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Showing Theatre events from 1st Jun 2012 to 1st Jul 2012

  • Possessed

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    8th Jun 2012 (Fri) at 20:00

    Wexford Arts Centre
    Voodoo, Exorcism, Witchcraft, Satanism, Altered States and Multiple Personalities; possession is one of contemporary culture's most enduring & compelling themes. eX presents, Possessed, a staged & costumed concert that explores the ancient universal phenomenon of possession through the prism of music and theatre. Featuring an international ensemble of early music specialists, Possessed takes audiences on a journey to a realm where Gods, man and the darker powers interact. From Medieval Europe where the mystics like Hildegard von Bingen have ecstatic visions of Christ to 17th century Salem and the infamous witch trials, from Bahia and an initiation ceremony into the voodoo-like cult of Candomblé, to ancient Sicily and the wild tarantella. More

  • The Country Girls

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    8th Jun 2012 (Fri) - 9th Jun 2012 (Sat) from 20:00 - 23:00

    Hawk's Well
    This wonderful, wild, funny and moving story that shocked the nation on its publication in 1960 has now been written for the stage by the author. This is a truly contemporary, highly theatrical, dramatic and free-flowing telling of this classic coming of age story. More

  • The Love Hungry Farmer

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    8th Jun 2012 (Fri) at 20:00

    Solstice Arts Centre
    Des Keogh plays the role of John Bosco McLane in this adaption of Letters of a Love-Hungry Farmer by John B Keane. A bachelor of 'indeterminate' age, McLane is, according to his own assessment, 'past his best' and evidently still a virgin. His amorous adventures range from the hilarious to the pitiful. More

  • CAMILLE O'SULLIVAN - FEEL

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    8th Jun 2012 (Fri) from 21:00 - 22:30

    VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre
    Camille O'Sullivan enjoys a formidable international reputation for her dramatic interpretations of the songs of Brel, Cave, Waits, Bowie and more. Chameleon-like on stage, each song has a different character with its story to tell. The award-winning singer has stunned audiences around the world with 5-star sell-out performances, including Sydney Opera House, London's Royal Festival Hall and a show-stealing appearance on Later with Jools Holland (BBC TV). Dark, fierce, amusing and mesmerizing, Camille transforms each song into an intense theatrical experience, drawing her audience into a world illuminated by the dark and the light. Expect fire, ice, darkness, joy and pure passion. More

  • Possessed

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    9th Jun 2012 (Sat) at 12:00

    St. Mary's Cathedral
    Voodoo, Exorcism, Witchcraft, Satanism, Altered States and Multiple Personalities; possession is one of contemporary culture's most enduring & compelling themes. eX presents, Possessed, a staged & costumed concert that explores the ancient universal phenomenon of possession through the prism of music and theatre. Featuring an international ensemble of early music specialists, Possessed takes audiences on a journey to a realm where Gods, man and the darker powers interact. From Medieval Europe where the mystics like Hildegard von Bingen have ecstatic visions of Christ to 17th century Salem and the infamous witch trials, from Bahia and an initiation ceremony into the voodoo-like cult of Candomblé, to ancient Sicily and the wild tarantella. More

  • An Irish Drug Trip ( The world is getting bigger not smaller)

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    9th Jun 2012 (Sat) at 18:00

    Project Arts Centre
    A performance lecture by Graham Ryall. In 2009 THEATREclub sat in a room in Rialto for four hours with a man called Graham Ryall. He talked them through the last forty years of our history, through Community, Drugs, Politics, Society, Crime & Health. He told told them facts, jokes, stories and song lyrics and he told them with acute intelligence, empathy and heart. It was this talk that inspired their critically acclaimed play HEROIN (Spirit of The Fringe Award winner in 2010). Not only did the talk inspire the show it also fundamentally changed how they viewed the world around them. More

  • JOYCED! & SONGS OF JOYCE JOYCED!

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    9th Jun 2012 (Sat) at 20:30

    The Glens Centre
    JOYCED! By Donal O'Kelly, Performed by Katie O'Kelly. Directed by Glens Theatre Artist in Residence Sorcha Fox, More

  • Possessed

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    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) at 12:00

    Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
    Voodoo, Exorcism, Witchcraft, Satanism, Altered States and Multiple Personalities; possession is one of contemporary culture's most enduring & compelling themes. eX presents, Possessed, a staged & costumed concert that explores the ancient universal phenomenon of possession through the prism of music and theatre. Featuring an international ensemble of early music specialists, Possessed takes audiences on a journey to a realm where Gods, man and the darker powers interact. From Medieval Europe where the mystics like Hildegard von Bingen have ecstatic visions of Christ to 17th century Salem and the infamous witch trials, from Bahia and an initiation ceremony into the voodoo-like cult of Candomblé, to ancient Sicily and the wild tarantella. More

  • Songs of Joyce

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    11th Jun 2012 (Mon) - 14th Jun 2012 (Thu) from 13:00 - 14:00

    The New Theatre
    Songs of Joyce is a 50-minute musical extravaganza of songs drawn from the life and works of James Joyce, from bawdy street ballads and sea shanties to music hall hits and folksongs More

  • Joyced!

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    11th Jun 2012 (Mon) - 16th Jun 2012 (Sat) from 20:00 - 21:10

    The New Theatre
    Written by Donal O'Kelly and performed by Katie O'Kelly. Joyced! is a tour de force through Joycean Dublin and the real life characters that shaped Joyce's life and informed Ulysses. More

  • Great Expectations

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    12th Jun 2012 (Tue) - 13th Jun 2012 (Wed) from 20:00 - 22:00

    VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre
    After triumphing at Listowel Writers Week in 2011, UK theatre company Hotbuckle - troubadours to the bone - return to these shores for the Dickens bicentenary. With just five actors of astonishing versatility playing the full array of roles, this troupe explode onto the stage with this innovative and exhilarating adaptation of one of Dickens' greatest novels. With all the comedy, mystery, violent melodrama, suspense and poignancy of the original, it tells of Pip's journey from boyhood to manhood as he seeks to discover who he is and find his place in an inhospitable world. It is a story of love and loss, of guilt and shame, of fear and courage and has some of the most vivid and memorable characters in all of English literature. '...moving More

  • Rose

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    12th Jun 2012 (Tue) - 23rd Jun 2012 (Sat) from 20:00 - 20:00

    Viking Theatre at The Sheds
    ROSE A Red Kettle production The Viking theatre@thesheds, Clontarf June 12 - 23 (8pm) Written by Martin Sherman Performed by Fiona York Directed by Ben Hennessy June 12 - 23 (8pm) Tickets €10 087 1129970 Rose is a survivor. Her remarkable life began in a tiny Russian village, took her to Warsaw's ghettos and a ship called 'The Exodus' and finally to the boardwalks of Atlantic City, the Arizona canyons and salsa-flavoured nights in Miami Beach. The play is both a sharply drawn portrait of a feisty Jewish woman and a moving reminder of some of the events that shaped the last century. More

  • Griswold

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    12th Jun 2012 (Tue) - 23rd Jun 2012 (Sat)

    The Civic Theatre
    LOOSE END STUDIO Focus Theatre presents the World Premiere of Griswold by Arnold Thomas Fanning Griswold is a riveting new play full of black humour about the dysfunctional relationship between two men who both need and depend on each other to survive in a hostile environment. Two young Irish men are living illegally in a post 9/11 New York, their lives falling far short of the American Dream. Living in dire financial straits their mutual friendship comes under unbearable strain as they struggle to survive in the most ridiculous and dangerous of circumstances. Griswold is darkly comic and dramatic, an experience not to be missed. Arnold Thomas Fanning is a new writer whose work articulates a fresh and dislocated Irish voice. More

  • Des Keogh - The Love Hungry Farmer

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    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) from 20:00 - 22:00

    Linenhall Arts Centre
    Des Keogh, one of Ireland's foremost actors and entertainers, returns with his hugely successful and award-winning show based on John B Keane's Letters of a Love-Hungry Farmer. More

  • Great Expectations at Borris House

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    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) from 20:00 - 22:00

    Borris House
    After triumphing over audiences in Listowel Writers Week in 2011, UK theatre company Hotbuckle - troubadours to the bone - return to these shores for the Dickens bicentenary. With just five actors of astonishing versatility playing the full array of roles, this troupe explode onto the stage with this innovative and exhilarating adaptation of one of Dickens' greatest novels. More

  • Cosas

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    14th Jun 2012 (Thu) - 16th Jul 2012 (Mon)

    The New Theatre
    Presented as part of the 10 Days in Dublin Festival 2012, running from July 5th - July 14th. More

  • Dancing at Lughnasa

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    14th Jun 2012 (Thu) from 20:00 - 23:59

    Hawk's Well
    Presented as part of the Sligo Summer Drama Festival this masterpiece, from the pen of Ireland's greatest living playwright Brian Friel, ranks among the best of Irish plays. More

  • Great Expectations

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    14th Jun 2012 (Thu) from 20:00 - 22:30

    Roscommon Arts Centre
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  • A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man

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    15th Jun 2012 (Fri) - 16th Jun 2012 (Sat) at 13:00

    The New Theatre
    A cast of 10 deliver a performed reading of Tony Chesterman's adaptation of Joyce's first novel. Directed by Jimmy Fay. More

  • TDC:The Friday Showing of... This is a free event

    15th Jun 2012 (Fri) from 18:00 - 19:30

    Theatre Development Centre
    Sweet Pang is Innocent. But don't tell the judge! She has been a madam, transvestite, pole dancer, rapper, and believer in lies. A prankster heart beating rivers of gold. She'll wink, sigh, and wink again, then you realize you've stopped thinking- start... and miss her sigh. Upside-down, Pang sings. Hear Pang tap! Hear Pang's rap! Will she fool the judge? Can she convince him that she's kissed and cut-as cursed and bled as them all? Who is Sweet Pang, and what drove her to assume these aliases? Sweet Pang, Sweet Pang, who is in your dream gang? Performed by Lady Grew More

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