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Theatre in 2018

Theatre in 2018

We decided to have a quick look ahead at the coming months, at what the stages of Ireland have in store! There are more than a few interesting events on the horizon and all worth knowing about.

Also, check out the world of Opera, with our preview of the Irish National Opera’s events here.

Image above – Come On Home – Abbey Theatre (13 July – 4 August 2018)

Abbey Theatre

Porcelain (16 February – 10 March 2018) – A new play by Margaret Perry, Porcelain weaves past and present, myth and fact to explore the parallel stories of two Irish women.
The Unmanageable Sisters (26 February – 7 April 2018)  – A new version of Michel Tremblay’s Les Belles-Soeurs by Deirdre Kinahan.
Here All Night (11 – 14 April 2018) – An hypnotic journey into the musical mind of Samuel Beckett by master interpreters, Gare St Lazare Ireland – ‘The Unparalleled Beckett Champions’ (New York Times).
On Raftery’s Hill (27 April – 12 May 2018) – “Granny was talkin about gorillas earlier. That’s whah we are, gorillas in clothes pretendin to be human”
Come On Home – (13 July – 4 August 2018) – A new play about faith, family, place and desire from the writer of Alice in Funderland, Town is Dead and the co-creator of RIOT.
Asking for It by Louise O’Neill – a stage adaptation by Meadhbh McHugh in a collaboration with Annabelle Comyn
Everyman, Cork 11 – 23 June 2018
Abbey Theatre, Dublin 9 – 24 November 2018

Gaiety
Sive – 26 January 2018 – 3 March 2018
Hedda Gabler – 6 March 2018 – 10 March 2018
The Plough And The Stars – 24 April 2018 – 5 May 2018
The Kite Runner – 4 June 2018 – 9 June 2018

O’Reilly Hall –
Grief is The Thing with Feathers (Tickets Sold Out!) – The hottest ticket in town whihc is sadly long since sold out. If you’re only hearing about it now, sorry! Cillian Murphy stars and adapted and directed by Enda Walsh.

Various Locatios– 

Where We Live – Part of the St Paddy’s Day festival, a Thisispopbaby event, with a number of interesting looking small productions!

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Look Back In Anger  (01 Feb 2018 – 24 Mar 2018)
The Rape of Lucrece  (27 Mar 2018 – 07 Apr 2018)
Assassins  (12 Apr 2018 – 09 Jun 2018)
The Snapper  (14 Jul 2018 – 01 Sep 2018)

Project Arts Centre
The Approach by Mark O’Rowe – (01 Feb – 24 Feb) – (Cathy Belton, Derbhle Crotty and Aisling O’Sullivan)
Listen carefully …Three women. Three conversations. As the details of what they share begin to diverge, we realise that a subtle game of survival is being played.
Prime Cut Productions Present – Scorch – Dates: 13 Feb – 03 Mar
Blue Raincoat Present Shackleton (2018) –  Dates: 26 Feb – 10 Mar
Catherine Young Presents State of Exception – Dates: 22 Mar – 24 Mar

Smock Alley
The Friday Night Effect – Sundays Child – Tue 9 – Sat 13 Jan

SCENE + HEARD: FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK – 14th Feb – 3rd March – Festival of new and in development theatre!

 

 

 

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