Amor În Farmacie - Love Story at the Pharmacy

Amor În Farmacie - Love Story at the Pharmacy

Sun 28 May 2017 5PM Main Auditorium // €25

Romanian Community of Ireland presents Amor În Farmacie - Love Story at the Pharmacy. The show is presented in Romanian only as part of the Celebration of Romanians in Ireland.

Romanian:
Publicul este invitat la un spectacol de mare rafinament, o comedie-farsă ,  de clasicul francez Eugene Labiche , abil maestru al qui-pro-quo-urilor şi răsturnărilor de situaţii comice , totodată un acid critic al moravurilor.
Un farmacist de provincie, terorizat de o soţie aprigă şi geloasă, în cârdăşie cu colocatarul său, domnul doctor  X, cu o nevastă tânără şi atrăgătoare, cu o miraculoasă miere purgativă... Sosirea intempestivă din Canada a fostului pretendent la mâna soţiei doctorului, îndepărtat prin delaţiuni de către actualul soţ, produce o sarabandă de încurcături, de situaţii comice neprevăzute, pe care publicul le descoperă şi le savurează cu plăcere .
Spectacolul, în regia maestrului Dan Tudor, beneficiază de interpretarea de excepţie a actorilor: Anca Turcașiu , Andrei Duban , Liliana Pană, Dragoş Ionescu şi Dan Tudor.

English:
We would love to invite the public to a show of great elegance, a slapstick comedy by the French classic Eugene Labiche, a master of quid-pro-quo’s and changes of comic situations, and at the same time, a bitter critic of morality.
A province pharmacist terrorised by a fiery and jealous wife, in cahoots with their co-habitant, Dr. X, who has a young and attractive wife, with a miraculous purgative honey...
The sudden arrival from Canada of the ex-suitor to the doctor’s wife’s hand, pushed aside by the denouncements of the current husband, brings a series of entanglements, of unpredictable comic situations that the public discovers and savours in delight.

The play, directed by the master Dan Tudor, is interpreted exceptionally by the actors: Anca Turcașiu, Andrei Duban , Liliana Pană, Dragoş Ionescu  and Dan Tudor.

Charlie’s a Clepto by Clare Monnelly
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Charlie’s a Clepto by Clare Monnelly

Presented by Axis Ballymun

Fri 2 Jun 2017 8.15PM Draíocht Studio // €15 / €12 conc

Charlie is a kleptomaniac - the doctor told her. Reckons it stems from childhood trauma. But she has the robbin’ completely under control these days. For real. She has a bit of a mouth on her, but she’s only trying to be funny, give everyone a laugh, not cause trouble, like. Not today, of all days. She loves that little boy more than she ever thought it was possible to love another human. There’s a lot riding on these 24 hours, and if she keeps her head down, she’ll get him back.
Charlie’s a Clepto is a story about motherhood, messing up and doing your best to make it up.

Irish Times Irish Theatre award-nominated actor Clare Monnelly is known on stage and screen for roles with Druid Theatre Co, The Gate Theatre, Livin’ Dred Theatre Co and many more, as well as Moone Boy (Seasons 1 - 3), Identicals (2015) and Electric Frank (1998). She is currently filming for Nowhere Fast, a new RTÉ2 female-led comedy created by Alison Spittle. 
 
Directed by Aaron Monaghan.

Dubliners’ Women - Adapted from James Joyce’s Dubliners
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Dubliners’ Women - Adapted from James Joyce’s Dubliners

In Association with The New Theatre Dublin & The James Joyce Centre

Sat 17 Jun 2017 8PM Main Auditorium // €16 / €14 conc // Dur: 60 mins

Immerse yourself in the hidden worlds of Eveline, Clay and The Boarding House, three short stories by one of the 20th Century's greatest writers, James Joyce. Dubliners' Women shines a light on the female narratives in Joyce's iconic collection of stories and their resonances with Ireland today, dealing with themes such as marginalisation, familial bonds and reproductive rights. The show is performed in a playful format using elements of physical comedy and clowning to bring the three Dubliners stories to life.

Starring Katie O’Kelly, Madi O’Carroll & Gordon Quigley
Directed by Sarah Baxter
Join the Actors for a free post show discussion.

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"A delicate, balanced and wistful evening of theatre ... [Joyce] would have felt his immortal stories well served by this production, lit as well as it is directed and played." The Sunday Independent

"Old fashioned storytelling that is touching, funny, and performed with gusto by a marvellous cast ... an hour of near impeccable theatre." The Reviews Hub

"Dubliners Women' exudes a lively sense of playfulness immersed in an exceptional interplay of light and shadow." The Arts Review

Between Your Love and Mine - A requiem by Leonard Cohen - SOLD OUT
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Between Your Love and Mine - A requiem by Leonard Cohen - SOLD OUT

Presented by Mend and MakeDo Theatre Company

Wed 21 Jun 2017 8PM Main Auditorium // €18 / €16 conc // Dur: 80 mins (no interval)

Work on Leonard Cohen's requiem, Between Your Love and Mine, began last summer. Using only the music and words of Leonard Cohen and with the singer's full cooperation, novelist and poet John MacKenna, a longtime friend of Leonard Cohen, devised a piece of theatre which features a broad range of Cohen's work, sung and spoken - excerpts from Cohen's Book of Mercy; a late and unpublished poem; songs from across the singer's career and arrangements of later work - to produce a requiem that not only remembers young friends and those who mourn them but also, ironically, commemorates Leonard Cohen, whose unexpected death came just two weeks after he had approved the final draft of Between Your Love and Mine.
The 80 requiem features fourteen songs and an overture by Leonard Cohen, plus extracts from his Book of Mercy and a new and unpublished poem.

Musical director for the requiem is Aisling Carter and it features the voices of Eric Butler, Katie Jacques and Shane Sullivan. The band features Aisling Carter on keyboard, Lucy Deegan on cello; Annie-Rose Deegan on violin; David Day on percussion. Lighting: Tom Kennedy.
Spoken word is by Angela Keogh and John MacKenna, who also Directs the requiem.

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"Behold the gates of mercy, in arbitrary space, and none of us deserving the cruelty or the grace, o solitude of longing where love has been confined, come healing of the body, come healing of the mind." Leonard Cohen