Once Off Productions

It's Cool in the Shade

by Kwaku Fortune

It’s Cool in The Shade is a new play by Kwaku Fortune exploring grief and loss in a multicultural Irish family. It takes the much-loved kitchen sink Irish drama and puts it through the lens of a mixed race, African-Irish family giving a platform to black and mixed-race Irish actors and tells a story that hasn’t been seen before on an Irish stage.

A universal story of death, family, brotherhood and how the past never stays buried, people don’t forget and some wounds can’t be healed.


For ages 14+

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A work in progress reading. Originally developed by
Smock Alley Theatre as part of the 2021 Rachel Baptiste
Programme.

Date(s)

7 Oct. 3pm

This performance has a very limited capacity and can only be booked by contacting our box office directly on +353 1 677 8899, or in person in the Dublin Theatre Festival Box Office. Tickets are limited to 2 per person.

Tickets

Free but ticketed