Meet Maureen, one of Draiocht’s Home Theatre Ireland Hosts

September 4, 2018

04.09.18

Meet Maureen, one of Draiocht's Home Theatre Ireland Hosts ... On the 6th of October, a brand new piece of theatre, written by a professional writer, inspired by Maureen's story, will be performed 3 times in her home, to an invited audience of her guests ... This will happen simultaneously all across Dublin 15 in 30 Homes on the one night ... a selection of these plays then transfers to Draiocht's Main Stage as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2018, 10-13 Oct.

90 Performances - 46 Theatre Artists - 30 New Plays - 30 Dublin 15 Homes
Home Theatre Ireland ... Our Place. Our Stories.


Snapshot. This is life in Dublin 15 but it could be where you’re from.

Join us for a feast of new writing by some of Ireland’s leading theatre-makers. Plays inspired by conversations with people who live in Dublin 15. Children, young people, adults, people new to Ireland, people who have always been here. People with stories. Join us for a night of freshly minted theatre pieces inspired by people just like you.

Home Theatre (Ireland) pairs 30 Dublin 15 ‘hosts’, with 30 leading theatre-makers. After spending time together, in the hosts’ homes, in their lives, each theatre maker writes a piece of theatre that will be performed in the host’s home. Home Theatre (Ireland) democratises the voices in Irish theatre. 

Home Theatre (Ireland) happens over two weeks and culminates on Saturday, October 6th, when 30 new plays will be performed 3 times in houses across Dublin 15. A selection of these plays will be presented in Draíocht as part of Dublin Theatre Festival nightly from 10-13 October 2018.

Each night a programme of 6 newly commissioned plays.
Each night a different programme of work.
Each night a unique theatrical event.


Theatre Artists Include: 
Louise Lewis, Bryan Burroughs, Clare Barrett, Peter Wilson (Duke Special), Dylan Coburn Gray, Felicia Olusanya, Fiona McGeown, Fionn Foley, Jody O'Neill, John Morton, Little John Nee, Sharon Mannion, Natalya O'Flaherty, Neil Watkins, Robbie Blake, Shaun Dunne, Sorcha Fox, Eva O'Connor, Elaine Murphy, Gavin Kostick, Marc Mac Lochlainn, Nancy Harris, Paul Mercier, Roisin Ingle, Sonya Kelly, Colin Murphy, Deirdre Kinahan, Tom Swift, Annabelle Comyn, Claire O'Reilly, Conall Morrison, Liam Halligan, Louise Lowe, Cathal Cleary. 
Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn.

Talking Theatre:
Oct 11 & 12 enjoy free post-show discussions with Veronica Coburn, Kerry Kyriacos Michael and participating artists.

Home Theatre (Ireland) plays are all 20 minutes duration.
Details of each night’s programme will be available on 01 October.
Suitable for ages 13+. May contain strong language

Based on an original idea by Marcus Vinicius Faustini (Brazil) & Kerry Kyriacos Michael (UK)

BOOK NOW:
WED 10 - SAT 13 OCT 2018 8PM 
Main Auditorium, Draíocht Blanchardstown
Tickets: €18 / €16 conc
Attend Multiple Nights €15 per ticket
Groups of 10+ €15 per ticket
Early Bird Tickets: €15 (book before 07 September 2018)
Book Online; https://draiocht.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173588758
Book By Phone or in Person at Box Office: 01-8852622

Home Theatre (Ireland) is supported by an Arts Council Open Call Award. Additional funding has been provided by Creative Fingal, Fingal County Council’s Creative Ireland programme.

#HomeTheatreIreland  #DublinTheatreFestival

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Home Theatre Ireland in Print and Media

August 19, 2018

A handy place to pop mentions of our wonderful #HomeTheatreIreland Project

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Meet Farouq - Promotional Video / 21 September 2018
 


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Flyers & Posters arrive! 17 Sept 2018
Flyers going Door to Door in D15.




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Meet Adaku - Promotional Video / 10 September 2018



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Meet Maureen - Promotional Video / 04 September 2018
 

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The Sunday Times / 19 August 2018



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Draíocht​ Season Brochure September-December 2018
07 Aug 2018



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Dublin Theatre Festival Launch / 24 July 2018



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Dublin Gazette North / 11th January 2018

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Dublin People / 02 August 2017



Read the full article:
http://www.dublinpeople.com/news/northsidewest/articles/2017/08/02/4143726-new-theatre--project-makes-home-a-stage/

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Blanch Gazette / 20 July 2017



Read the full article:
https://dublingazette.com/news/draiocht-seeking-hosts-home-theatre-project/

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Arts Council Ireland Website / 13 July 2017


Read the full article:
http://www.artscouncil.ie/News/Arts-Council-announces-funding-worth-over-%E2%82%AC1-million-for-11-new-projects-around-the-country-under-the-Open-Call-programme/

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Dublin Theatre Festival 2018 in Draíocht ... Home Theatre (Ireland) ... Our Place. Our Stories.

August 8, 2018



Home Theatre (Ireland) ... Our Place. Our Stories.
Dublin Theatre Festival 2018
90 Performances - 46 Theatre Artists - 30 New Plays - 30 Dublin 15 Homes

Snapshot. This is life in Dublin 15 but it could be where you’re from.

Join us for a feast of new writing by some of Ireland’s leading theatre makers. Plays inspired by conversations with people who live in Dublin 15. Children, young people, adults, people new to Ireland, people who have always been here. People with stories. Join us for a night of freshly minted theatre pieces inspired by people just like you.

Home Theatre (Ireland) pairs 30 Dublin 15 ‘hosts’, with 30 leading theatre makers. After spending time together, in the hosts’ homes, in their lives, each theatre maker writes a piece of theatre that will be performed in the host’s home. Home Theatre (Ireland) democratises the voices in Irish theatre. 

Home Theatre (Ireland) happens over two weeks and culminates on Saturday, October 6th, when 30 new plays will be performed 3 times in houses across Dublin 15. A selection of these plays will be presented in Draíocht as part of Dublin Theatre Festival nightly from 10-13 October.

Each night a programme of 6 newly commissioned plays.
Each night a different programme of work.
Each night a unique theatrical event.


Theatre Artists Include: Louise Lewis, Bryan Burroughs, Clare Barrett, Peter Wilson (Duke Special), Dylan Coburn Gray, Felicia Olusanya, Fiona McGeown, Fionn Foley, Jody O'Neill, John Morton, Little John Nee, Sharon Mannion, Natalya O'Flaherty, Neil Watkins, Robbie Blake, Shaun Dunne, Sorcha Fox, Eva O'Connor, Elaine Murphy, Gavin Kostick, Marc Mac Lochlainn, Nancy Harris, Paul Mercier, Roisin Ingle, Sonya Kelly, Colin Murphy, Deirdre Kinahan, Tom Swift, Annabelle Comyn, Claire O'Reilly, Conall Morrison, Liam Halligan, Louise Lowe, Cathal Cleary.
Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn

Talking Theatre:
Oct 11 & 12 enjoy free post-show discussions with Veronica Coburn, Kerry Kyriacos Michael and participating artists.

Home Theatre (Ireland) plays are all 20 minutes duration.
Details of each night’s programme will be available mid-September.
Suitable for ages 13+. May contain strong language



Based on an original idea by Marcus Vinicius Faustini (Brazil) & Kerry Kyriacos Michael (UK)
Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn (pictured above)
Video Projections: Kilian Waters

BOOK NOW:
WED 10 - SAT 13 OCT 2018 8PM 
Main Auditorium, Draíocht Blanchardstown
Tickets: €18 / €16 conc
Attend Multiple Nights €15 per ticket
Groups of 10+ €15 per ticket
Early Bird Tickets: €15 (book before 07 September 2018)
 


Home Theatre (Ireland) is supported by an Arts Council Open Call Award. Additional funding has been provided by Creative Fingal, Fingal County Council’s Creative Ireland programme.

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Culture Night at Draiocht 2018

July 17, 2018

FRI 21 SEPT 2018      4.30PM-10PM
All Events are Free but Ticketed

Pre-booking tel 01-885 2622 or Register On The Day/Night


FREE SCREENING: Shorts for Wee Ones
  

4.30PM / Dur 45 mins / Magical Tales for Ages 3+
This collection of short films from around the world will delight anyone over the age of three. There are tales of tigers not eating their vegetables, a bear learning to sing and a very adventurous fish …

FREE SCREENING: Shorts for Middle Ones  
6PM / Dur 55 mins / Exquisite Stories for Ages 8+
With stories of polar bears and shrinking ice caps, mad-cap gold heists and the weird and wonderful worlds of two very different chameleons, these short films offer a broad and brilliant world view - funny, sad, thrilling and emotional.

YOUTH THEATRE CULTURE
7PM-8PM   Ages 14-18 Yrs   Draíocht Studio
D15 Youth Theatre members welcome you into their world … bring a friend, introduce them to Draíocht and dip your toe into the waters of a fun Youth Theatre Workshop.

HALLELUJAH! A CLOWN CHORUS
7PM-7.30PM  Draíocht Gallery
Members of the original Clown Choir created by Veronica Coburn as part of a Draíocht residency, just cannot stop singing. They invite you to enjoy a few numbers with them, to sing along, dance if you like, and, of course, smile.

FREE SCREENING: The Piano (1993)
8PM / Dur 121 mins / Cert 16+ / 25th Anniversary Screening
‘The Piano’ is set in New Zealand’s wilderness as Ada McGrath (Holly Hunter), a mute woman, and her daughter Flora (Anna Paquin) arrive from Scotland to start a new life with frontiersman Alistair Stewart (Sam Neill) having been sold to him by her father. Written, directed and produced by Jane Campion and Winner of 3 Academy Awards, 3 BAFTA Awards and Cannes Palme D’Or Winner 1993.

All Events are Free but Ticketed
Pre-booking tel 01-885 2622 or Register On The Day/Night


NEW CINEMA EQUIPMENT – 1 YEAR OLD!
Draíocht launched its newly installed 4K surround-sound Cinema Equipment on Culture Night 2017 and audiences continue to enjoy our high spec cinema experience. Funded by The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, through their Arts and Culture Capital Scheme 2016-2018.

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Early Bird New Season Offers - Book Before 07 September 2018

July 17, 2018

Be an early bird and book before 07 September for these New Season shows and get these great discounts!



OCTOBER - DRAMA
Home Theatre (Ireland)
WED 10 - SAT 13 OCT 8PM 
Full price: €18 / Early Bird: €15

OCTOBER - MUSIC
Route 66 Big Band
FRI 19 OCT  8PM
Full price: €22 / Early Bird: €18

OCTOBER - DRAMA
Myra’s Story
FRI 26 – SAT 27 OCT 8PM
Full price: €18 / Early Bird: €15

NOVEMBER - FILM
The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid
WED 21 NOV  7.30PM
Full price: €7.50 / Early Bird: €5

DECEMBER – DRAMA
What Good is Looking Well …
THU 06 DEC  8.15PM
Full price: €16 / Early Bird: €14

JANUARY - DRAMA
Singing for Survival
TUE 29 JAN 8PM / WED 30 JAN 1.30PM & 8PM
Full price: €14 / Early Bird: €10


Tickets must be paid in full before 07 September to avail of these Early Bird Offers.
A maximum of 6 tickets can be bought at these prices per person.
Not applicable to group bookings.
BOX OFFICE 01 885 2622

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