta d’Iarbhunscoileanna é Guth na hÉigse, atá bunaith… 

MÓRSHEOLADH LEABHAR

MÓRSHEOLADH LEABHAR

Gala book launch LE CEOL Ó ENDA REILLY / WITH MUSIC FROM ENDA REILLY Aoichainteoirí: Dr Eoin Mac Carthaigh, Pádhraic Ó Ciadhra, Á… 

GEIMHREADH ANAMA

GEIMHREADH ANAMA

The Winterreise Project Is é seo an chéad uair a aistríodh an tsraith cháiliúil seo d'amhráin ealaíne &… 

FEISTEAS AN tSAOIL

FEISTEAS AN tSAOIL

Is ceiliúradh é Feisteas an tSaoil ar shaol na mban trí athruithe sóisialta an 20ú haois agus ina dhiaidh. 

The Manny

The Manny

A dark comedy about an Irish male nanny who works for rich single mums in West London. 

The Body & Blood

The Body & Blood

The Body & Blood is the story of Maggie Murtagh, an Irish country girl who transmogrifies into The Vigilante Cannibal Nun during The Famine after the death of her fa… 

THE CURIOUS CASE OF ALBERT CASHIER: Lincoln’s ‘Lady’ Soldier

THE CURIOUS CASE OF ALBERT CASHIER: Lincoln’s ‘Lady’ Soldier

Quintessence Theatre, In association with Droichead Arts Centre, Present The Curious Case of Albert Cashier: Lincoln’s ‘Lady’ Soldier&nb… 

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

The Offie-nominated Five Star hit show is finally coming to Ireland after sold out shows across the UK!Do you know the story of Diana? Probably. 

Shut up, You

Shut up, You

The Collaborations Agency presents Ali Fox Ali Fox is obsessed with the past. 

Rachel Baptiste Programme: First Look Readings

Rachel Baptiste Programme: First Look Readings

First- look rehearsed readings This is an exciting opportunity to catch early draft development scripts from exciting new contemporary voices. 

We Dance

We Dance

We Dance is a theatrical exploration of black womanhood and femininity. 

Battle of the Poles

Battle of the Poles

Ireland's first freestyle pole championship This Freestyle competition is different in the sense that it is held in 4 rounds - Each round will be won by knock … 

Revenant

Revenant

Carter, a gifted but volatile director, has found the perfect location to shoot his zombie movie set during the Irish famine: a country house on a remote island off the … 

Five Days

Five Days

In April 2005, writer Joe Nawaz and his family travelled from Belfast to the wilds of Pakistan on the trail of a mystery. 

Analogue 21

Analogue 21

ANALOGUE 21 presented by Gracie Davey and Michael Lucey, is an exploration of environmental alienation, focusing on climate and loneliness. 

DRACULA AN CHUIRRÍNIGH

DRACULA AN CHUIRRÍNIGH

Ó CUIRRÍN’S DRACULASa bhliain 1933 d’fhoilsigh An Gúm leagan Gaeilge de chlasaic Bram Stoker, Dracula. 

endings.

endings.

Springheel Productions are proud to announce: endings. 

SIÚRACHA NA GEALAÍ CAILLTE | Tionscadal Diane di Prima

SIÚRACHA NA GEALAÍ CAILLTE | Tionscadal Diane di Prima

Guth radacach i nuafhilíocht Mheiriceá a bhí ag Diane di Prima, glór cumhachtach feimineach nuair ba iad na fir is mó a labhair ar so… 

RABHADH GAN GHNÍOMH

RABHADH GAN GHNÍOMH

CRITHFHREAGAIRT ILMHEÁNACH AR ÁR nDOMHAN DÓITE I gcomhar le hÉigse Éireann Tá alltacht an domhain orainn go léir, mar … 

The Knight, The Fool and A Budgie

The Knight, The Fool and A Budgie

A quest that goes wrong. 

The Rachel Baptiste Programme: First Look Readings

The Rachel Baptiste Programme: First Look Readings

The Rachel Baptiste Programme is a paid and mentored script development programme for Black Irish theatre makers and writers of colour, named after the 18th Century sing… 

Truth's A Dog Must to Kennel

Truth's A Dog Must to Kennel

The Fool leaves King Lear before the blinding. 

Warrior

Warrior

Everyone knows somebody who has suffered from cancer. 

To Be a Machine (Version 2.0)

To Be a Machine (Version 2.0)

What’s wrong with reality? Why do we feel the need to escape it? From its very beginning theatre has offered audiences a chance to escape the world and enter … 

Tony Cantwell's Sketch Show

Tony Cantwell's Sketch Show

Step into the whimsical world of Tony Cantwell. 

Hand of God

Hand of God

Magical realism and soft horror collide in this suburban noir. 

Persona Metropolitana

Persona Metropolitana

This is Giulia. 

But He's Gay

But He's Gay

The award winning Shane Daniel Byrne is Irish comedy’s new wonderkid (in his mid 30's). 

FEET PICS AREN'T FREE!

FEET PICS AREN'T FREE!

For sale: feet pics, freshly painted. 

HYPER

HYPER

A techno exploration of Trans rights and Trans wrongsFrom PC Music to SOPHIE to 100 Gecs, for decades now Trans people have been using hyperpop as a way to shatter stand… 

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

William Keohane reads from Boxing Day, a 52-poem sequence detailing the poet’s experience of gender transition, one poem written per week over the course of a year… 

Shauna Carrick Wants A Dog

Shauna Carrick Wants A Dog

An original musical comedy about life, love, and wanting a dog. 

Life, Itself

Life, Itself

ÓDÚ brings her one woman album to Dublin Fringe Festival. 

Soup

Soup

Comedian du jour, Alison Spittle is simmering with jokes and probably rage. 

This is You

This is You

A thought-provoking new play exploring the roles we play, for ourselves and for others. 

Paddy Lama - The Shed Talks

Paddy Lama - The Shed Talks

Jason Byrne is writing and performing in his first play, directed by Feidlim Cannon of Brokentalkers. 

Dopa-Mean Girl

Dopa-Mean Girl

Welcome to the musical journey of a woman with late diagnosis ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). 

Ruvheneko

Ruvheneko

A powerful performance that celebrates the strength and resilience of minority women, debuting Kayssie K. 

GIRL IN A CELL

GIRL IN A CELL

Meet Jenna, a sparky, young dancer on the cusp of pirouetting into her greatest glory yet! — Until she isn't. 

Scaredy Fat

Scaredy Fat

Scaredy’s working the late shift at the cinema. 

An Evening of the classical guitar: A Recital by Darren Loughran

An Evening of the classical guitar: A Recital by Darren Loughran

Irish classical guitarist Darren Loughran presents a programme of classical guitar music spanning from the 16th century to the present day. 

The Accidental Activist

The Accidental Activist

A stand-up comedian meets a climate activist and walks into a theatre. 

The Devil Himself

The Devil Himself

The incredible true story of Lizzie Nutt, whose reputation is shattered when she's accused of being a seductress, leading to duels, murder, courtroom drama, a media… 

A Career In Parts

A Career In Parts

Join Irish Theatre Institute for an insightful and engaging panel discussion from some of Ireland’s leading theatre artists. 

Animal Farm: Musical

Animal Farm: Musical

Four Legs Good. 

Seán Moylan, Irish Revolutionary

Seán Moylan, Irish Revolutionary

SEÁN MOYLAN, IRISH REVOLUTIONARY is one man’s account of key events during the Irish War of Independence. 

The Father

The Father

Written by Florian Zeller, The Father is a moving and unsettling journey through the ravages of dementia, where everything, and nothing, is as it seems.  

Knuckles

Knuckles

The last day of anyone’s retirement is usually calm and peaceful, that is unless your name is Victor ‘The Knuckles’ Norman. 

The Real Inspector Hound

The Real Inspector Hound

An opening night to die for! Take your seats alongside Birdboot and Moon, two respectable albeit slightly pretentious theatre critics and enjoy the antics that take pla… 

Allocated Seating test

Allocated Seating test

 

DARKK

DARKK

With an imminent execution date, and just under two hours left before life ends, Terry has no time for morbid reflection, wills, anger, or regrets. 

Malachy Tuohy 'I Cross This Universe' Album Launch

Malachy Tuohy 'I Cross This Universe' Album Launch

“I Cross This Universe” is a beautiful offering that solidifies Tuohy’s place as one of Ireland’s great songwriters and performers.  

'I Cross This Universe' Album Launch

'I Cross This Universe' Album Launch

“I Cross This Universe” is a beautiful offering that solidifies Tuohy’s place as one of Ireland’s great songwriters and performers.  

Edinburgh Preview: Coffee Kid

Edinburgh Preview: Coffee Kid

Meet Beanie: the love child of George Clooney and a Nespresso machine. 

Hub Nub!

Hub Nub!

In the culmination of their training with the GSA, the class of 2023 present their final piece, their Graduation Play – Hub Nub!Written by Roger Gregg and Directed… 

Coffee Kid

Coffee Kid

Meet Beanie: the love child of George Clooney and a Nespresso machine. 

Dreamgun Film Reads

Dreamgun Film Reads

Dreamgun return to Smock Alley with a curated selection of films you probably watch at Christmas. 

A Rare Journey - Nora Joyce's Odyssey

A Rare Journey - Nora Joyce's Odyssey

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

Mojo Mickybo

Mojo Mickybo

Contains Strong Language “The reason the play is seen through the eyes of children is that I wanted to show the absurdity of sectarianism. 

James Joyce’s ‘Dubliners’ interpreted in song

James Joyce’s ‘Dubliners’ interpreted in song

Irish folk music act Hibsen pay homage to James Joyce with performances of their debut album ‘The Stern Task of Living’ under the aegis of the Bloomsday fest… 

Public Master Class with Tara Erraught

Public Master Class with Tara Erraught

The perfect opportunity to see the opera stars of tomorrow work with one of Ireland’s greatest operatic talents. 

Master Class : An Audience with Maria Callas

Master Class : An Audience with Maria Callas

Winner of the 1996 Tony Award for Best Play. 

Doing Time

Doing Time

A dark comedy set in a prison. 

Master Class by Terrence McNally

Master Class by Terrence McNally

“Don’t talk to me about rules, dear… I make the goddam rules” - Maria Callas  Passionate, fascinating and supremely talented, Maria C… 

Hearthfire Tales Live

Hearthfire Tales Live

Tabletop Roleplaying brought to life with an Interactive twist! After multiple performances around Ireland, Hearthfire Tales bring their unique live show to Smock Alley … 

Artemis

Artemis

Artemis : Goddess of the hunt, the moon and the natural environment. 

DAFT

DAFT

Dublin is at war; Marshall law has been called and three absurd renters must decide whether to take to the streets or stay inside. 

Atlas da Boca | How The Land Lies

Atlas da Boca | How The Land Lies

Atlas da Boca explores two trans bodies through the mouth. 

Resurrection

Resurrection

The hunt is on! When news breaks that Jesus has risen from the dead, two bumbling Roman soldiers are tasked by the revered Pontius Pilate with finding him. 

Indigestion

Indigestion

The madness of a simple rural man. 

Country and Irish

Country and Irish

A man, a banana and a tape recorder. 

Predrinks at Laylah’s

Predrinks at Laylah’s

Predrinks at Laylah’s is a one woman show about the life of a transgender girl in her 20s. 

LOOT

LOOT

Strap yourself in for Joe Orton’s dark masterpiece, Loot, a farce so outrageous it was heavily censored for over fifty years. 

Tonic

Tonic

It’s the year 2047 and the end is truly nigh. 

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Capitol Theatre Company is back with the extended version of ”Work in Progress”, adding a second act to the 20 minute one-act-play performed at Scene and Hea… 

An Intimate Evening with Holly Lovelady

An Intimate Evening with Holly Lovelady

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

After Love

After Love

Premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival in 2021, After Love is a powerful exploration of love and loss. 

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. 

Why Would You Tell Me That?! - Live Podcast

Why Would You Tell Me That?! - Live Podcast

OUR TWO CURIOUS PODCAST HOSTS TELL EACH OTHER THE MOST INTRIGUING FACTS THEY CAN FIND, AND IN PART 2 OF EACH SHOW MEET A GENUINE EXPERT WHO CAN TELL US MORE. 

Hic et Ubique

Hic et Ubique

“The Museum of Irishness welcomes you to its latest dramatic exhibit – an adaptation of Richard Head’s 1663 work, Hic et Ubique, or the H… 

The Last Prime Minister of Ireland

The Last Prime Minister of Ireland

Tension and comedy come together in this historical drama centred on David Lloyd George, where family dynamics provide much of the intrigue, and no one is who they seem. 

The Four Friends

The Four Friends

The 4 friends is based on a story, usually named “The Musicians of Bremen” told to the Grimms Brothers by the Haxthausen family and Dorothy Viehmann. 

Áine Gallagher: For the Love of Milseáin

Áine Gallagher: For the Love of Milseáin

Áine Gallagher is proud to be Ireland’s only guerilla Irish language teacher. 

Áine Gallagher: A Beautiful Mess

Áine Gallagher: A Beautiful Mess

A fun and wholesome comedy from the "queen of the offbeat" and award winning comedian Áine Gallagher. 

Lōwli

Lōwli

Lōwli (aka Roisin Lowry) brings her captivating live show to the Boys School at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin on Saturday March 11th. 

Lōwli

Lōwli

Lōwli (aka Roisin Lowry) brings her captivating live show to the Boys School at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin on Saturday March 11th. 

SlapBang

SlapBang

Lina Andonovska (flutes) and Matthew Jacobson's (drum kit) worlds collided in Ireland’s experimental music scene - Andonovska from a contemporary music backgr… 

MAGÜI MIRA MOLLY BLOOM by James Joyce

MAGÜI MIRA MOLLY BLOOM by James Joyce

A leading actress in the Spanish theatre scene, Magüi Mira plays Molly Bloom plainly and transparently. 

Minimal Human Contact

Minimal Human Contact

A new play by rapper Moglaí Bap brings us into the mind of a young gambler struggling to get it ‘all under control’. 

A Very Irish Killing

A Very Irish Killing

Ireland, Christmas Eve 1970, everything is about to change. 

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Acclaimed Irish baritone Owen Gilhooly-Miles and pianist Niall Kinsella collaborate to perform Schubert’s iconic final song-cycle, Schwanengesang (Swan-Song). 

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Acclaimed Irish baritone Owen Gilhooly-Miles and pianist Niall Kinsella collaborate to perform Schubert’s iconic final song-cycle, Schwanengesang (Swan-Song). 

CREATIVES IN CONVERSATION Scene + Heard festival Directors, Caoimhe Connolly + Clíona Dukes

CREATIVES IN CONVERSATION Scene + Heard festival Directors, Caoimhe Connolly + Clíona Dukes

How it began, where it is now and plans for Scene + Heard's Future. 

GAMMY

GAMMY

A gothic chronicle of smalltown miseryGammy never grew up. 

WANTON

WANTON

Who is the Mother of Abominations?Enter the realm of the roses. 

What is Fusion Murga?

What is Fusion Murga?

Is together really un poquito better?Rather Gather presents a transcultural collaborative multilingual creation: Fusion Murga on the stage in a flamboyant, satirical, mu… 

Partners in Time

Partners in Time

Back-stabbing, betrayal and improv comedy. 

Faobhar, Gaoth agus Grá (Three Things That Are Never Seen)

Faobhar, Gaoth agus Grá (Three Things That Are Never Seen)

Myths, mystical music and a magpie. 

THE ALMANAC

THE ALMANAC

A tale of souls and seasons  The Almanac is a conceptual work, merging live music and theatre, conveying the symbolic phases of the seasons within one relationship. 

Anxiously Preoccupied | Exit...Pursued by a Pint

Anxiously Preoccupied | Exit...Pursued by a Pint

Anxiously Preoccupied How not to be an adult Exit > Pursued by a Pint Office chair. 

Psychegaelic

Psychegaelic

A bilingual live electronic journey Rud éigin difriúil. 

Scaredy Fat | Changeling

Scaredy Fat | Changeling

Scaredy Fat We're gonna need a bigger shirt. 

SLOW NEWS DAY

SLOW NEWS DAY

A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT THE NEWSCan a small writers' room with limited resources put out a quality product in less than 24 hours? Of course they can. 

Anxiously Preoccupied | Exit > Pursued by a Pint

Anxiously Preoccupied | Exit > Pursued by a Pint

Anxiously Preoccupied How not to be an adult Exit > Pursued by a Pint Office chair. 

Big Top | Stars

Big Top | Stars

Big TopJoin the circus! Or don't. 

Red Lines | this started as a letter to my ex…

Red Lines | this started as a letter to my ex…

Red Lines Female relationships explored through contemporary circus. 

The Company Ink | FAUX PA

The Company Ink | FAUX PA

The Company Ink Now Hiring: Your Raunchy Office Scandal FAUX PA  In The Shame of The Father The Company Ink - Time CardDon't tell HR about this. 

RESONANCE | Giddybits

RESONANCE | Giddybits

RESONANCE Oscillating in between Giddybits A new thing to exist during. 

harvest | Mosaic

harvest | Mosaic

harvest love is cruel; nature is crueller. 

Echo

Echo

Live and Dangerous. 

Flinch | One Hundred Ghost Stories

Flinch | One Hundred Ghost Stories

Flinch A play about everyday pain One Hundred Ghost Stories Based on supernatural samurai game Flinch - Rare AnticsThrough playful vignettes, three performers examine ho… 

UPSTAIRS? | In Her Shoes

UPSTAIRS? | In Her Shoes

UPSTAIRS? “So can you still not see?” In Her Shoes A tale of hardship and survival. 

Oh my GAD | What a P*ssy

Oh my GAD | What a P*ssy

Oh my GAD! Living with Generalised Anxiety Disorder What a P*ssy Does your body feel like home? Oh my GAD! - Foul Mouth JoComedian Foul Mouth Jo is an over thinker. 

The Improv Diaries | Usual Programming

The Improv Diaries | Usual Programming

The Improv Diaries  Teenage dreams: Almost fun, never cute. 

A Bard is a Failed Poet | The Lead Pipe Pigeon Brigade

A Bard is a Failed Poet | The Lead Pipe Pigeon Brigade

A Bard is a Failed Poet Stories about poems without rhyme The Lead Pipe Pigeon Brigade Pigeon. 

Is It Just Us?! | HYPER

Is It Just Us?! | HYPER

Is It Just Us?! It’s all a bit serious lads! HYPER Voice. 

DRAMATURGY CLINIC : BOOK YOUR 20 MINUTE CONSULTATION!

DRAMATURGY CLINIC : BOOK YOUR 20 MINUTE CONSULTATION!

blurb: Suitable for budding playwrights who want to meet dramaturgical story wizards Eoghan Carrick, Sarah Baxter, Michelle Read and Pamela McQueen to talk about their p… 

Thrown

Thrown

Artist gives her first ceramics class. 

Normal Turmoil

Normal Turmoil

I’m fine. 

Immigrants Ruin This Country LIVE

Immigrants Ruin This Country LIVE

Ireland's last hope: Five immigrant comedians. 

A Difficult Decision

A Difficult Decision

Gogglebox Live! Blood in the Alley ProductionsA good old-fashioned argument over what to watch on the telly. 

Airport Journey

Airport Journey

An everyday random chance of love The Lumiere Theatre Company Karim Nehran Messeri died in Charles de gaulle airport. 

Propitiation - Come. Join. Follow

Propitiation - Come. Join. Follow

You're accepted. 

The Cassandra of Ulster | (Don’t) Vote for Pedro

The Cassandra of Ulster | (Don’t) Vote for Pedro

The Cassandra of Ulster She who prophesies will be silenced. 

Ba Dum Tsh | Failure Party!

Ba Dum Tsh | Failure Party!

Ba Dum TshSex, lies and cancel cultureFailure Party! Begins with F. 

MAKERS IN CONVERSATION

MAKERS IN CONVERSATION

Makers and past participants of Scene + Heard talk next steps, getting the show on the road, their creative process, and experience with collaborating.  

Dogs Already Know How To Love

Dogs Already Know How To Love

It's a doggie-dog world out there Up Up UpIt takes us longer to figure it out. 

In Loco Parentis

In Loco Parentis

They grow up so fast. 

The Scratcher | Loves Me, Loves Me Not

The Scratcher | Loves Me, Loves Me Not

The Scratcher A dramedy about scratch card addiction Loves Me, Loves Me Not DNA test destroys bride's dream wedding. 

FEET PICS AREN'T FREE! | The Bag of Cats 9 Lives Show

FEET PICS AREN'T FREE! | The Bag of Cats 9 Lives Show

FEET PICS AREN'T FREE! For sale: feet pics, freshly painted. 

The Final Episode of The Magic Tower | Heaven shakes a little

The Final Episode of The Magic Tower | Heaven shakes a little

The Final Episode of The Magic Tower Crime, lies and googly eyes Heaven shakes a little Drenched in honey, covered in sunlight. 

The Buried | Yes, Uncertainly

The Buried | Yes, Uncertainly

The Buried Fear What Lies Beneath Yes, Uncertainly A show for the perpetually uncertain The Buried - No Drama TheatreA successful horror writer returns to his home town … 

Happy Capital | HEAR + NOW

Happy Capital | HEAR + NOW

Happy CapitalDon’t bet on the wrong horseHEAR + NOWAn improvised, synthesized garden of sound Happy Capital - Tommy Harris Mark believes he's found his golden… 

Moving On

Moving On

Relationships shatter and people move on Beaver Row Heritage Players A darkly comic look at how 5 people [and a cat] struggle with broken relationships, try to rebuild … 

Shauna Carrick Wants A Dog | Bubblegum

Shauna Carrick Wants A Dog | Bubblegum

Shauna Carrick Wants A DogGirl Wants Dog. 

Wo/Mi | Show Time!

Wo/Mi | Show Time!

Wo/MiYou don’t even look sick. 

And so it ends | The Red Trials

And so it ends | The Red Trials

And so it endsWe fall. 

The Wholly Divided Trinity Conspiracy of Queen Elizabeth (Near Dublin) - Act 1 of 2

The Wholly Divided Trinity Conspiracy of Queen Elizabeth (Near Dublin) - Act 1 of 2

We Wrote This Before She Died Disco Trolley Productions A story of two friends, two timelines, one all-powerful wizard, one magical trolley, six Anne Hathaways, and as m… 

If I Die It’s Your Fault

If I Die It’s Your Fault

Theatre interns collect severed horse heads Emily Featherman A play about the inadequacy of plays. 

The Case of Gaffy Pooey! | The Argument!

The Case of Gaffy Pooey! | The Argument!

The Case of Gaffy Pooey!Who dunna poo in the kettle?The Argument!Two people fight through the genres The Case of Gaffy Pooey! - Twenty Minute Mysteries A crime of passio… 

Uncle Adolf | A Quiz Too Far

Uncle Adolf | A Quiz Too Far

Uncle AdolfHow could we be so blind?A Quiz Too FarSome people take quizzing too far. 

The Greatest Story Ever Cast | You Who!

The Greatest Story Ever Cast | You Who!

The Greatest Story Ever CastThe Devil is in the detail You Who!Knock knock: who's really there? The Greatest Story Ever Cast - Frank Notions Mary is auditionin… 

Factory 88

Factory 88

The catastrophe of the liquid sunshine. 

Swelter | Amy's Princess Party (it's a surprise)

Swelter | Amy's Princess Party (it's a surprise)

SwelterTHIS IS NOT ABOUT STUART CHRISTIEAmy's Princess Party (it's a surprise) Happy Birthday! Your Dad is hot. 

Pigeon | New Era, New Éire

Pigeon | New Era, New Éire

Pigeon Three friends, three lives, one storyNew Era, New ÉireThe same old new stuff. 

MAD | Oreste

MAD | Oreste

MAD a verbal movement story of healing Oreste The nausea of life  MAD - Dagogo Hart A theatrical performance, a spoken word show, a physical exo… 

Questions, Questions!! | Elementaller

Questions, Questions!! | Elementaller

Questions, Questions!! We know, We don´t know!ElementallerFight your demons. 

The Coil's Lament | Dad Chat

The Coil's Lament | Dad Chat

The Coil's Lament  Is this it?  Dad Chat Like the Late Late but Rad! The Coil's Lament - Síomha Hennessy A musical comedy for everyone wh… 

Misdirect | 4 Seconds to Midnight

Misdirect | 4 Seconds to Midnight

MisdirectEverything is fine, enjoy the show. 

Wayfare

Wayfare

Ethereal indie-folk melodies Patrick stefanThrough song, “Golden-throated” Irish/Dutch singer-songwriter Patrick stefan channels seafaring ancestors, global… 

if all the times i cared had names. (i'd name you all the time)

if all the times i cared had names. (i'd name you all the time)

if all the times i cared had names. 

One of You Has to Die | HR_final.pptx

One of You Has to Die | HR_final.pptx

One of You Has to DieA post-apocalyptic interactive comedy showHR_final. 

Prawn Cocktail | Ya Never Know

Prawn Cocktail | Ya Never Know

Prawn CocktailAn ode to the singular crisp. 

Feathered | Pleasure, Man!

Feathered | Pleasure, Man!

Feathered Again, I beg. 

Lifting the Gate | The CRISPR Show!

Lifting the Gate | The CRISPR Show!

Lifting the Gate People, places and lives that mattered The CRISPR Show! Three enthusiastic scientists explain genetic editing. 

Angie's Easy | Work in Progress

Angie's Easy | Work in Progress

Angie's Easy Pals, gals, pints, cans, Hozier Work in Progress  Reality is overrated Angie's Easy - Biaina Ryan  "Pub, gaff, good… 

MANIC PIXIE DREAM REN | Sentimental: A New Gig Musical

MANIC PIXIE DREAM REN | Sentimental: A New Gig Musical

MANIC PIXIE DREAM REN A Film School Dissertation-Induced Meltdown Sentimental: A New Gig Musical Speaking of break-ups, the world’s ending. 

CON/VICT | Vera

CON/VICT | Vera

CON/VICT Can You Do The Con, Con? Vera When kooky meets delusional. 

endings. | All The Moments

endings. | All The Moments

endings. 

The Last Incel | Imagine If You Will...

The Last Incel | Imagine If You Will...

The Last Incel A woman has entered the chat Imagine If You Will. 

The Testament According to Adam | Dopa-Mean Girl

The Testament According to Adam | Dopa-Mean Girl

The Testament According to Adam Old systems need to be changed Dopa-Mean GirlA musical comedy about ADHD brains The Testament According to Adam - Capitol Theatre Co… 

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… 

JOSEPH CHESTER - FRAGMENTS OF LUCIA

JOSEPH CHESTER - FRAGMENTS OF LUCIA

On January 27th, 2023, Bohemia Records release LUCIA, multi-award nominated musician Joseph Chester’s first major composition for classical guitar & strings, c… 

JOSEPH CHESTER - FRAGMENTS OF LUCIA

JOSEPH CHESTER - FRAGMENTS OF LUCIA

On January 27th, 2023, Bohemia Records release LUCIA, multi-award nominated musician Joseph Chester’s first major composition for classical guitar & strings, c… 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Entr’acte presents a new rendition of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, Spring Awakening. 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Entr’acte presents a new rendition of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, Spring Awakening. 

Here We Are Now

Here We Are Now

Over a decade after winning RTE’s ‘Fame the Musical’ TV Show, West End stars Ben Morris and Jessica Cervi are returning to Dublin with a brand new show… 

Here We Are Now

Here We Are Now

Over a decade after winning RTE’s ‘Fame the Musical’ TV Show, West End stars Ben Morris and Jessica Cervi are returning to Dublin with a brand new show… 

CLICHÉ

CLICHÉ

Warning this show contains a gay man having an identity crisis as he turns thirty. 

CLICHÉ

CLICHÉ

Warning this show contains a gay man having an identity crisis as he turns thirty. 

A World Born of Love

A World Born of Love

A Chinese New Year charity party that transcends language and culture. 

A World Born of Love

A World Born of Love

A Chinese New Year charity party that transcends language and culture. 

An Evening With Mere Mortals

An Evening With Mere Mortals

A double feature inspired by Hollywood blockbusters. 

An Evening With Mere Mortals

An Evening With Mere Mortals

A double feature inspired by Hollywood blockbusters. 

24/7 Bliss

24/7 Bliss

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

Oops, This is Toxic

Oops, This is Toxic

As a fellow early eighties Sagittarius, comedian Julie Jay’s life has had a lot of parallels with Britney Spears. 

Where's the Hub?

Where's the Hub?

"Where's the hub?" is an Open Space Technology Meeting for all members of the theatre community, that poses the question how do we create support structur… 

Where's the Hub?

Where's the Hub?

"Where's the hub?" is an Open Space Technology Meeting for all members of the theatre community, that poses the question how do we create support structur… 

Corinthian

Corinthian

Corinthian is defined as 'involving or displaying the highest standards of sportsmanship. 

Corinthian

Corinthian

Corinthian is defined as 'involving or displaying the highest standards of sportsmanship. 

A Celebration of Hope on Nollaig na mBan 

A Celebration of Hope on Nollaig na mBan 

January 6th : Nollaig na mBan, Women’s Christmas, Little Christmas, Bright Night, The Twelfth Day of Christmas. 

A Celebration of Hope on Nollaig na mBan 

A Celebration of Hope on Nollaig na mBan 

January 6th : Nollaig na mBan, Women’s Christmas, Little Christmas, Bright Night, The Twelfth Day of Christmas. 

Dreamgun Film Reads

Dreamgun Film Reads

Dreamgun return to Smock Alley with a curated selection of film your probably watch at Christmas. 

Dracula

Dracula

After centuries of living in isolation, an ancient aristocrat will risk everything to journey to 1960s London to devour its passion, prejudice and people. 

Him, his, ours…

Him, his, ours…

Him, his ours. 

Orson Welles' Christmas Carol

Orson Welles' Christmas Carol

AboutFACE’s much-loved festive “radio-play-within-a-play” for the whole family returns by popular demand this December! In this fast-moving, heart… 

Hourricane (Live Debut)

Hourricane (Live Debut)

Hurricane Music Company (HMC) presents Hourricane (Live Debut). 

Annual Irish Aid Professor Father Michael Kelly Lecture

Annual Irish Aid Professor Father Michael Kelly Lecture

It’s that time of year again when, as an Irish community committed and passionate about HIV, we celebrate World AIDS Day with the Irish Aid Annual Professor Michae… 

Selvage

Selvage

Galway’s Brú Theatre present Selvage, an evocative, inventive theatre show merging puppetry and physical storytelling with a live music score by A… 

Connections – The One-Acts Festival

Connections – The One-Acts Festival

A festival celebrating the connections we make throughout our life, an ode to family, friends, and lovers alike. 

Paler, Still

Paler, Still

Set in a near-future Ireland where the Western World has eaten itself into anonymity and another Great Recession, Paler, Still is a new dramatic-comedy centered around t… 

TINTE NA FARRAIGE DUIBHE: A multi-media Science Fiction show

TINTE NA FARRAIGE DUIBHE: A multi-media Science Fiction show

Beirt ar a dteitheadh ó Roghall, gealach bheag amach ón bpláinéad dearg Na Hasta, is ea Sál agus Ríosa. 

A Scandal In Bethlehem

A Scandal In Bethlehem

This is our tale of how it all began, you know, the whole Christmas thing. 

PORT A' tSAOIL: TIONSCADAL KATE BUSH

PORT A' tSAOIL: TIONSCADAL KATE BUSH

Níl éinne inchurtha le Kate Bush mar ealaíontóir. 

DUAIS BASHO Haiku Reading and Award Presentation

DUAIS BASHO Haiku Reading and Award Presentation

Thug Comórtas Filíochta Duais Bashō Haiku cuireadh dodhaltaí iar-bhunscoile haiku a chumadh, i mBéarla nó i nGaeilge nó go d&a… 

GRINDR, SAGHDAR & CHER

GRINDR, SAGHDAR & CHER

Tógann fear tuaithe a chéad chéim riamh thar an tairseach isteach i mbeár aerach. 

GUTH NA hÉIGSE National Final of Poetry Speaking Competition

GUTH NA hÉIGSE National Final of Poetry Speaking Competition

Is comórtas píolótach Comórtas Labhartha Filíochta d’Iarbhunscoileanna é Guth na hÉigse, atá bunaithe ar an… 

Dean & The Devil

Dean & The Devil

Alan is in trouble. 

Prison Notebooks

Prison Notebooks

Dorothy Macardle was an outstanding Irish woman of the 20th century whose legacy and achievements have only recently come to public attention. 

The Perfect Immigrant

The Perfect Immigrant

What else does a young Black man have to say if it isn’t about racism? Too busy trying to be an adult, leaving Nigeria and settling in Ireland, he has to find… 

Daniel by Catherine Higgins-Moore

Daniel by Catherine Higgins-Moore

AboutFACE is delighted to present its 10th annual NEWvember Festival of New Plays! Come and join us for a weekend of rehearsed readings of the most exciting new plays fr… 

Benjamin Russell | Niall Kinsella

Benjamin Russell | Niall Kinsella

Irish baritone Benjamin Russell is currently a member of the ensemble of the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Germany. 

Purgatory Intermediate Room by Ned Dougherty

Purgatory Intermediate Room by Ned Dougherty

AboutFACE is delighted to present its 10th annual NEWvember Festival of New Plays! Come and join us for a weekend of rehearsed readings of the most exciting new plays fr… 

Dear Viggo and the Blue Haired Woman by Doc Andersen-Bloomfield

Dear Viggo and the Blue Haired Woman by Doc Andersen-Bloomfield

AboutFACE is delighted to present its 10th annual NEWvember Festival of New Plays! Come and join us for a weekend of rehearsed readings of the most exciting new plays fr… 

The Patriarch by Shayne Kennedy

The Patriarch by Shayne Kennedy

AboutFACE is delighted to present its 10th annual NEWvember Festival of New Plays! Come and join us for a weekend of rehearsed readings of the most exciting new plays fr… 

Vanishing Grace

Vanishing Grace

For Grace, the World Irish Dancing Championships have been a life-long dream; a dream that’s about to become a reality. 

Stoker on Stoker: 125 Years of Dracula's Secrets Unearthed

Stoker on Stoker: 125 Years of Dracula's Secrets Unearthed

On the 125th anniversary of the publishing of Dracula, join Dacre Stoker, one of Bram’s only living descendants, along with actors Margaret McA… 

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. 

An Cosán Draíochta

An Cosán Draíochta

An Cosán Draíochta, a new musical suite composed by Johnny Óg Connolly will entrall the audience with its profoundly moving and uplifting music play… 

Kirkos perform Ian Wilson and Annea Lockwood

Kirkos perform Ian Wilson and Annea Lockwood

Kirkos presents The Song Ring’d Sky a new piece by Irish composer Ian Wilson and bayou-borne, for Pauline by New Zealand-born American composer Annea Lockwood. 

Victoria Amelina: “Nothing Bad Has Ever Happened: Stories and Poems from Ukraine”

Victoria Amelina: “Nothing Bad Has Ever Happened: Stories and Poems from Ukraine”

Victoria Amelina will talk about the role of writers and artists who chose to remain in Ukraine after the full-scale Russian invasion on February 24th and discuss her ne… 

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. 

Dramaturgy Now Roundtable

Dramaturgy Now Roundtable

You are invited for a lively afternoon of debate and discussion on the versatile and diverse role of the dramaturg in Irish theatre making hosted by the Dramaturgs'… 

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. 

Tenor Seán Kennedy and Some Stories

Tenor Seán Kennedy and Some Stories

I always say- you can’t just do a stuffy old recital Seán! But the music is so beautiful, it comes to life when sung, it needs to be sung! Every piece has m… 

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… 

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… 

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… 

Minimal Human Contact

Minimal Human Contact

A new voice from the urban Gaeltacht of west Belfast. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

DREAMGUN VIDEO

DREAMGUN VIDEO

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

Oh, Brother.

Oh, Brother.

Matthew and Michael have both always wanted one thing. 

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 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… 

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… 

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… 

Hunt

Hunt

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

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. 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

A Meeting of Minds

A Meeting of Minds

Mind Games. 

TrES-2b

TrES-2b

Experience experimental electronica in total darkness. 

Inbound

Inbound

A relentless hunt for answers. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

SKINNED | Drop Dead

SKINNED | Drop Dead

SKINNED Animals. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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

". 

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 … 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

LINA ANDONOVSKA | PUBLIC PRIVACY

LINA ANDONOVSKA | PUBLIC PRIVACY

This programme contains depictions of violence and drug-taking. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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 … 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

Hot Property

Hot Property

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

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… 

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… 

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. 

Murder, He Podcasted

Murder, He Podcasted

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

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… 

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. 

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?’ … 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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… 

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. 

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… 

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. 

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. 

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… 

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). 

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. 

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. 

The Good Father

The Good Father

New Year’s Eve. 

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. 

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…