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Festival Programme 2023

Zona Franca
ALICE RIPOLL AND CIA SUAVE, BRAZIL
Zona Franca
O'Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College
28 – 30 Sep
International
Breathwork
IRISH NATIONAL OPERA, IRELAND
Breathwork
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
28 – 30 Sep
Irish
Volcano
LUKE MURPHY'S ATTIC PROJECTS
Volcano
The Lir Academy
28 Sep – 1 Oct
Irish
The Saviour
LANDMARK PRODUCTIONS
The Saviour
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
27 Sep – 8 Oct
Irish
Falling To Earth – My Summer with Bowie
Verdant Productions and The Civic
Falling To Earth – My Summer with Bowie
Civic Theatre
27 Sep – 15 Oct
Irish
After the Silence
CHRISTIANE JATAHY
After the Silence
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
29 – 30 Sep
International
Do the Calimero
LOD, HETPALEIS, LIES PAUWELS
Do the Calimero
Samuel Beckett Theatre
29 – 30 Sep
International
The Dead House
MARTIN BEANZ WARDE
The Dead House
The New Theatre
28 Sep – 14 Oct
Irish
Isla
VERDANT PRODUCTIONS, FOUR RIVERS AND THE CIVIC
Isla
Civic Theatre
28 Sep – 7 Oct
Irish
To Be A Machine (Version 2.0)
DEAD CENTRE
To Be A Machine (Version 2.0)
Smock Alley Theatre
28 Sep – 8 Oct
Irish
FAUST
Irish National Opera
FAUST
Gaiety Theatre
1 – 7 Oct
Irish
The Loved Ones
ROUGH MAGIC AND GATE THEATRE
The Loved Ones
Gate Theatre
29 Sep – 14 Oct
Irish
Somewhere Out There You
ABBEY THEATRE
Somewhere Out There You
Abbey Theatre, on the Abbey Stage
27 Sep – 14 Oct
Irish
Warrior
KAREN EGAN
Warrior
Smock Alley Theatre
2 – 7 Oct
Irish
She was a friend of someone else
GOSIA WDOWIK, NOWY TEATR, POLAND AND CAMPO
She was a friend of someone else
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
3 – 4 Oct
International
WE WERE PROMISED HONEY!
YESYESNONO PRODUCTIONS
WE WERE PROMISED HONEY!
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
3 – 7 Oct
International | ISL Performance
Quake
ONCE OFF PRODUCTIONS AND MERMAID ARTS CENTRE
Quake
Samuel Beckett Theatre
3 – 8 Oct
Irish | ISL Performance
SPIN, SPIN, SCHEHERAZADE
ORLA BARRY
SPIN, SPIN, SCHEHERAZADE
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
5 – 7 Oct
Irish
Ironbound
ABBEY THEATRE
Ironbound
Abbey Theatre, on the Peacock stage
3 – 14 Oct
Irish
Distillation
LUKE CASSERLY, ABBEY THEATRE (IRELAND) AND SOLAS NUA (USA)
Distillation
Goethe-Institut Irland
6 – 14 Oct
Irish
OUT OF THE BLUE
SILKE HUYSMANS AND HANNES DEREERE, CAMPO
OUT OF THE BLUE
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
6 – 7 Oct
International
History Play
PAN PAN
History Play
The Bank @ Digital Hub
5 – 15 Oct
Irish
TRUTH’S A DOG MUST TO KENNEL
TIM CROUCH AND THE ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE EDINBURGH
TRUTH’S A DOG MUST TO KENNEL
Smock Alley Theatre
10 – 14 Oct
International | ISL Performance
THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF KITSY RAINEY
LOCO AND RECKLESS PRODUCTIONS AND PAVILION THEATRE
THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF KITSY RAINEY
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
10 – 15 Oct
Irish
No Woman is an Island
RÓISÍN STACK
No Woman is an Island
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
10 – 14 Oct
Irish | ISL Performance
Powerful Trouble
JUNK ENSEMBLE
Powerful Trouble
RHA Gallery
11 – 15 Oct
Irish
This Solution
SHAUN DUNNE AND PROJECT ARTS CENTRE
This Solution
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
11 – 15 Oct
Irish | ISL Performance
In Two Minds
FISHAMBLE: THE NEW PLAY COMPANY
In Two Minds
Draíocht, Blanchardstown
11 – 14 Oct
Irish
Golden Age
CARDELLINI | GONZALEZ
Golden Age
Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre
13 – 15 Oct
International
ONE SONG: Histoire(s) du Théatre IV
man energetically playing the drums
MIET WARLOP | IRENE WOOL AND NTGENT
ONE SONG: Histoire(s) du Théatre IV
O'Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College
13 – 15 Oct
International
Lake Life
KATE MCINTOSH
Lake Life
Samuel Beckett Theatre
14 – 15 Oct
International
Rothar
BRANAR
Rothar
The Ark
27 Sep – 1 Oct
Irish | For Children
Hermit
SIMONE DE JONG COMPANY
Hermit
The Ark
5 – 8 Oct
International | For Children
Fall and Float
MÓNICA MUÑOZ
Fall and Float
The Ark
12 – 15 Oct
Irish | For Children
The Boy Who Talked to Dogs
SLINGSBY, STATE THEATRE COMPANY SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA AND DRAÍOCHT
The Boy Who Talked to Dogs
Draíocht, Blanchardstown
5 – 7 Oct
Irish | For Children
A Square World
DARYL & CO
A Square World
axis: Ballymun
10 – 14 Oct
Irish | For Children
GUEST HOST STRANGER GHOST
KATE HEFFERNAN
GUEST HOST STRANGER GHOST
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
7 Oct
Festival Plus
THE BUILDING PROJECT
ONE TWO ONE TWO
THE BUILDING PROJECT
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
6 Oct
Festival Plus
HE SITS OF A TUESDAY
AXIS BALLYMUN
HE SITS OF A TUESDAY
axis: Ballymun
5 Oct
Festival Plus
THE RACHEL BAPTISTE PROGRAMME: FIRST LOOK READINGS
SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE
THE RACHEL BAPTISTE PROGRAMME: FIRST LOOK READINGS
Smock Alley Theatre
13 Oct
Festival Plus
PERF CORP MO-CAP EXPERIMENTS
THE PERFORMANCE CORPORATION
PERF CORP MO-CAP EXPERIMENTS
Digital Depot, The Digital Hub - Bay 1
15 Oct
Festival Plus
BLAST INTERNATIONAL CRITICS FORUM
BLAST INTERNATIONAL CRITICS FORUM
The New Theatre
9 Oct
Festival Plus
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS SCREENING AND CONVERSATION
Irish Society of Performance Designers in association with Once Off Productions
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS SCREENING AND CONVERSATION
National Concert Hall (Carolan Room)
6 Oct
Festival Plus
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS FILM INSTALLATION
Irish Society of Performance Designers in association with Once Off Productions
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS FILM INSTALLATION
Project Arts Centre (Foyer)
30 Sep – 7 Oct
Festival Plus
YOUNG CRITICS PANEL
YOUTH THEATRE IRELAND
YOUNG CRITICS PANEL
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
8 Oct
Festival Plus
DUBLIN’S OLDER THEATRE HISTORY: A WALKING TOUR
ARRAN HENDERSON, DUBLIN DECODED TOURS
DUBLIN’S OLDER THEATRE HISTORY: A WALKING TOUR
Dublin Theatre Festival
2 – 14 Oct
Festival Plus
THE NEXT STAGE
THE NEXT STAGE
29 Sep – 15 Oct
Festival Plus
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE EXCHANGE
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE EXCHANGE
28 Sep – 15 Oct
Festival Plus
THE MAN IN THE WOMAN’S SHOES
LOCO AND RECKLESS PRODUCTIONS AND PAVILION THEATRE
THE MAN IN THE WOMAN’S SHOES
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
14 Oct
Irish
I Hear You and Rejoice
LOCO AND RECKLESS PRODUCTIONS AND PAVILION THEATRE
I Hear You and Rejoice
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
14 Oct
Irish
Zona Franca
Zona Franca
28 Sep – 30 Sep
O'Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College
Breathwork
Breathwork
28 Sep – 30 Sep
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
Volcano
Volcano
28 Sep – 01 Oct
The Lir Academy
The Saviour
The Saviour
27 Sep – 08 Oct
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Falling To Earth – My Summer with Bowie
Falling To Earth – My Summer with Bowie
27 Sep – 15 Oct
Civic Theatre
After the Silence
After the Silence
29 Sep – 30 Sep
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
Do the Calimero
Do the Calimero
29 Sep – 30 Sep
Samuel Beckett Theatre
The Dead House
The Dead House
28 Sep – 14 Oct
The New Theatre
Isla
Isla
28 Sep – 07 Oct
Civic Theatre
To Be A Machine (Version 2.0)
To Be A Machine (Version 2.0)
28 Sep – 08 Oct
Smock Alley Theatre
FAUST
FAUST
01 Oct – 07 Oct
Gaiety Theatre
The Loved Ones
The Loved Ones
29 Sep – 14 Oct
Gate Theatre
Somewhere Out There You
Somewhere Out There You
27 Sep – 14 Oct
Abbey Theatre, on the Abbey Stage
Warrior
Warrior
02 Oct – 07 Oct
Smock Alley Theatre
She was a friend of someone else
She was a friend of someone else
03 Oct – 04 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
WE WERE PROMISED HONEY!
WE WERE PROMISED HONEY!
03 Oct – 07 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
Quake
Quake
03 Oct – 08 Oct
Samuel Beckett Theatre
SPIN, SPIN, SCHEHERAZADE
SPIN, SPIN, SCHEHERAZADE
05 Oct – 07 Oct
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
Ironbound
Ironbound
03 Oct – 14 Oct
Abbey Theatre, on the Peacock stage
Distillation
Distillation
06 Oct – 14 Oct
Goethe-Institut Irland
OUT OF THE BLUE
OUT OF THE BLUE
06 Oct – 07 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
History Play
History Play
05 Oct – 15 Oct
The Bank @ Digital Hub
TRUTH’S A DOG MUST TO KENNEL
TRUTH’S A DOG MUST TO KENNEL
10 Oct – 14 Oct
Smock Alley Theatre
THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF KITSY RAINEY
THE MYSTERIOUS CASE OF KITSY RAINEY
10 Oct – 15 Oct
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
No Woman is an Island
No Woman is an Island
10 Oct – 14 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
Powerful Trouble
Powerful Trouble
11 Oct – 15 Oct
RHA Gallery
This Solution
This Solution
11 Oct – 15 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
In Two Minds
In Two Minds
11 Oct – 14 Oct
Draíocht, Blanchardstown
Golden Age
Golden Age
13 Oct – 15 Oct
Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre
ONE SONG: Histoire(s) du Théatre IV
ONE SONG: Histoire(s) du Théatre IV
13 Oct – 15 Oct
O'Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College
Lake Life
Lake Life
14 Oct – 15 Oct
Samuel Beckett Theatre
Rothar
Rothar
27 Sep – 01 Oct
The Ark
Hermit
Hermit
05 Oct – 08 Oct
The Ark
Fall and Float
Fall and Float
12 Oct – 15 Oct
The Ark
The Boy Who Talked to Dogs
The Boy Who Talked to Dogs
05 Oct – 07 Oct
Draíocht, Blanchardstown
A Square World
A Square World
10 Oct – 14 Oct
axis: Ballymun
GUEST HOST STRANGER GHOST
GUEST HOST STRANGER GHOST
07 Oct – 07 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
THE BUILDING PROJECT
THE BUILDING PROJECT
06 Oct – 06 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
HE SITS OF A TUESDAY
HE SITS OF A TUESDAY
05 Oct – 05 Oct
axis: Ballymun
THE RACHEL BAPTISTE PROGRAMME: FIRST LOOK READINGS
THE RACHEL BAPTISTE PROGRAMME: FIRST LOOK READINGS
13 Oct – 13 Oct
Smock Alley Theatre
PERF CORP MO-CAP EXPERIMENTS
PERF CORP MO-CAP EXPERIMENTS
15 Oct – 15 Oct
Digital Depot, The Digital Hub - Bay 1
BLAST INTERNATIONAL CRITICS FORUM
BLAST INTERNATIONAL CRITICS FORUM
09 Oct – 09 Oct
The New Theatre
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS SCREENING AND CONVERSATION
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS SCREENING AND CONVERSATION
06 Oct – 06 Oct
National Concert Hall (Carolan Room)
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS FILM INSTALLATION
THE NEXT FOUR YEARS FILM INSTALLATION
30 Sep – 07 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Foyer)
YOUNG CRITICS PANEL
YOUNG CRITICS PANEL
08 Oct – 08 Oct
Project Arts Centre (Cube)
DUBLIN’S OLDER THEATRE HISTORY: A WALKING TOUR
DUBLIN’S OLDER THEATRE HISTORY: A WALKING TOUR
02 Oct – 14 Oct
Dublin Theatre Festival
THE NEXT STAGE
THE NEXT STAGE
29 Sep – 15 Oct
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE EXCHANGE
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE EXCHANGE
28 Sep – 15 Oct
THE MAN IN THE WOMAN’S SHOES
THE MAN IN THE WOMAN’S SHOES
14 Oct – 14 Oct
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
I Hear You and Rejoice
I Hear You and Rejoice
14 Oct – 14 Oct
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire