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: 
Amanda Azams, Clare Barrett, Robbie Blake, Bryan Burroughs, Cathal Cleary, Annabelle Comyn, Dylan Coburn Gray, Jeda De Bri, Finbar Doyle, Shaun Dunne, Shadaan Falfeli, Fionn Foley, Sorcha Fox, Gavin Fullam, Liam Halligan, Nancy Harris, Eamonn Hunt, Roisin Ingle, Philip Judge, Sonya Kelly, Deirdre Kinahan, Gavin Kostick, Lauren Larkin, Ruth Lehane, Louise Lewis, Louise Lowe, Marc Mac Lochlainn, Sharon Mannion, Megan McDonnell, Fiona McGeown, Paul Mercier, Conall Morrison, John Morton, Colin Murphy, Elaine Murphy, Little John Nee, Eva O'Connor, Mary O'Driscoll, Natalya O'Flaherty, Felicia Olusanya, Jody O'Neill, Claire O'Reilly, Duke Special, Tom Swift, Neil Watkins, Ali White, Emma Willis.

Artistic Director: Veronica Coburn
Video Projections: Kilian Waters
Sound Design & Composer: Sinead Diskin
Lighting Design: Mark Galione

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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