Meet Adaku, one of Draiocht’s Home Theatre Ireland Hosts
Meet Adaku, 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 Adaku’s story, will be performed 3 times in her home by a professional actor, 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.
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)
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
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.