What's on at Fringe?
The Secret Lives of Canon Chasuble and Miss Prism. While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest are up to their necks in something else. A subversively funny new take on an Irish theatrical classic.
Fist Pump transports you from blissed out raves and psychedelic landscapes to stories of revolt, grief and female empowerment. You’re in a theatre, there’s a naked woman on the ground, one under a pile of clothes, and another raving in a bicycle helmet. You are in the room with them for a reason. Pay close attention.
Sep 13 - 16
Our puppet protagonist is an unattractive thief out to rob from the comely to give to the homely. The setting is Très Riches Heures, a book of hours and calendar which illustrates and follows that homely thief Time as he scampers through each month. Join us as we pay a visit to the 1400s to stop Time, before it’s too late.
Sep 13 - 17
An autobiographical, audio-based artwork about the experience of falling critically ill with a rare brain infection and the journey of rehabilitation with an acquired brain injury. A new kind of storytelling about a singular experience.
Sep 13 - 24
From the confines of every parochial hall in Ireland, Irish dancing champions are churned out at a massive rate. For two sisters in Dublin, Irish dancing is everything and nothing. Margaret Mc Auliffe examines the importance of coming first.
Sep 13 - 24
Collapsing Horse bring The Aeneid to life with their own brand of wit, imagination and indelible theatre magic. In a time of pageantry and remembrance in Ireland, this legendary tale is a celebration of myths and their complex relationship to the truth.
Sep 14 - 24
Get dazzled and leave dizzy at RIOT, a disorderly cocktail of wild theatre, banging jigs, slapstick comedy and jaw-dropping circus. Infusing the magic of the Spiegeltent with the energy of the dance floor, it’s your big night out, with a twist.
There are 59.9 million displaced people in the world today. HOSTEL 16 is a theatrical snapshot of the Direct Provision system in Ireland.
Sep 15 - 18
It’s 1966 and London is swinging like a new-spun noose. Francis and Aggie know all about risk: life in Kilburn’s gangland has seen to that. Two sisters. One city. And an empire that could tear them apart.
Sep 15 - 24
The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin presents a showcase of new plays by this year’s graduating Master in Fine Art playwrights. Script-in-hand readings of extracts and a chance to hear new plays by new playwrights.
The first of choreographer Cláudia Dias’ seven performances to be created over the next seven years reconstructs a boxing match, where Cláudia and Jaime will pummel each other with arguments and reveal enlightening truths.
Sep 18 - 20
A hard-hitting new drama telling the story of four souls at crisis point. From the company that brought you the Tiger Dublin Fringe hits WRAPPED and HARDER FASTER MORE. Cast includes Aoibhéann McCann and Camille Lucy Ross. Written by Tracy Martin.