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Take a bow! The arts really matter to us in Ireland; they are a big part of people’s lives, the country’s single most popular pursuit. Our artists interpret our past, define who we are today, and imagine our future. We can all take pride in the enormous reputation our artists have earned around the world. The arts play a vital role in our economy, and smart investment of taxpayers’ money in the arts is repaid many times over. The dividends come in the form of a high value, creative economy driven by a flexible, educated, innovative work force, and in a cultural tourism industry worth a2.4 billion directly a year. The Arts Council is the Irish Government agency for funding and developing the arts. Arts Council funding from the taxpayer, through the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport, for 2010 is a69.15 million, that’s less than a1 a week for every household.

So, at the end of your next great festival experience, don’t forget the role you played and take a bow yourself! Find out what’s on at

www.events.artscouncil.ie You can find out more about the arts here:

www.artscouncil.ie


Contents

HOW TO BOOK DIRECTOR’S WELCOME MAP HIGHLIGHTS ABSOLUT FRINGE FACTORY BY VENUE PROJECT ARTS CENTRE THE NEW THEATRE AXIS BALLYMUN SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE BEWLEY’S CAFÉ THEATRE PLAYERS THEATRE DANCEHOUSE UNUSUAL VENUES OUTDOOR VENUES SPECIAL EVENTS DAY BY DAY GUIDE VENUE INDEX ABOUT US THANK YOUS INDEX ‹ pg. 3

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sponsors and partners

sponsors and partners

ABSOLUT Fringe would like to thank the following for their continued and invaluable support:

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how to book

HOW TO BOOK There are 3 ways to book tickets:

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Go to WWW.FRINGEFEST.COM Call us 1850 fringe (1850 374643) Drop in IN PERSON

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Liffey Street, Dublin 1

OPEN 10am – 6pm Mon – Sat 12 – 6pm Sun (12th/19th/26th September only)

OPEN Thurs 9th September 1 – 2pm / 5 – 6.30pm Sat 11th – Sun 26th September 1 – 2pm / 5pm – 1am

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ABSOLUT FRINGE FACTORY AT HECTOR GREYS

Download OUR APP! Download the ABSOLUT Fringe app for the full festival programme and your chance to enter the ABSOLUT Fringe photography competition and win a trip to visit the ABSOLUT Ice Bar in Sweden!

Please Note Subject to availability. All sales are final. No substitutions or exchanges. All bookings are subject to a €1 transaction fee which is included in the ticket price.

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WELC Welcome to ABSOLUT Fringe 2010. Since last year’s festival, times have been tough all round; we know that. We’ve been thinking a lot over the past year about what our audience would like to see and how the festival can best reflect what’s going on in the lives of Dubliners and visitors to Dublin this September. Don’t worry; it won’t be a festival of gloom.

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director’s welcome

What we have observed and been part of is a welcome resurgence in community spirit, and as a result, Community is the common thread running through this year’s festival. We are interested in what brings people together and how that defines them and you. In difficult times, people gather, roll their sleeves up and set about making change, and the collective energy they harness can move mountains. This meitheal is what ABSOLUT Fringe has always been about, and this guiding principle permeates everything we do. We couldn’t do it without an extraordinary group of diverse and hugely talented artists, willing and energetic volunteers, courageous funders and media partners, especially our core funder The Arts Council and title sponsor ABSOLUT, a hugely dedicated voluntary board, and you, the audience. We’ve been very lucky to work with a number of partners who believe in community spirit too and their dedication and support has MORE› been invaluable.

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Our Show in a Bag project is the result of a partnership with Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute; resourcing actors with shows they can tour and earn an income from, while simultaneously resourcing venues across the country with high-quality, low-tech touring theatre. Despite a massive cut to their own funding, The Performance Corporation has stepped up with tremendous generosity to support three emerging companies participating in the festival this year by lending their time, expertise and in-house resources to bring these projects to full production. CREATE responded to our community theme by offering one participating project a bursary to help them engage with a specific community, and have assisted ABSOLUT Fringe in recruiting participants for Nic Green’s Trilogy. Dance Ireland is our continued and greatly valued partner in presenting new choreographic works at Dance House. RTÉ have partnered with us to produce RadioActive, a season of new short works for radio, which will be broadcast as part of the festival and available for daily download. We are working with our regular collaborator Project Arts Centre to present a new show by last year’s Spirit of the Fringe winners The Company, as well as Theatre Forum, Cork Midsummer Festival, and Project Arts Centre on MAKE, our artist development residency, which happened earlier this year at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig.

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director’s welcome

We are delighted to introduce a new venue to the festival this year. The ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys will be the exclusive home to a very exciting music programme, Pajama Men’s Last Stand to Reason and our brand new festival club, offering 16 nights of unadulterated entertainment throughout the festival. Tickets to all events at the ABSOLUT Fringe Factory are extremely limited so book early to avoid crushing heartbreak and devastating disappointment. ABSOLUT Fringe is about you and for you. As ever, there are so many ways you can get involved in the festival, from attending one of our many free events to buying a €5 ticket to the festival club, to dancing naked on stage in Nic Green’s Trilogy, to volunteering with us, to becoming a festival patron. We would love you to get involved. We’d also love to know what you think. You can engage with us online on Facebook, Twitter or on our own website www. fringefest.com Thank you for your ongoing support of ABSOLUT Fringe. I hope you enjoy this year’s festival!

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ABSOLUT Fringe presents IRELAND

MACNAS The wild Hunt and

the Sleepwalker —  A Nocturnal Ballad A sleepwalking boy explorer brings the wild hunt to town Palaeolithic creatures create shadow and light, shadow and light Crows, horses and swineherds Descend and throttle, Snortle, cackle, cackle Tricksters, schemers, alchemists and dreamers Skittish and skirmish, gulp and gasp Dancing minotAurs, wolf-bird shaman, skeletal ghost ship, Dream out loud —

Artistic Director

Dreaming is as serious as living or dying in this wild, raw, wondrous world. In one of the most historic, astounding locations in the city, Macnas have conjured a fantastical night-time reverie to open this year’s festival in spectacular fashion. An epic and exhilarating visual feast, come and dream the extreme. I am so thrilled to open this year’s festival with the triumphant return to Dublin of Ireland’s leading street theatre company presenting this magical new show directed by Noeline Kavanagh.

Noeline Kavanagh Company Producer

Sharon O’Grady

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Collins Barracks D at e Sat 11th T i m e 8pm P r i c e Free, no ticket required D u r at i o n 60 mins Venue

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IRELAND

MEDEA World Premiere

Siren Productions present Euripides’ Medea in a new translation by Robin Robertson

Olwen Fouéré Stuart Graham Ronan Leahy Eleanor Methven Bryan Murray

A jealous wife and mother    Two innocent children    A philandering husband     A house    A startling modern epic

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If only it never happened like this…

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Eileen Walsh as Medea

Selina Cartmell Designer

Paul O’Mahony Lighting

Sinead Mckenna Costumes

Gaby Rooney Music

Conor Linehan Producer

Marie Rooney

Robin Robertson’s stunning new version of Euripides’ MEDEA is given a visceral production by award-winning director Selina Cartmell. SIREN ’s interpretation of this timeless classic presents it as a contemporary domestic drama – a shockingly modern story of a man and a woman caught in the nets of jealously and destructive love. Blurring the boundaries between theatre and live installation, public and private lives and what is seen and unseen, this MEDEA will haunt you forever. A new show from SIREN PRODUCTIONS and Selina Cartmell is always reason to get excited. This production goes further still, presenting a new and utterly contemporary take on a classic. festival director

Company DATES

SIREN PRODUCTIONS VENUE

Samuel Beckett Theatre

Sat 11th – Sat 25th (excl. Mondays); post-show discussion Wed 15th

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Thurs 9th & Fri 10th MATINEE Sat 18th & Sat 25th at 3pm times 8pm (4pm

on Sat 11th, Sun 12th & Sun 19th) PRICE €20/€16 Sun – Thu, €25/€20 Fridays & Saturdays, €18 Saturday matinees, €15 previews Duration 90 mins

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IRELAND

CO-Produced and presented by ABSOLUT Fringe. An ABSOLUT Commission.

Anybody waitin’? We are actually and we’re very good at it. Waitin’ for a text, waitin’ for a sandwich, waitin’ for the bus, waitin’ for the right man, waitin’ for any man (or woman). We’re waitin’ with style, vanity, lip gloss, eye liner and we’re looking at you. The music whiles away the time and we’re here to fill the space. Grab a half price leather sofa or stand and watch. Life’s too short to let us pass you by, so wake up and smell the fake tan while four try-harders take on the town, the times and your attention span. ponydance – still good looking, still funny, still charming, still workin’, still dancin’, still eatin’, still keepin’ it country, listenin’ to pop music and now posin’ at a venue near YOU! 15 performances, 15 locations, 15 chances to see one of my favourites new Irish companies, for free. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

ponydance 30 mins Price: Free, except at ABSOLUT Fringe Festival Club (€5) Company

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Anybody Waitin’? DATES TIMES

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North Earl St Pygmalion, South William St The Bernard Shaw, South Richmond St Shebeen Chic, South Gt. George’s St Social Welfare Office, North Cumberland St ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys, Liffey St The Globe, South Gt. George’s St Pantibar, Capel St South King St Castle Market No Name Bar, Fade St Outside The ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys, Liffey St The Twisted Pepper, Middle Abbey St Merrion Square (as part of the Community Games) Connolly Station, Amiens St

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ALL PERFORMANCES IN BARS ARE STRICTLY 18+

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A hurricane of bizarre characters have boarded the Pajama Men’s passenger train. Robbers, killers, heroes, housewives … and venomvomiting demons. Expect split-second character switches, high-energy story lines and some of the most hilarious, off-the-wall physical and verbal comedy you’ve ever seen. With their dizzying mix of smart slapstick and artful improvisation, the Pajama Men are festival favourites the world over – and have a slew of awards to prove it. Join these two bandits as they hurtle through a comic land where the ludicrous and outrageous collide. Winner Barry Award for best show 2009 – Melbourne Comedy Festival; Double Act of the Year 2009 – The Times, London. “One of the most dazzling displays of comedy theatre I’ve ever seen.” ***** The Times, London Not suitable for children. Live music by Kevin Hume. Well known on the international circuit as the comedian’s choice, the Pajama Men blend an extraordinary theatrical skill with side splitting humour. See them. It will be the best fun you’ll have this September. festival director

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AB S OL U T F ringe Fac t ory at Hec t or Gre ys

“Did you miss The Pajama Men? Then you f#*ked up!” ***** —Time Out Sydney

ABSOLUT Fringe Presents

PAJAMA MEN Last Stand To ReAson

C o m pa n y Pajama Men V E N U E ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys D AT E S Sat 11th – Sat 25th (excl. Tuesdays) t i m e 7pm (3pm on Sat 25th) P R I C E €16 Mon-Thurs, €18 Fri & Sat d u r at i o n 75 mins

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LiffeyTowN Co-produced and presented by ABSOLUT Fringe Fabrication Design Ger Clancy. For more information on LiffeyTown visit www.liffeytown.com Fergal McCarthy V E N U E River Liffey Sun 12th – Sat 25th P R I C E Free, no ticket required

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Irish contemporary artist Fergal McCarthy’s visionary new project LiffeyTown will have its world premiere at this year’s Festival A public art installation of floating red and green houses, LiffeyTown will be moored on the River Liffey for the duration of the Festival. Do the houses mirror the shaky foundation of Ireland’s housing obsession? Are they drawing our attention to the river, Dublin’s real city centre? Or maybe they’re a futuristic vision? Take a stroll, day or night, along the quays and decide for yourself. Magical, thoughtful and epic, Fergal McCarthy’s impression on the Liffey will stay with you long after this installation leaves the river. festival director

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P ro jec t Ar t s Cen t re Space Up sta irs

Expect passion, beauty and 50 naked female volunteer dancers in this radical performance.

Spanning three striking parts, Trilogy is a disarming and buoyant venture that interrogates the joys and complexities of being a woman today. A remarkable celebratory communion of women, it features a defiant call to action along with an emotive response to the raucous 1971 landmark feminist panel discussion ‘Town Bloody Hall’ (featuring Germaine Greer and Norman Mailer). A work designed to challenge, inspire and make way for positive change, this is feminism for the 21st century – are women liberated or limited? Nic Green and her superb company will force you to decide for yourself in this remarkable work, delivered with raw, relentless energy. ‘Angry, joyous, heartfelt, rigorous and radiant with hope.’ The Guardian Supported & developed by the Arches, BAC and Barbican Bite 10. You may love this show (like I did), you may hate it, but you should see it. Bring your father, mother, daughter, aunt and friends. This is the most explosive conversation starter in this year’s programme.

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Would you like to be part of this extraordinary performance? To find out how you could be one of the 50 dancers featured in Trilogy contact kate@fringefest.com

Presented by absolut fringe Nic Green V E N U E Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs D AT E S Wed 22nd – Sat 25th T I M E 7pm P R I C E €17/15 D U R AT I O N 180 mins

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ABSOLUT Fringe introduces a new venue, and a whole new way of being, at the ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys. Situated in the heart of Dublin city, this new venue will play host to three extraordinary music weekends, details of which you’ll find in the pages ahead. Also in residence are Pajama Men, who have taken the international comedy world by storm, and our new and improved festival club, for artists and audiences alike.

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The building itself will become an evolving art installation for the duration of the festival. It is THE place to hang out from 1126 September, where along with rubbing shoulders with festival artists, you’ll also get to see some of the hottest music and comedy acts around. These are small capacity, intimate gigs and will sell out fast: book early to avoid crushing devastation.

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AB S OL U T F ringe Fac t ory at Hec t or Gre ys

Taylor Mac in Concert: U. S . A .

Comparison is Violence or The Ziggy Stardust Meets Tiny Tim Songbook

While praising international performance artist Taylor Mac for his ukulele playing gender-bending performances, over 20 publications have, of their own volition, described him as, ‘Ziggy Stardust meets Tiny Tim’. Being a queen who can take a hint, Mac has decided to write and perform an original conversation about comparison, while singing Tiny Tim songs and the entire Ziggy Stardust album. It promises to be a concert unlike any other. “Taylor Mac seduces you, breaks your heart, patches it back up again and sews sequins along the scars” —The Irish Times This is a standing concert. Taylor played a small tour of festivals in Ireland a few years back and left a legion of devotees behind him. He’s back with a new show even more fabulous than the last, if that’s possible. festival director

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Taylor Mac VENUE ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys DATES Sat 11th

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MiRanda SinGs You will not want to miss this lipstick-wearing, epilepticeyebrowed, crooked-smiling beauty as she makes her much-awaited debut in Ireland. An internet sensation (her YouTube videos have been viewed over 8 million times) Miranda Sings is a distinctive performer whose off-key singing and sassy attitude prompts surreal and hilarious comments all over the web. She may even be an American cousin of Crystal Swing. With her car-crash crooning, you’ll watch through your fingers as she belts out much loved pop anthems. In this live show, expect onstage voice lessons, fashion makeovers, dramatic readings of hate mail, and who knows what else from this cringe-inducing primadonna. Miranda Sings knows she’s got what it takes so back off haters! This is a standing concert. ABSOLUT Fringe LOVES Miranda. So will you, I guarantee it. festival director

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IRISH MUSIC WEEKEND This weekend programme is an eclectic slice of the Irish music scene that is quintessentially fringe. From jazz, to cabaret to experiments in folk, this programme features the best of Irish music that you won’t see anywhere else this year.

Pocket Jazz Fest:

Pablo Held Trio / Trilogue / Justin Carroll solo POCKET JAZZ FEST: Company VENUE

Improvised Music Company

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A three course banquet of bands and soloists from Ireland’s best specialist music producer and a tonal feast fit for the most perceptive ears. The ascendant Pablo Held has an exceptional grasp of piano trio aesthetics, with few impediments to his artistic appetite. A poetic virtuoso, the young German is already drawing comparison with Brad Mehldau. The lines between jazz and contemporary music grow ever more fluid and Trilogue explore that space, embracing a range of textures, moods and dynamics outside the vocabulary of either, and more attuned to the times we live in. In a solo groove, Justin Carroll turns away from the laptop orthodoxy, deploying instead a Fender Rhodes and an array of machines rescued from the dawn of the analogue age. This is a seated concert.

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CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN: Chameleon

Fierce, amusing and mesmerising, Camille returns to Dublin for an extraordinarily rare, intimate performance. Always fearless, always emotional and never less than dramatically intense, tonight she delves into the repertoires of Jacques Brel, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Kurt Weill and Radiohead. A festival favourite (Winner of ‘Best Spiegeltent Show’ in 2007 and 2009), Camille has continued to deliver stunning, sold-out, five star gigs worldwide, and this raw, acoustic set will be no different. An opportunity to see this remarkable chanteuse in a whole new light. ‘Ravishing … superb performer’ **** Guardian ‘A cross between Sally Bowles, Patti Smith and PJ Harvey ... A major star’ **** Scotsman This is a standing concert.

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Seán Óg, Petter Berndalen, Nic Gareiss

Four sonic explorers are bracing the edge of folk music in this extraordinary performance. With a reputation as one of Ireland’s most creative traditional musicians, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and his array of curious fiddles find new and wonderful soundscapes to traverse. Saxophonist Seán Óg also sits at a crossroads between free improvisation, avant-garde composition and contemporary jazz, creating notes that range from the delicate to the brash. Petter Berndalen takes all the corners of Swedish fiddle music and grafts them onto his snare drum to create new rhythmic contours. And adding a whole other element to this gathering, Nic Gareiss incorporates footwork vocabulary from a multitude of step dance styles to create beautiful sounds & textures with his feet. Like Sigur Rós bumping into Martin Hayes on a twisty mountain path. This is a standing concert.

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ICELANDic MUSIC WEEKEND Other than dubious banking regulation, Ireland and Iceland have a lot in common, not least an eclectic and incredibly vibrant music culture. In this extra special weekend curated by Niamh Burke Neff, you’ll experience beautiful folk singing from Ólöf Arnalds, dance your socks off at FM Belfast, and be spellbound by the magical sounds of Amiina. All gigs are standing only. An Icelandic Weekend Special offer: All 3 shows for €50.

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FM Belfast VENUE ABSOLUT Fringe

Factory at Hector Greys DATES Thurs 23rd TIME

Doors 9pm, main act starts promptly at

9.30pm PRICE €16 DURATION 75 mins

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Fri 24th TIME Doors 9pm, main act starts

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FM Belfast

Bursting with vigorous pop energy, this glacial electro outfit are explosive, unpredictable and very, very fun. Their first gig in a cave in the Faroe Islands (yup, really) led them to a riotous stage debut at Iceland’s Airwaves festival, and their wonderfully eclectic blend of digitised synth and electro-pop is influenced by everything from NKOTB to Rage Against the Machine. Featuring anything from 3 to 30 members, they’re fast gaining a reputation for ridiculously high energy, synthesiser soaked gigs, and you’ll find them featured on all the ‘ones to watch’ lists worth their salt. If you haven’t already heard them, get to myspace.com/fmbelfast and pump up the jam, get your feet stompin’, get the party goin’ and get your booty on the floor.

AMIINA VENUE

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys

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Beautiful and beguiling, this solo songstress is gaining a strong following in her native country and beyond. An enchanting and unpredictably gregarious and charismatic stage presence, Arnalds is a classically trained violinist, composer and singer. Her much anticipated second solo album, Innundir Skinni, has captivated audiences with its charged minimalism and poignant, universal themes. Influenced by folk from across the globe, she delicately plucks at various string instruments onstage to accompany her lilting, otherworldly voice, which Björk, her most recent collaborator, described as belonging “somewhere between a child and an old woman”. Immensely personal and heartfelt, her lyrics and instrumentation effortlessly fuse to create her evocative melodies. Ethereal yet assured, this is one Icelander you won’t want to miss. “Reykjavik’s answer to Kate Bush”****Mojo “You may well fall in love” NME

Bending the rules of classical music to create their lush soundscapes, these purveyors of minimalist classical electro-pop bring their fragile magic to Dublin. Starting out as a string quartet accompanying Sigur Rós in 1999, Amiina have since been proving themselves as a musical force to be reckoned with. An eclectic array of instruments such as Celtic harps, glockenspiels, wine glasses, singing saws, synthesisers and toy bells all play a part in the creation of their twinkling, otherworldly reveries. Their newest, hotly awaited album is set to be released in Autumn of this year and follows 2007’s critically acclaimed debut, Kurr. Their only full length gig in Ireland this year, this is a chance to witness them create their revelatory, intricate moments of music, and hear exclusive new material.

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FESTIVAL CLUB 15 × ¤5 PARTIES   Every night of the festival Tickets for all festival club events are available on the door only. Doors 9.30pm nightly

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SAT 11 The Rubberbandits

Straddling the comedy and music worlds like a tracksuit wearing colossus, Limerick’s Rubberbandits have manipulated and bullied their way to a level far beyond either their talent or intellect. Comedic genius or verbal diarrhoea. YouTube “Willie O’Dea” and decide for yourselves. www.therubberbandits.com ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 12 midnight PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins

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SUN 12 VoiceBox with Miranda Sings

A live comedy chat show that blends modern media, audience games, the internet and interviews with Ireland’s weird and wonderful. Tonight’s show features special guest Miranda Sings, so back off haters! Cian Hallinan ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 10.30pm PRICE €5 DURATION 90 mins COMPANY VENUE

MON 13 Reverend Deadeye (No Man Gospel Band)

A Reverend’s son of a Reverend’s son, Deadeye spent his youth handlin’ snakes and performing at tent revivals in a Navajo reservation in Arizona. So expect a Saturday night baptism where he delivers a punk-rock version of pre-war delta blues. ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins

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TUE 14 The Importance of Being Shinoxcy

Roxanna, Lucy and Sinéad are on a journey that will take them places where no other comedy sketch group has ever been. Their adventure will lead them to discover the secret of the legend that is... SHINOXCY. Shinoxcy ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 50 mins COMPANY VENUE

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WED 15 ANYBODY WAITIN’?

The music whiles away the time and ponydance are here to fill the space. Wake up and smell the fake tan while four try-harders take on the town, the times and your attention span. See page 16 for 15 more ponydance performances at various locations. Ponydance ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 30 mins COMPANY VENUE

THUR 16 ADELA AND THE MEANITS

Adela met the Meanits and they’ve been producing their own special brand of infectious, upbeat music ever since. A selfstyled queen of quirk with her band of merry musicians. ADELA and the MEANITS ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 11pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

FRI 17 Apollonian Tribal Dance

It’s like a love scene in a Bollywood flick. Tonight Apollonia will show us how to express our bodies. From hips to tips, even the walls will be shaking. Expect many surprises in this fusion fantasy. Apollonian Tribal Dance ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 12 Midnight PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

SAT 18 Dead Cat Bounce: BOOTLEGS

After a riotous tour of the world’s comedy and music festivals, this award-winning Irish rock comedy outfit present a hectic and sweaty party set of mixed and mashed-up cover versions songs you love like you’ve never heard them before. Dead Cat Bounce ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 12 Midnight PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

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SUN 19 THE TWO RUTHS

“I love the best of you, You love the best of me, / Though it’s not always easy, / Lovely? Lonely? / We will walk in good company” The Valley J. Siberry. Be in the best of company as The Two Ruth’s bring you through a collection of much loved songs singing from the heart to set yours soaring. Come join the Love! Ruth McGill and Ruth Smith ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 11pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

MON 20 STITCH WITH MITCH

Crochet hook star Mitch Nidlewink discusses the ins and outs of Stitch & Bitch. Plain, pearl, cable, and button tops all taken to the edge. Come stitch your life back together with this longstanding community affair. BYO Needles!” ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins

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TUE 21 Live Scratch: A testing out of creative ideas

Live Scratch brings you works in progress, seeds of ideas and fresh collaborations. It’s a moment in time, a testing ground, a chance to fire it up or stomp it out. Like a train passing through the station, there is only one chance to jump on before it’s gone. Artists will include an international line-up of - Niamh McCann, Greg McLaren, Ana Mendes and Patrizia Paolini. Produced & curated by Lynnette Moran. Lynnette Moran ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

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WED 22 VOICEBOX WITH THE PAJAMA MEN

Tonight’s edition of Voicebox features globally renowned comic duo, The Pajama Men, joining host Cian Hallinan as he presents another round-up of news, audience games and your chance to win surprisingly disappointing prizes! Cian Hallinan VENUE ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 10pm PRICE €5 DURATION 90 mins

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THUR 23 SWEET MEDICINE

Neil Watkins (Spirit of the Fringe Nominee, Emcee of The Abbey’s performance art club WERK, Playwright, RTE’s The Savage Eye, aka Heidi Konnt) teams up with genius one man orchestra Pav the Fiddler. Pop down the rabbit hole for an exclusive night of songs by women performed by men. Neil Watkins ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 11pm PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

FRI 24 Pop Céilí

Forget the céilís you’ve been to (or haven’t). Tonight’s Pop Céilí reinterprets the genre with live trad covers and mash-ups of contemporary and extraordinary pop phenomena. They’ll teach you their new set dances, jigs and reels – ridiculously easy to learn and with fun pop flair thrown in. Come prepared to hAon Dó Trí and shake it like a Polaroid picture. Making Strange ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 12 Midnight PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

SAT 25 Dead Cat Bounce: BOOTLEGS

After a riotous tour of the world’s comedy and music festivals, this award-winning Irish rock comedy outfit present a hectic and sweaty party set of mixed and mashed-up cover versions songs you love like you’ve never heard them before. Dead Cat Bounce ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys TIME 12 Midnight PRICE €5 DURATION 60 mins COMPANY VENUE

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ALSO AT THE ABSOLUT FRINGE FACTORY VIRTUAL JUKEBOX

Globally dispersed performers separated by time zones, land and sea come together to dance to a unique playlist made up entirely of personal dedications. mouth to mouth invite the audience to select songs from the playlist they would like to listen and dance to – triggering both virtual and real performers and revealing personal dedications. It’s a chance for all involved to jump in and share a moment in time. Members of mouth to mouth | international performance collective, through a live web link, will take part in an intimate dance off; gestures and dance moves will be shared, embodied, and passed on in both live and virtual spaces. Without a trained dancer in sight, this is more about random responses and endurance rather than skill. Virtual Jukebox was originally performed as part of Now and Then at Gallery North (UK) as part of the Wunderbar Festival. Directed by Kate Craddock and Lynnette Moran.

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As you are now so once were we Why haven’t you read Ulysses? Ulysses is Dublin. You live in Dublin. So do we. Four actors in a city we don’t really know pick up the most important and unread book in Irish history and follow James Joyce as he invents a whole city and its people. Returning to this year’s Festival with the Spirit of the Fringe 2009 award for ‘Who is Fergus Kilpatrick?’, The Company are back to delve into Joyce’s seminal work and ask – where are you in this story? Join us as we rediscover what it means to be Irish. By the way, we haven’t read Ulysses either… yet. The Company are part of PROJECT CATALYST, an initiative of Project Arts Centre. Last year’s well-deserved Spirit of the Fringe winners return to the festival to explore the most famous Irish work of literature. I can’t wait to see what they do with this incredibly rich source material. It will certainly defy your expectations. festival director

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The Company VENUE Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs DATES Sat

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F*ck My Life

Love happy, money happy, beauty happy, friends happy, sports happy, McDonald’s happy… Fuck My Life. What’s it really like being a teenager today? And how on earth do you become a happy one? What drives teenagers to profound sadness or extreme violence? Ireland has one of the highest teen suicide rates in Europe. Why is this? FML casts a spotlight on the lives of 15 young Corkonians in this blend of spoken word and film, true confessions and lies. Who is the funniest, most beautiful, most dangerous? Who will fall by the wayside? Who won’t live to see twenty? Who needs help? For everyone who has ever been a teenager. A co-production by Cork Midsummer Festival, CAMPO Gent, LIFT, Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s and Everyman Palace Theatre Cork. Funded by Arts Council Ireland and a Small Arts Award from the Wellcome Trust. Contains strong language and sexually explicit material. Cork Midsummer Festival have stepped onto the international stage with this daring collaboration between Cork teenagers and renowned Belgian theatre artist Pol Heyvaert. The result is a brave and ambitious production that explores the phenomenon of teen suicide in Ireland.

“compelling” ***** — IRISH EXAMINER

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LIVE COLLISION comes back to ABSOLUT Fringe with a bang! After a successful first outing in 2009, Live Collision brings more exciting radical work to Ireland from three diverse international artists. International companies perform by night and collaborate with their Irish counterparts by day, exploring a cross pollination of ideas, art forms and cultural landscapes. Enter, fire and accelerate to experiment…the outcome is infinite. Live Collision is founded and produced by Lynnette Moran, supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and ABSOLUT Fringe to explore new models of making and showing work in Ireland. Lynnette Moran’s Live Collision was the sleeper hit from last year’s festival. This year it returns to a bigger venue, with a stellar line up of unmissable performances. festival director Live Collision Ticket deal: Get tickets for all 3 shows for €25

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There’s A Hole In My Heart That Goes All The Way To China

My Husband is a Spaceman

Mining the mysterious caverns of the human heart, this is an extraordinary live art multimedia piece. Combining visuals, movement and text, it is made up of many parts about holes that ultimately leaves one feeling whole. Carl Jung said, “I would rather be whole than be good”. This work digs down deep into the depths of loneliness and shame, but even in its darkest moments, the canary still sings. Stacy is an Artsadmin Associate Artist. “The most winning humorist was Stacy Makishi; funny yet incisive…a truly amazing performance.” The Independent

A multi-media solo show, this is the third part of an absorbing trilogy from an incredible live artist. A Japanese office lady is content with her single lifestyle until she encounters Robin, an English University fellow, in Tokyo. They fall in love, get married, and move to England. But married life is not what Robin expects and the eccentric Englishman takes to locking himself in a room upstairs every night. Derived from an old Japanese folk tale of love between a peasant and a crane, this is a love story loosely based on Kazuko’s experience of a cross-cultural relationship, loneliness and how to survive it. One of the most personal and affecting performers you are ever likely to see.

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Centre Space Upstairs DATES Tue 14th TIME

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LiSTOWEL SYNDROME A dark tale of small-town solidarity. Majority rules and a close-knit community turns on one of its own. This is Listowel Syndrome - in a small town you can’t afford to make enemies and actions do have consequences. Reflecting on a recent case that saw a large number of people express their solidarity for a convicted man through a wordless gesture, it brings to mind a Faustian pact. Told through dance, text, song and live music, this is a fable told for any town at any time. Emma Martin tackles a subject matter rooted deep in the Irish consciousness, and utterly of the moment. festival director

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Emma Martin VENUE Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs DATES Sat 18th – Mon 20th

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It ends with a mysterious bruise, a longHang On – can you? Do you feel you are distance dance, and a swallow tattoo to guide constantly running on empty? Do you feel you. It starts with the people you haunt, and that no matter how much you do, that life may the traces of those who left always remain relentless? Should we fight this without explanation. pulse of time or just – Hang On? It’s a live performance, with under-thePerformed by two outstanding dancers, this counter true stories. It’s a blind date, with powerful show takes place on the ground music to fill those awkward silences. It’s and in the air. Staged to original live music dance for people who don’t like dance. It’s a and video art, it is highly physical, often raw, guilty pleasure. sometimes sensual and always real. Fidget It will not be sentimental, but it might be Feet are doing what they do best – fusing beautiful. It could get a bit x-rated. There may gravity-defying aerial circus skills with dance. even be a slow-set. But whatever happens, you Hang On was commissioned by Westmeath will not go home alone. County Council and Backstage Theatre supported by Shawbrook, Dance Ireland and premiered at Longford Dance Festival April 2010. Two very diverse Irish dance artists present an energetic and accessible double bill. Contemporary dance for the Youtube generation. festival director

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Who will tell the story of your life long after you are gone? Sorcha Kenny believes her dresses will. Sparked by her fascination for second-hand and vintage garments, she has embarked on an ongoing ‘dress quest’ to uncover the real life stories behind the dresses lingering in wardrobes all over the country. Like photographs, they are mementos of a treasured past. Join Sorcha as she introduces you to the generations of men and women whose stories unfold between the fabric and the thread. Expect laughter, tears and nostalgia in this sartorial expedition. The walls can’t talk but the dresses sure can. Visit mylifeindresses.wordpress.com for surprise happenings and information on how to get involved. Presented as a work in progress earlier this year at Project Brand New, Sorcha Kenny’s new work brought the house down. The full production is hotly anticipated. festival director

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Sorcha Kenny VENUE Project Arts Centre Cube DATES Sat 11th

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THE BALLET RUSE

Once upon a time two budding ballerinas battled for perfection in the sugar-coated world of Ballet. Their hopes and dreams didn’t survive … but they did. This is their story. Choreographed and performed by Muirne Bloomer and Emma O’Kane, these seasoned performers will surprise and entertain as they struggle from barre to bar in their quest for peace and reconciliation. Set to a sumptuous score by Tchaikovsky, this is The Ballet Ruse – raw, honest, with frills attached. A lunchtime show without sandwiches. A tongue in cheek glimpse into the fascinating background of many of Ireland’s leading contemporary dancers. If you always wondered what Ballet School was really like, here’s your chance to find out. festival director

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Muirne Bloomer & Emma O’Kane VENUE Project Arts Centre Cube DATES Sat 11th - Sat 18th (excl.

Wed) PREVIEW Thurs 9th & Fri 10th time 1pm PRICE €14/11 (€10 preview) Duration 40 mins

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David Brooks, accomplice to serial killer Dean Corll in the murder of more than twenty boys in Texas during the seventies, has just discovered the art of puppetry while serving his life sentence in prison. His reconstruction of the horrific crimes using glove puppets is a crafted performance, presented to an audience of psychology students – you. Like nothing you have ever seen before, this re-imagining of a killer’s crimes bristles with savage brutality and horrifying violence. It is invariably strange and sombre, poetic and captivating. We don’t say this lightly: jerk will leave you stunned and shaken at the gruesome visual world you create around this deceptively stark set. Based on cult author Dennis Cooper’s novella of the same name. I programmed this show immediately after seeing it in Berlin. It’s the most gripping, shocking, gruesome and innovative theatre piece I’ve experienced in years. You must see it. festival director

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Gisèle Vienne, Dennis Cooper & Jonathan Capdevielle VENUE Project Arts Centre Cube DATES Sat

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THE NEXT TWO DAYS OF EVERYTHING

From an almost empty stage, a smith offers some everyday stories of travel, oil, weather, war, sustainability and survival. This lecture style performance presents stories that think about how we are doing, and approaches some big questions in a small and human way. An associate of Tim Crouch, he co-directed the award-winning plays ‘An Oak Tree’, ‘England’ and most recently ‘The Author’ and has been making simple solo work for theatre since 2001. A quiet protest for the strange world we live in, the next two days of everything is a performance about hope. It hopes we are going to be OK. Co-produced by BIT Teatergarasjen and Black Box Teater, supported by The Arts Council Norway and The Norwegian Embassy in Dublin. Quietly contemplative and persuasively subtle, a smith’s performance about oil, the environment and how these global issues relate to your life will leave you thinking about the small choices you make everyday and the large consequences that go with them. festival director

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a smith VENUE Project Arts Centre Cube DATES Wed 15th – Sat 18th Sat 18th at 3.30pm time 9.30pm PRICE €13/10 Duration 45 mins

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ABSOLUT Fringe presents


Project Arts Centre Cube

IRELAND

PAPER BOY + FRIENDS

Neighbours, terrorists, friends. Can the game go too far when we’re all still playing? The Paper Boy is fighting against his own extinction. He’s bending the rules, looking back and making accusations. Loud music, confessions, sex chat and satchels. He’s playing games with imaginative desperation. Frantic performance and live virtual design run in tandem as Engine13 race to provoke your senses. Be incensed and a little bit moved by a group of friends, some criminal acts, a sneaky twist and a 3D world made just for you. A collaboration between a Second Life designer and a very exciting young theatre director makes ABSOLUT Fringe very happy. This experimental performance is for anyone who owned a Commodore 64 or a gameboy. festival director

Company

Engine13 VENUE Project Arts Centre Cube DATES Wed 22nd – Sat 25th PREVIEW Tues 21st MATINEE Sat

25th at 1pm TIME 7.30pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview & matinee) DURATION 60 mins

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NETHER L A NDS/ IR EL A ND

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THE WORK THE WORK

GREATEST HITS

Life, say Fitzgerald & Stapleton, is both absurd and alluring, a grotesque practical joke constantly pulling away chairs from under dignity and reason. Their delight in the details of human existence struggles with their conviction of its futility. Nothing is sane, reality is a hall of distorting mirrors reflecting the grimness of our own pretensions. A piece involving dance, spoken text and film, it also features choreography by Deborah Hay, Michael Klein, DD Dorvillier, Xavier LeRoy and Lucy Guerin. ‘a strange and strong enough experience to suggest that the power of art is in its capacity to puzzle rather than to please’ The New York Times Fitzgerald and Stapleton’s work is challenging, always brave and usually very funny too. Contains nudity and scenes of an explicit nature. Supported by Dance Ireland and Culture Ireland.

Greatest Hits is Operatic Electric sound theatre played on everything from a kettle to a drum machine. For nine months now the band has been busy rehearsing in a living room, teaching themselves to play instruments and write songs. This is dark DIY sound played by four astounding professional dancers, recently turned musicians. They have carefully crafted these original greatest hits for three special performances only. You Can Call me Frances are: Jessica Kennedy, Áine Stapleton, Emma Martin and Justine Cooper. Not only can they dance beautifully, they can also play music. Jessica, Emma, Aine and Justine are just too talented really. festival director

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Fitzgerald & Stapleton VENUE Project Arts

Centre Cube DATES Mon 20th – Wed 22nd TIME

9.30pm PRICE €13/11 DURATION 60 mins

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You can call me Frances VENUE Project Arts

Centre Cube DATES Thurs 23rd – Sat 25th TIME

9.30pm PRICE €13/11 DURATION 60 mins

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THE NEW THEATRE

IRELAND

The Truth of The Moon THE INNOCENT-SEEMING MOON, SO FAR AWAY UP ABOVE US, IS NOT AT ALL WHAT IT SEEMS … IT HIDES A MORE SHOCKING TRUTH THAN ANY OF US CAN EVEN IMAGINE!

Prepare to be astounded by fabled moonologist Felicia Umbral, as she delivers her illustrated lecture about the true nature of the moon. A factual, fantastical exploration of the theories and conspiracies that surround our most loved astronomical neighbour, this is a rare opportunity to meet the passionate moonologist for an evening of lunar lunacy. From writer Simon Doyle (‘Oedipus Loves You’, ‘Off Plan’) comedian Sonya Kelly (‘The Savage Eye’) and director Sophie Motley (‘The Party’). For more information on Umbral’s work visit fumbral.weebly.com Simon Doyle, regular collaborator with PanPan continues to be one of the freshest voices in Irish theatre. His collaboration with Sonya Kelly and Sophie Motley promises to be explosive, funny and anything but dull. festival director

Company

Anu Productions VENUE The New Theatre DATES Tues 14th – Sat 18th

PREVIEW

Mon 13th TIME 6pm PRICE €14/12 (€10 preview) DURATION 45 mins

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Cactus: The Seduction

Side-splitting comedy that is both irresistible love story and carnival of boundless imaginings. Phil wanders through the desert in search of true love, persistently hallucinating that he has an audience, in this surreal, ridiculously funny one-man show. From the director of the music video for 2009 festival hit ‘Die Roten Puntke: Ich bin nicht ein roboter (I am a lion)’. Directed by Mark Chavez of the Pajama Men. ‘Outstanding Solo Performance’, Ottawa Fringe. ‘Best of Fest’ Winnipeg Fringe. ‘Best Male Performer’ Victoria Fringe. ‘Best of Fest’ Toronto & Vancouver Fringes. “ Deserves more exclamation marks than the paper will allow. If you can’t get tickets, it is imperative that you either steal them or sneak in.” ***** Terminal City, Vancouver. Jonno Katz emailed me last year to say he’d love to come to Dublin. Seeing his show made me sure that Dublin would love to see him too. festival director

Company DATES

Jonno Katz – Epicworlds

VENUE

The New Theatre

Mon 13th – Sat 18th time 8pm PRICE €15/12

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IRELAND

The Butcher Babes

I ❤ Alice ❤ I

‘You can’t say me ma is racist; she is fucking fucking you. And I let you touch me…’ Farah Swaleh Noor was nobody until his headless and butchered body parts were discovered in the Dublin’s Royal Canal, where they had been dumped by the so-called Irish ‘Scissor Sisters’. This show gives the stage to the murdered Kenyan immigrant’s missing head and reunites it with his other body parts to tell the tale of how a night of drinks, drugs and sex led to his brutal murder and eventual dismemberment. It is not a true account of what happened, but a tragic-comic re-imagining of what might have been. WARNING: Not suitable for children and vegetarians. Contains scenes of a sexual nature, sort of. Written and Directed by Bisi Adigun. Bisi Adigun returns to the festival exploring a story that shocked Ireland from a unique, African, perspective

Alice and Alice are coming out... finally. This documentary piece is an unflinching and astonishingly personal love story that spans six decades. It is ‘Grey Gardens’ in Dublin. Two exceptional, opinionated women were spotted winking at each other in Crumlin Shopping Centre. Now they’re in a show ... reluctantly. Defying stereotype, they’re here to share with you something they’ve never dared before. A fresh, human and hilarious piece from new company HotForTheatre, I ❤ Alice ❤ I explores the monumental journey of a most unlikely couple. It will seduce you, it will move you, it will touch you … in all the right places. Supported by The Performance Corporation. A heartbreaking story of forbidden love in Dublin will remind you how many taboos still exist in Irish society.

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Company DATES

Arambe Productions VENUE The New Theatre

Tues 21st – Sat 25th PREVIEW Mon 20th TIME

8.30pm PRICE €14/11 (€9.99 preview) DURATION 100 mins

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HotForTheatre VENUE The New Theatre

Wed 22nd – Sat 25th PREVIEW Tues 21st

6pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 60 mins

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AXIS BALLYMUN

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a x i s b a l ly m u n

LIPSTICK SERVICE TURN OFF your phone, PUT OUT your cigarette. These 3 women demand your full attention. No one ever believes a junkie. / No one ever trusts a murderer. / And everyone forgets the weak. Ever wonder about what goes on behind Dublin’s Prison Walls? Ever wonder how the females cope? Getting to the heart of an unseen community, La-di-da are a new theatre company that will give it to you RAW and leave you asking for seconds. La-di-da are young, talented, hard-working and uncomprimising in their quest to tell the truth about the unspoken in their community. festival director

Company

La-di-da Theatre Company VENUE axis, Ballymun (company will be available to

meet audience outside Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus. Bring change!) DATES Wed 22nd – Sat 25th PREVIEW Tues 21st TIME 8.15pm PRICE €9/7 (€7 preview) DURATION 60mins

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SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE

NEUROPOLIS

‘You know these streets. You know these faces. Listen to them. Retrace your steps.’ An amnesiac man awakes and attempts to uncover his lost identity. He journeys through a Dublin out of step with time, encountering fragments of his shattered memory and strangers who lead him astray... Mashing together elements of Beckett, Kafka and the Coen Brothers, Neuropolis is a physical, visual and blackly comic Stage Noir for guys who wear trilbys and girls who wear stockings with a seam down the back. From the award-winning writer of ‘Monged’ and 2009 Fringe hit ‘Basin’. Gary Duggan’s plays have engaged with urban youth culture to huge success. At ABSOLUT Fringe this year he explores the darker side of Dublin using film noir techniques. festival director

Company

Gary Duggan & Gavin Logue VENUE Boys’ School at Smock Alley

Theatre DATES Sat 11th – Fri 17th PREVIEW Fri 10th TIME 8.45pm PRICE €14/11 (€10 preview) DURATION 50 mins

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I N T E R NA T I O NA L / I R E L A N D

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SOH

This is a play about people. They meet. They try. Some talk good hellos, but some talk better goodbyes. Some hope for some small part in another’s dreams. Meet the Watt family - George, a charming, charismatic radio announcer, and his two step-daughters Sophie and Emily. But then there is also Will, and he’s trying to burst his way into their lives. Love, promise and beauty soon reveal hidden reasonings and menacing motives. This is a play about love missed and love messed, love made and love broken. A new work from Spilt Gin Theatre (creators of ‘Andy Warhol’s Nothing Special’), written by James Hickson and directed by Maeve Stone. Maeve Stone and James Hickson fuse experimental writing with a strong visual aesthetic. This new company are ones to watch. festival director

Company

Spilt Gin Theatre VENUE Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Sun 12th – Fri 17th

PREVIEW

Sat 11th TIME 6.30pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 55 mins

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THEATREclub are taking over for one whole week. There’s no tea. There’s no biscuits. You definitely can’t have any sugar. Welcome to the revolution. Please ADVISE: Wear your own clothes. Oh? Oh? You don’t go to theatre? You never… get around to it? WELL YOU’RE COMING NOW! Expect ART. Expect beautiful closing images. Expect to be shouted at, and not to mind. Nobody is gonna pretend to be anyone else but who they are. Nobody is gonna emigrate. There’s no inner monologues. Now, it’s worth bearing in mind that we’re all very YOUNG. But someone will tell you that anyway. Look, we just wanna enjoy ourselves/sweat/change the world. Please come (fall in love)* with us (*optional). THEATREclub are part of PROJECT CATALYST, an initiative of Project Arts Centre THEATREclub Ticket Deal: Ticket for all 3 shows for €32 Since they burst onto the Irish performing arts scene at last year’s ABSOLUT Fringe, THEATREclub have taken over the world. Well, almost. They are back, with three new amazing shows. If you haven’t seen them yet, do it now. In 10 years you’ll be talking about how you were there, THAT night, at THAT THEATREclub show. festival director

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HEROIN

We are fuck ups and we are fucking it up. There’s dust in our mouths, we’re breaking our windows, we can’t remember who we’re voting for. We’ve collapsed all our veins so we’re standing up and shouting. We’re staying in, We’re bailing out, we’re up and away, we’re on, we’re gone. WE’RE GETTING THE FUCK OUT OF HERE. We’re reefing off our rings and buying more gear. Smile. HEROIN is a radical staging of how we got here, and how much we care.

Company

THEATREclub VENUE Studio Theatre

at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Sat 11th – Fri 17th PREVIEW Fri 10th

time

9.45pm PRICE

€14/12 (€10 preview) Duration 70 mins 1 8 5 0 f r i n g e ( 1 8 5 0 3 74 6 4 3 )


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MAXIMUM JOY

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again…

Wanna watch a girl trying to be in a show? It’s set in 1979, in 1990, in a warehouse, in the bedroom of your family home. A girl who’s not called Doireann Coady has gotten to the point where she’s crawling around your kitchen floor. You’re gonna have to kick her out because she is singing very loudly on your front lawn. It’s a struggle, a fight, it’s like playing an old record on repeat. It feels like a movement, a concert or a fire, like ripping up the curtains after a gaff party. You will definitely need a slice of bread to sober up afterwards. Supported by CREATE

Shane is a boy who is no longer a boy scout. He hasn’t climbed a mountain since he was 16. He can’t find his penknife. He seldom sees the sunrise and he’s feeling ging gang gooly gooly gooly gooly washed up. He needs to tell you about it. Last year’s Festival saw him take us to his family home and into his heart for his sold out, Spirit of the Fringe 2009 award nominated show—‘Group Therapy for One’. Come with him into the old. The old that has to be talked about before he can be new. To do that, he needs you.

(C an I Lick the Crumbs from Your Table?)

Company

THEATREclub VENUE Studio Theatre

Company

THEATREclub VENUE Studio Theatre at

at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Wed 15th - Fri

Smock Alley Theatre DATES Sun 12th – Fri 17th

17th PREVIEW Tues 14th

PREVIEW

(€10 preview)

time

Duration

57

5pm PRICE €12/10

40 mins

Sat 11th

(€10 preview)

time

7.15pm PRICE €14/12

Duration

60 mins

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WISH I WERE HERE

WE ARE ALL IN THE GUTTER

Where am I? What is this place? Hitch a ride on our journey to anywhere in a show of extraordinary voyages, spaces and characters. Loaded with bags and baggage we trip along the road of landscape and memory. What have we bundled up? If we carry our world around with us in a suitcase what do we unpack? Bring a map and prepare to send postcards from the horizon of your imagination in this travelogue with a difference. Storytelling with many twists and turns but a good sense of direction, this is a performance for anyone who has ever gone on a journey, left home or tried to create a new one. Directed by Andy Crook (Articulate Anatomy Theatre Company). Recent graduates of IT Sligo team up with director Andy Crook to create this beautiful new physical ensemble piece.

The Noughties. Unaffordable housing, designer bags and career prospects beyond your wildest dreams. David Hare called it ‘the Decade of Looking Away’ - we thought that we could have it all. So what happens when we can no longer live up to our swollen expectations? We Are All In The Gutter looks at what it means to be of the privileged class when your stock has plummeted. The story of a south-side Dublin family, Case Study’s new work investigates the responsibility we must take for our actions. Talented Irish director Edwina Casey makes her ABSOLUT Fringe debut with a pertinent and uncompromising look at how Dublin’s elite are dealing with the fallout from the economic crash. festival director

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Company

The Dock / IT Sligo VENUE Main Space at

Smock Alley Theatre DATES Wed 15th – Sat 18th PREVIEW

Tues 14th TIME 6pm PRICE €12/10

(€9 preview) DURATION 60 mins

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Case Study Productions VENUE Main Space

at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Tues 14th – Sat 18th PREVIEw

Mon 13th TIME 8.30pm PRICE €13/10 (€9

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I R E L A N D/ N ET H E R L A N DS

I LOVE GUNS

Using words as weapons and weapons as words I Love Guns unleashes an explosive power play. A poetic joyride that turns the stage into a creative battlefield of violent verbalisation. Of suppression and rebellion. Strength and vulnerability. Love and power. ‘ I don’t want to hurt you / This is not about hurt / This is about touch / I want to touch you.’ With the shotgun held at point-blank, Gert-Jan Stam aims to restore the authority of the text. And once you shoot, it might get messy … Hitting Dublin fresh from its premiere at Prague Fringe, this is an international production by acclaimed Dutch playwright Gert-Jan Stam and Irish theatre maker Jody O’Neill. The title says it all. This piece, from theatre dynamos Stam and O’Neill will provoke. Not only that, the writing and performance of this remarkable piece will inspire. festival director

Company

Stam vs O’Neill VENUE Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Sun 19th – Sat

25th TIME 7pm PRICE €14/12 DURATION 55 mins

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I R E L A N D / I N T E R NA T I O NA L

THE CAPPUCCINO CULTURE Let’s see what happens when you get Irish, Spanish, Asian, Italian, German, Portuguese, Polish, Iraqi, and French people together. They talk about the weather. And they play pub games. This is Dublin’s fair city – currently the 25th most expensive city in the world, and where seventeen percent of the population have peculiar accents. This is a multilingual piece of theatre where no one performance is the same; a show that explores contemporary Dublin as a cosmopolitan city where different cultures coexist. Be our guest. Have a drink, a bite to eat, and get ready to play a fun game where Dublin is our board and we are all the players. Now that the boom is long gone, hear Ireland’s newest residents give an honest and often hilarious account of their experiences on the Emerald Isle. festival director

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Noelia Ruiz VENUE Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Sat 25th

PREVIEW

Sun 19th TIME 8.45pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 75 mins

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NEVER LOOK IN THE MIRROR WHEN YOU’RE DANCING

Does God hate sex? Should we let homophobic couples marry? And how does the Ku Klux Klan view President Obama? These are just a few of the questions the creator of sell out shows ‘Eco-Friendly Jihad’ and ‘Jesus: The Guantanamo Years’ will attempt to answer in this brand new production. On the night Barack Obama was elected US president, Abie exclusively interviewed the Ku Klux Klan live, scooping CNN, BBC and Fox in the process. With his trademark irreverent take on serious issues, join him on a comic expedition through prejudice and sexuality. “ One of Ireland’s most thought-provoking comedians” Galway City Tribune “A   rising star” Time Magazine Abie Philbin Bowman has been using his sharp and acerbic wit to draw attention to world political issues for some time. He sells out wherever he goes, because he’s brilliant.

There’s me and these 2 ballroom dancers, and we’re going to tell you a story. It’s kind of a true story, about stuff that really happened to us, probably before you were born. No matter how hard I try, I can’t get the dancers to take their eyes off each other. It’s as if they’ve lost someone before, and won’t let it happen again. Come home to Sheffield with us for 3 lives in 30 minutes; lives forged from loss, love and the occasional foxtrot. Featuring Kay Scorah and the founders of Junk Ensemble, Megan Kennedy and Jessica Kennedy. The multi-talented Kay Scorah makes her directorial debut accompanied by festival faves Junk Ensemble. If the energy, enthusiasm and magic she brings to all her other work is even remotely present, this show will be a corker. festival director

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Company Company

Abie Philbin Bowman VENUE Studio Theatre

at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Sat 25th

PREVIEW

(excl. Fri) TIME 9.30pm PRICE €14/11 DURATION 60 mins

PRICE

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HaveMoreFun VENUE Boys’ School at

Smock Alley Theatre DATES Tues 21st – Sat 25th Mon 20th TIME 6.15pm

€12/10 (€8 preview) DURATION 30 mins

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SEX, LIES AND THE KKK


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Thom is a soldier on his way to Afghanistan. He calls to say goodbye to his old friend, Evan, a writer. Together they want to work on Homer’s lost poem, The Little Iliad - the tale of the end of the Trojan War. But first they need to agree on what the story is. One performer is live. The other one isn’t. You listen in on their skype conversation. An intimate piece of theatre about making art and making war from award-winning Canadian company. This young and hugely talented company from Toronto bring a gem of a show to Dublin. Small, intimate and perfectly formed, it is current, deeply moving and thoughtprovoking. festival director

ABSOLUT Fringe Presents

LITTLE ILIAD

Company TIME

One Reed Theatre VENUE Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Sat 25th

1.15pm & 6pm (6pm only on Mon 20th) PRICE €12/10 (all shows) DURATION 40 mins

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DELICIOUS O’GRADY How many potatoes does it take to kill an Irishman? None! Delicious O’Grady is a tragicomedy set in the time of the Great Irish Famine (though it wasn’t that great). Inspired by the satirical works of Flann O’Brien, this circus theatre piece tells the tale of a family and its demise during the great hunger. It is a story of love, loss and potatoes. Colm O’Grady depicts the story of his imaginary ancestors with irreverence, wit and high level physical skills, presenting a show that is touching, hilarious and uplifting. Caution: Contains nudity and potatoes. Circus, comedy and the Irish Famine. It might sound like a bizarre combination but believe me it works. You’ll be on your feet by the end of this show. festival director

Company

Colm O’Grady VENUE Main Space

at Smock Alley Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Sat 25th TIME

Directed by Cal Mc Crystal Cirque du Soleil, The Mighty Boosh

8.15pm PRICE €14/11 DURATION 65 mins

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BEWLEY’S CAFé THEATRE

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City West Side Story Is it a play? Is it a comedy? Is it a musical? It’s the harmonious marriage of three worlds in a syncopated fiasco that breaks a few boundaries. The original score, witty script and comical tone echo the frequency of modern Ireland, a country transformed, devoured and reanimated by the Tiger that came and conquered. Meet the high-spirited, playful characters who will keep you blissfully elevated with their marvellous ignorance and melodious gibberish and keep you steeped in a giddy frenzy of optimism and brutal hilarity. Treat your senses to an evening of indulgent impishness! Written by and starring Eleanor Tiernan, Fred Cooke and Nicola Gainey. Rehearsal space provided by Draíocht Eleanor Tiernan has been blazing up a storm on the alternative comedy circuit. Her new show marks a departure into more theatrical territory. festival director

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Fredelnick VENUE Bewley’s Café Theatre DATES Tues 14th – Sat 18th PREVIEW

Mon 13th TIME 6pm (9pm on Thurs 16th) PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 60 mins

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SHOW IN A BAG PRESENTED BY ABSOLUT Fringe/ Fishamble: the new play company/Irish Theatre Institute Be one of the FIrst to see some of Ireland’s best loved actors perform new works created especially for them, in collaboration with Fishamble’s Gavin Kostick, before they head off to venues around the country.

Mon 13th – 1pm Will Irvine & Karl Quinn Connected (working title) What happens when the boundaries between our online world and our daily lives start to blur? An irresistible high speed romp through the meaning of friendship, in analogue and digital. Tues 14th – 1pm Aonghus Og McAnally Fight Night A failed amateur boxer, living in his successful father’s shadow, makes a determined final push for a phoenix-like rebirth to the big leagues. Wed 15th – 1pm John Cronin & Caitríona Ní Mhurchú The Sit (working title) God doesn’t play dice. But in a world where there is no such thing as business as usual - who cares? Because after all there’s money to be made... Thurs 16th – 1pm Eimear O’Grady An Irish Psaltar (working title) For three thousand years the great psalms of David have provided a voice for people in despair, joy, hope, doubt and loneliness. In original music and story, Cellist and Performer Eimear O’Grady leads us through a selection of these ancient texts. Thurs 16th – 6pm David Heap LOVE + FURY: The Passion of Jonathan Swift Jonathan Swift was a man of wideranging genius and raging emotion. David Heap uses Swift’s own words to show his love of Stella, his contempt for Bankers and his Modest Proposal for curing Ireland’s ills.

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Bewley’s Café Theatre

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Greenstick Boy IN. RE IR LE ALNADN D

Ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn’t have fallen in love with? Ever tried to write a letter to someone who isn’t there? A one woman show about punk, Irish dancing, heroin addiction, Dagenham, Irish mammies, boy-friends (not BOYFRIENDS), and the excruciating sense of loss for someone you didn’t think meant that much... really. This startlingly piquant tragic comedy is served up with some cracking incidental music, directed by Sarah Tipple (Old Vic, New Voices Award) and written and performed by Maggie Cronin (Kate McGuire, BBC 1 TV’s ‘Doctors’). ‘Lyrical brilliance … a lesson in storytelling’**** Fest magazine Maggie Cronin’s coming of age story is nostalgic and familiar in all the right ways. One for anyone who has loved and lost. festival director

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Maggie Cronin VENUE Bewley’s Café Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Sat 25th TIME 1pm (additional

performance on Sat 25th at 6pm) PRICE €12/10 (lunch not included) DURATION 60 mins

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RETURN

PRESENTED BY MAC AND POLARBEAR, IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY

Returning to a home he once left, Noah finds a world where much appears the same but nothing really is. Depicted in heart rendering detail, narrative is combined with distinctive visual and lighting design to tell this universal tale of a man attempting to find out where he belongs. A spoken word artist with a style that straddles genres, Polarbear’s urban rhymes are stretched to a new form in this adventurous work – part screenplay, part lyrical journey. This is a unique opportunity in storytelling that challenges you, like a film director, to envision each scene as it unfolds. Directed by Yael Shavit. Designed by Marie Blunck. Written by and starring Polarbear. Developed at BAC and commissioned by the Live Literature Consortium. Somewhere between a seanchaí and The Streets is Polarbear, a storyteller of exceptional talent, who is leading the way in U.K’s spoken-word scene. festival director

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Polarbear VENUE Bewley’s Café Theatre DATES Mon 20th – Fri 24th

6pm PRICE €12/10 DURATION 50 mins

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IRELAND

P L AY ER S T HE AT RE

Strollinstown Richie Grace needs your vote! If he doesn’t get it, he’ll lose a lot more than the Strollinstown council by-election. He’ll lose his wife, his business, but worst of all he’ll lose the villa in Torremolinos! With the vote fast approaching, the unexpected return of someone from Richie’s past puts him in danger of losing everything in this darkly comic tale. Daring character comedians Diet of Worms invite you into the murky world of Strollinstown, where scheming is believing. So come along on Election Day and vote Richie Grace No. 1. “Clever and frequently hilarious” Hot Press “Reminiscent of a young Monty Python ensemble” The Skinny Edinburgh. These satirical sketches from one of Dublin’s most exciting new comedy acts get me laughing. And that’s why I want you to see them. festival director

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Diet of Worms VENUE Players Theatre DATES Mon 13th - Fri 17th PREVIEW Sun 12th

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Sat 18th at 3pm TIME 9pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview & matinee) DURATION 75 mins

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FAT

FAT is about skinny bitches, skinny lattes and skinny jeans. FAT is about the leftover pizza you had for breakfast. FAT is learning HOW TO LOOK GOOD NAKED. FAT is video chat. Channel hopping. wots ur name sxy? FAT is looking at photos of strangers on Facebook, and LOL-ing. FAT is skinny, ugg-mug, butter-face and junk-in-the-trunk. FAT is about being trapped in the television. And not sure of the way out. FAT is being, watching, and being watched. Talking Shop are trying to see if they can even make theatre about FAT. And they want you to watch them as they try. After their sell out success last year with Ann & Barry, Talking Shop Ensemble return with a provocative and yet wholeheartedly pop exploration of female identity. festival director

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Talking Shop Ensemble VENUE Players Theatre DATES Tues 14th – Sat 18th PREVIEW Mon 13th

7pm, additional 9pm performance on Sat 18th PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 60 mins

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Come and meet our makers of destiny. You will be introduced to The Three Fates - Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos as they spin, measure and cut the thread of life. Inspired by the Moirae, three Greek figures of destiny, The Spinner is a physical dance show that uses movement to express how these Gods work together. With live music on viola, this piece will transport you to a community of deities where dance becomes the means to construct human fate. An intimate performance, it reminds us we are all connected through the common thread of life.

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Aoife McAtamney/D.I.S.H Dance Collective VENUE DanceHouse DATES Wed 22nd –

Fri 24th PREVIEW Tues 21st TIME 1pm PRICE €8 (€7 preview) DURATION 40 mins

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Dance in Progress

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A Study in Absence / A Study in Presence

This is in the making. This is where we find meaning. This is what it is. This is the story of how we came to be in this space together now … with you. This is here. This is what we make of it. Ireland’s leading integrated dance company Croí Glan are excited to have the opportunity to work with renowned award winning choreographer Adam Benjamin (cofounder of CanDoCo) and super virtuosic disabled dancer James O’ Shea (recent winner of BBC3’s Dancing on Wheels) for this twenty minute piece.

Two unique performers from Ireland, Nick Bryson and Eimhin Shortt take a refreshing look at our perception of dance and juggling. With unquenchable determination to compare the corresponding appeals of each artform, they give a check-up to a patient in need of assessment, a last-ditch treatment and psychological counselling. Along the way there are some rather surprising exhibitions of skill and lyrical beauty. From a young company described by The Irish Times as ‘Simple, clever and hilarious’, this new performance is a highly original contemporary dance work that questions its own accessibility to the audience as it takes place.

These are work in progress studio showings.

Company VENUE

Croí Glan Integrated Dance / Legitimate Bodies Dance Company

DanceHouse DATES Tues 21st – Fri 24th TIME 3.30pm PRICE €8

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BERLIN LOVE TOUR IRELAND

A guided tour of Berlin on the streets of Dublin. Welcome to Berlin! Walk through this famously divided city and journey into the depths of the human heart. Visit the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate and the notorious site of Hitler’s bunker. Hear stories of tragedy and lost love. Your experienced and charming guide will reveal the secrets of this city of angels and ruins, and may have a few stories of her own to tell along the way. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and bring an open heart. Directed by Tom Creed. Performed by Hilary O’Shaughnessy. Written by Lynda Radley. Playgroup transform Dublin into Berlin. Surely that’s reason enough to see this show. Another reason might be that Playgroup have proved to be one of the bravest and most tuned in theatre companies that have emerged in Ireland in recent years.

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“ The best performances I have seen on the Fringe in any year”— Irish Theatre Magazine on “Soap”!

Company

Playgroup VENUE Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector

Greys DATES Sat 11th – Sat 25th (excl Mondays) PREVIEW Thurs 9th & Fri 10th

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6.30pm PRICE €18/15 (€15 preview)

Duration

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FROM THE HEART In devastation there is beauty. In all that is faded and worn something new must bloom. This place is rare. It tells our story, it echoes those that have gone before. Look around you. There are whispers of histories, adventures unfolding and secrets being shared. Experience our search for redemption in this crumbling Georgian mansion. Pain brought us here but now we’re finding the way out. Come along, our arms are open. What lies around the corner can only make us better. Winner of The Performance Corporation’s SPACE Production Award. Actors White and Nic Chonaonaigh have an uncanny power to create moments of great truth and beauty. From the haunted hospital of last year’s ‘Nurse Me’, they now turn to a crumbling mansion for inspiration. festival director

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Louise White and Kate Nic Chonaonaigh VENUE 13 North Great George’s Street DATES Mon 13th –

Sun 19th PREVIEW Sat 11th TIME 6.30pm & 8pm PRICE €15/12 (€10 preview) DURATION 40 mins

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ALL THIS AND A HILL OF BEANS

How does a witty, loudmouth Yank with two degrees and an overinflated ego end up slinging lattés on Harcourt Road? Through monologue, improv and the dark art of foam ornamentation, barista Jenna Logan lays bare the hidden side of café work and in the process tries to reconcile the gap between where she thought she’d be and where she is. A show for anyone who suspects that their true potential may not yet be fully realised. Directed by filmmaker Conor Horgan, the show takes place in an actual coffee shop and coffees will be provided; decaf served with a side of mockery. Besides being an amazing barista, Jenna Logan is also one of the most entertaining people I’ve ever met. You will want her to be your nbf. festival director

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Jenna Logan VENUE The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road DATES Sun 12th – Wed 22nd

(excl. Wed 15th) PREVIEW Fri 10th & Sat 11th TIME 6.30pm PRICE €11/9 (€8 preview) DURATION 30 mins

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world’s end lane For over 100 years, Monto was the most notorious red light district in Europe.  Presided over by infamous Madams and fortune-tellers, lost strangers sought sex, guidance and the divine. You and I will be the strangers. Immerse yourself in a fragile and intimate encounter, exhuming an area of Dublin that no longer exists, as presented by the multi-award winning company that brought you last year’s festival favourite, ‘Basin’. Presented in association with The Lab. Supported by Rough Magic Hub. Anu Productions have brought a unique feeling to some of the most special shows at ABSOLUT Fringe in recent years. This exploration of one of Dublin’s darkest secrets promises to be an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to get a ticket. festival director

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Anu Productions VENUE The Lab, Foley Street DATES Mon 13th  – Sat 25th (no shows 12th, 14th &

19th) PREVIEW Sat 11th TIME 1pm, 2pm & 4pm (on 11th), 6pm, 7pm & 8pm (on 13th, 16th, 20th, 21st & 23rd), 1pm, 6pm 7pm & 8pm (on 15th, 17th, 22nd & 24th) and 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm (on 18th & 25th) PRICE €15 (€10 preview) DURATION 50 mins

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CLEANER IRELAND

From the creators of ‘Red Lola’ comes an alternative adult fairytale about a woman who falls in love with her sweeping brush. Martha is a cleaner; but life is not work and work is not living. Cleaning other people’s mess can get a little tedious, but Martha is no ordinary cleaner. Using puppetry, dance and domestic cleaning products, Cleaner provides a touching glimpse into the inner life of a woman on the edge of society as Martha relives loves lost, loves dreamed and loves endured. Also available for a limited number of private performances in your own home. Email info@asylumtheatre.com for details. A subtle comment on the widening casm between communities in Irish society, Medb Lambert gives us a glimpse of the fantastical inner life of Martha, in a spell-binding performance. festival director

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Asylum Productions VENUE Tiesan Caféat Filmbase DATES Sat 11th – Sat 18th TIME 3pm & 5pm

€10/8 DURATION 30 mins

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THE ROOM IN THE TOWER Part of Roger Doyle’s latest composition series, this is cinema for the ear. A soundtrack for an imaginary film, it reveals a horror story based on a recurring nightmare. In the dimly lit room of a haunted house in the early 20th century, a story unfolds through recorded dialogue, electronic sounds and the ethereal live vocals of Vyvienne Long, with Doyle on piano. A tale that will linger long after you’ve witnessed it. Scripted by Carlo Gebler. Ticket price includes access to an exclusive Room In The Tower music download by Roger Doyle. The Godfather of the experimental Irish music scene takes the stage after a long absence in the spooky surrounds of the Kevin Barry Room. festival director

I AM A MAN The checkout operator, unnoticed, invisible, scans — Beep — Beep — Beep — butter, bread, bananas, transform into barcodes, your choices noted and numbered. — Beep — Beep — Beep — The checkout operator, unnoticed, invisible, looks up, smiles – you pack your bags. Looks up, smiles – you take out your card. Looks up, smiles – you leave. — Beep — Beep — Beep — being invisible is dangerous, being invisible is lethal. For who? The supermarket checkout operator occupies the in-between space linking community and consumerism, the in-between space where reality becomes ambiguous. Set in a reclaimed vacant retail unit, this wholly original work combines theatre, movement and music. Written by Iris Park. Performed by Una MacNulty. A chance to look behind the face of your supermarket cashier, exploring the darker depths of commercial transactions. festival director

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Roger Doyle/General Practice VENUE Kevin

Barry Room, National Concert Hall DATES Tues 14th - Sat 18th PREVIEW Mon 13th TIME8.30pm PRICE

€15/12 (€11 preview) DURATION 55 mins

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Nodding Dog Theatre Company VENUE Top

Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre DATES Thurs 16th – Sat 18th, Wed 22nd – Sat 25th PREVIEW

Wed 15th TIME 1.10pm PRICE €10/8 (€8

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ADVENTURES OF A MUSIC NERD (NOT SNOB!) Ronan Leonard hit 30, it didn’t hit him. Looking back, it’s apparent that his only important, intimate relationship has been with music. Unintentionally soundtracking his life, he has preserved each memory and event, big, small, arbitrary and momentous, with an associated song; from Arab Strap to the Beatles. Basing the show on 30 shuffled songs, no one performance will be the same as Ronan guides you on this scavenger hunt of musical memories. Join this self described music nerd (not snob!) as he shares the highs and lows of the last 30 years over a round of Ringo: Music Bingo. Sometimes a song can unleash a flood of memories.  Come together to relive them on the top of a bus in one of your favourite Dublin pubs. festival director

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Corksongs featuring Dee VENUE The Bernard Shaw DATES Wed 15th – Fri 17th

7.15pm & 8.45pm PRICE €12/10 DURATION 45 mins

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THE VERTICAL RHYTHM CLUB

Let’s face the music and dance! A night of swinging cabaret, music and dancing featuring Cuckoo Savante. Inspired by the Jazz Era, discover the glamour and charm of the coolest joint in town - a decadent night with zany and stylish interludes from Bella a Go Go, Dorothy Darker, the Vaudeville Vamps, the Hep Cats, and guests. Don your vintage apparel and let the recession take a back seat to the rhythm and beat. ‘Ridiculously good fun ... Irresistible’ The Irish Times How could I not programme this well loved festival favourite? They return, by popular demand, in a new venue. festival director

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DubLindy VENUE The Button Factory DATES Mon 20th TIME Doors 8.30pm PRICE €16 180 mins

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WHAT THE FOLK!

PRESENTED BY SIAMSA TÍRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE IRISH LANDMARK TRUST

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What the Folk is it all about? Uncover what lies fermenting between the jigs and the reels at the heart of Ireland’s National Folk Theatre. This is an intimate and revealing session for the culturally curious - part storytelling, part impromptu knees-up, looking beyond the clichés to the passion and pain of a lifetime of practice, graft and dedication. Find out about the bubblewrap horses, how the steps talk and fingers dance, the 40 sheep, the embarrassing scenes and the amorous undertones. Visit us in a bit of Georgian elegance at 25 Eustace Street, and be part of the conversation! Whatever you thought we were, you were probably wrong… Directed by Jo Mangan of The Performance Corporation. Supported by The Irish Landmark Trust. Perhaps the last company you would expect to see in ABSOLUT Fringe, the National Folk Theatre present an up-to-date documentary piece, inviting the audience into their temporary home. festival director

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The National Folk Theatre of Ireland VENUE 25 Eustace Street DATES Thurs 16th – Sun 19th, Wed

22th – Sun 26th (1pm only on Sun 26th) PREVIEW Thurs 16th (1pm only) TIME 1pm & 7pm PRICE €13/10 (€9 preview) DURATION 45 mins

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Let’s face it: we live in a post-fact society, where what matters isn’t so much what’s true but what we FEEL is true. Science facts under attack, political yelling instead of debate-how do we, the rational, compete on this new playing field? True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes is designed to teach you how to cope in the changing landscape of truth. Our hosts guide you through a panoply of topics and activities— different every night—testing your ability to adapt to the new reality. Everyone gets to play; everyone can win that real cash! Winner of The Performance Corporation’s SPACE Production Award. Megan Riordan returns to ABSOLUT Fringe after travelling the world with her 2008 hit ‘Luck’. This new show is an even more tantalizing proposition than her last. I can’t think of a better game show host to spend an hour with.

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True Enough! THE INTERACTIVE POST-FACT GAME SHOW WITH REAL CASH PRIZES

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Making Strange VENUE Pantibar DATES Sat 18th – Sat 25th PREVIEW Fri 17th

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I hate normal shop-shopping. I like charity shop, flea-market, car-boot sale shopping. So I am opening the Help Me! Help Me! charity shop, and I want you to come and rummage. Talk to strangers, rearrange the merchandise, haggle, browse, engage me in long chats about the weather and your ailments. I’m the charity. You can take my things; just give me something that will help me in exchange - a tune, some cake, your company, a cure for loneliness, 40 cent… Daily tea, cake and chat at 3pm. Please be generous, everything must go. For venue details see helpmehelpme.com Winner of The Performance Corporation’s SPACE Production Award. / Priscilla Robinson has been commissioned as part of PROJECT CATALYST, an initiative of Project Arts Centre. Priscilla Robinson truly is unique in the most fabulous way. I’ve often admired her charity shop purchases and now’s a chance for you to get your hands on them, and perhaps impart or recieve some advice into the bargain. festival director

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Priscilla Robinson VENUE For more details visit www.helpmehelpme.com

DATES

Thurs 23rd –

Sun 26th TIME 12pm – 5pm PRICE Free, no ticket required.

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A FEAST FOR ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS: EXPERIMENTAL

EVENSONG IN CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL PRESENTED BY TOM LANE

When a choir takes collective control of a musical service, anything might happen. The nationally renowned Christ Church Cathedral Choir, in collaboration with composer Tom Lane, present this radical re-interpretation of the service of Evensong in a way never attempted before. Set in one of Dublin’s most iconic buildings, expect a reimagined ancient tradition in a thoroughly modern context, Religion and theatre unified by ritualised processes and group improvisation combined with established form. This exciting performance will only happen once—don’t regret missing it. Art and spirituality come together in this experimental performance of a traditional ritual. Regardless of your religion, or lack of religion, you are welcome at this very special performance.

RED LINE DEAD LINE After being incarcerated for breaking the Law - Newton’s Second - Whiplash have had to undergo a term of rehabilitation. But due to lax parole laws and moderately good behaviour they’ve been allowed out to present this latest offering, aimed specifically at insomniacs, late risers and the work shy. Set in the aftermath of a local geo/ bio incident and drawing inspiration from one of Shakespeare’s moodiest characters, they present a story of Love, Debt and The Loving Dead. An exciting visceral comedy – expect quantum entanglement, Rube Goldberg Machines, IEDs and Community Service. Possibly the first ever 3am theatre performance in Dublin, Whiplash have moved indoors, but their spirit is still as bold and ambitious as it ever was. festival director

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Tom Lane and the Christ Church

Cathedral Choir VENUE Christ Church Cathedral DATES

Sat 25th TIME 5pm PRICE Free, no ticket required

DURATION

45 mins

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Whiplash Productions VENUE The

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ABSOLUT Fringe Presents

OUTDOOR EVENTS

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Escape from the Dead Zoo

Re-opened and revitalised, Dublin’s own Dead Zoo has once again come to life. Find a safe spot to watch as the animals break free to roam the grasslands of Merrion Square. Large and small scale puppetry bring the creatures to life in this incredible spectacle of physical theatre. Inspired by the Natural History Museum and based on tales from within, this is for anyone who has marvelled and gasped in this fabulous place and is intrigued by its facts and taxidermied delights. Suitable for all ages, especially those who enjoy the animal kingdom. Movement Direction – Monika Bieniek / Music – Chris Mc Loughlin / Photographer – Andreas Pettersson / Creative team – Andrew Clancy, Edward Rourke, Matthew Kennedy, Paul McDonnell. Following on from last year’s heart-warming ‘WaterWorn’, Ger Clancy creates a new spectacle of utterly unique creatures. festival director

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Ger Clancy and the Creative Collective V E N U E Merrion Square (East end)

Sun 19th T I M E 3pm P R I C E Free, no ticket required D U R AT I O N 60 mins 1 8 5 0 f r i n g e ( 1 8 5 0 3 74 6 4 3 )


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THE BRIDAL SOLUTION

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Seeking collaborators in search of new ritual, free of Catholic reverence and stifling, institutionalised thinking. A busking bridezilla will terrorise engagement ring shoppers at various jewellers throughout the week. Come week’s end, an explosive homage to the artist, Niki de St. Phalle – involving paintballing and a wedding dress – will take place in the city centre. Join this AWOL bride as she attempts to re-invent the fantasy and the virginal phallacy of the conventional Catholic bride and all she upholds. Join this creative riot, this joyous renunciation, this colourful celebration of love from the creator of 2009 festival hit ‘Madame Butterfly’. Donations gratefully received from rioteers and innocent bystanders alike. Aideen McDonald shocked, awed and wowed with last year’s ‘Madame Butterfly’, performed in a shop front on Crane Lane. Make sure to catch this bridezilla-with-a-difference in all the usual, bride-like haunts of Dublin city.

A social experiment that questions the possibilities of community in a mostly transient space. me&him&you were attracted to this unique location, and they invite you, the community, to re-imagine this laneway. From dawn until dusk for eight days of the festival – seating created from found objects, planting and music (directly influenced by laneway users) will inhabit this space. Bursting with vitality, activity and interaction – take a detour and visit The Laneway. For more information please visit www.meandhimandyou.com. Making you think about public space with fresh eyes, me&him&you will transform Dame Lane into a peoplewatching paradise. festival director

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Aideen McDonald VENUE Car lot on

Sycamore Street (behind Olympia Theatre) DATES

Sat 18th TIME 2pm – 4pm PRICE Free, no ticket

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me&him&you VENUE Dame Lane

Thurs 16th – Sun 19th, Thurs 23rd –

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The Hidden Garden

Company VENUE

Garvan Gallagher Photography

Summer Row Community Garden,

‘It’s like going to mass’ is how one local resident describes her time in one of the most charming and unlikely secret retreats in the city. This uplifting film maps the transformation of an urban dumping ground in the North Inner City into a vibrant community growing space. Winter surrenders to spring as the characters and the space come to life while the goodwill and honest nature of the local residents spill out like the cups of tea poured in their hundreds. As informative as it is inspirational, don’t miss the chance to see this heart-warming film screened in The Hidden Garden. Arrive early if you’d like to potter around the garden! Rooted in its local community and quintessentially Fringe in its attitude, the community garden in Summerhill is a treasure not to be missed. festival director

Summer St. North (access from North Circular Road) DATES Thurs 23rd – Sat 25th TIME

8.30pm PRICE €8 DURATION 70 mins

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You are required to bring with you in a back-pack. (see website for most up to date sports-day checklist): 1 friend who needs invigorating (possible swaps available) / Raincoat and warm clothing / 1 cardboard box (any size, folded) / 1 water carrier (plastic container) / 1 x packed lunch / Any protective gear you wish to bring with you

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Merrion Square

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Sat 25th

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COMMUNITY GAMES

Tired of looking at the same old faces? Need a few new jokes? Trade in your mates for the day and get some good quality second hand ones! Through the creative medium of highly inventive sport, a new (re-hashed) dynamic group of friends and associates will be formed. Share your sportskill and creative winning abilities at the Fringe Community Games. Make sure to arrive on time as teams will be formed early (and possibly colour coded). And remember, points also make …. PRIZES! Prizes will be presented for first, second and third places and of course, best-est new friends. Expect relay racing, robot-building, tug-of-war, egg & spoon race; you might see anything happen. Cabbage tossing anyone? Following on from our experiments in pervasive gaming last year, Community Games is for everybody. It’s a free, guaranteed fun day out for you and all your gang. festival director

12pm – 4pm

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SPECIAL EVENTS

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INFORMATION TOOLBOX Irish Theatre Institute’s 5th annual Information Toolbox, a key networking event, is produced specifically with the needs of new and emerging theatre and dance companies/artists in mind. Information Toolbox has evolved to also provide an ideal environment for new and emerging Irish companies/artists to promote shows, pitch work to venues and festivals and begin dialogue with key funding agencies and support organisations. This event has evolved to also provide the participants with an opportunity to meet and engage with international organisations and presenters. The objective is for these companies and artists to investigate the possibility of re-mounting their shows following ABSOLUT Fringe or, indeed, to create new work in the future. ITI is delighted to partner with ABSOLUT Fringe and Fishamble: the New Play Company on the first ever Show in a Bag initiative. Information Toolbox is an ideal platform for these five new small-scale artist led shows to be promoted to presenting venues and festivals around Ireland. ITI’s Information Toolbox is funded by The Arts Council, Culture Ireland and Dublin City Council. Book a place directly through Irish Theatre Institute www.irishtheatreinstitute.ie Contact Jen Coppinger Information & Events Manager 01 670 4906 jcoppinger@irishtheatreinstitute.ie Company DATES

Irish Theatre Institute

VENUE

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys

September 17th TIME 9.30am – 1.30pm PRICE €20 per person (€35 for two

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RADIO ACTIVE Ten days of the festival. Ten tiny audio bombs. FEATURING: SORCHA KENNY / Fiona Sheil and David Turpin / Jack Cawley / George Higgs / Fitzgerald AND Stapleton / Una McKevitt / Yvonne O’Reilly / Seán Ó CuirEáin / Veronica Dyas / Donal SarsFeld / Feidlim Cannon and Gary keegan (BROKENTALKERS)

Listen in to RTÉ Choice online (www.rte.ie/ digitalradio/choice) Monday to Friday of the festival to catch the work of ten artists and makers who are braving the radio waves for the first time. Each morning, RTÉ producer Ronan Kelly will work with the participants and a few minutes of radio magic will be put together and broadcast later that day at 6pm, 11.50pm and the next morning 9.30am. All the RadioActive pieces will also be available to stream and download from the RTÉ and the festival’s websites after their first broadcast. This is sound, this is noise, this is art, this is story, this is new. This is jumping in ears first. About RadioActive In June this year Dublin Fringe

Festival and RTÉ called for applications from all kinds of artists who engage with the world we live in through science, politics, sound, images, documentary, community and beyond to take part in RadioActive. After a massive response to the call out, twenty projects were selected to go through to a short radio production crash course in June with RTÉ producer Ronan Kelly. Writers, photographers, dancers, theatre makers, visual artists, composers all went back to school, knuckled down and hammered out some incredible all-new radio ideas. These final ten projects came out of that course.

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www.rte.ie/digitalradio/choice

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Broadcast at 6pm, 11.50pm & repeated at 9.30am the following day,

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Mon 13th – Fri 17th, Mon 20th – Fri 24th

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ABSOLUT Fringe Awards 2010

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absolut fringe awards 2010 Every year hundreds of artists, makers and companies come out in their droves to craft the most exciting, most original, most inventive work that you’ll see anywhere. Often this work is made with nothing more than a tiny budget, and a sackload of favours. And, of course, enough energy and creativity to spark another volcanic eruption. As a small tribute to these powerhouses, the ABSOLUT Fringe Awards are a chance to recognise and celebrate the best of the best, and to spur them on to greater heights.

Spirit of the Fringe Commissioning Award in association with Project Arts Centre A highly prestigious award that combines a commission to present work in Project Arts Centre in next year’s ABSOLUT Fringe, along with €4,000 to get the show up and running. This is the golden ticket into the 2011 festival! Fishamble New Writing Award Presented to the best play by a new or emerging Irish (or Irish-based) playwright premiered during ABSOLUT Fringe, the Fishamble New Writing Award includes the prize of a scholarship place on one of Fishamble’s acclaimed playwriting courses, dramaturgical support and a stipend towards the playwright’s next play, generously sponsored by Fishamble: The New Play Company. In the consideration of this award, the idea of new writing is interpreted broadly and ABSOLUT Fringe artists have been encouraged to consider submitting new works in the area of dance, performance art, music, multi-author, post-dramatic works and so on. Previous recipients of this coveted award are Shona McCarthy for “Married to the Sea”, Elaine Murphy for “Little Gem”, and Grace Dyas for “Rough”. Bewley’s Café Theatre ‘Little Gem’ Award Bewley’s Café Theatre is Ireland’s foremost presenter of Lunchtime Theatre and is delighted and proud to continue to sponsor the Bewley’s Café Theatre ‘Little Gem’ Award for the most exciting show under an hour in length presented at this year’s Fringe. The prize for winning the award is a two-week run at Bewley’s Café Theatre some time in the next year with €2,000 available to the company to pay for the remount. Best Production Presented to the show or event that displays excellence in every area of production, this awards the company or artist €750 – going someway to acknowledge the enormous work and talent that is put into presenting work at the festival. Best Design (set, lighting, sound, costume and/or graphic design) €500 goes to the talented winner of this award for outstanding lighting, set, sound, costume and/or graphic design. Best Male Performer and Best Female Performer What it says on the tin. Worth a cool €500 each. ABSOLUT Award for Best Off-Site Production Specifically for artists and companies making work in unusual places – this brand new award, courtesy of our title sponsor ABSOLUT, comes with a whopping €1,500 cash prize!

The awards will take place on Sunday 26th at 9pm. Due to limited capacity, tickets will only be available to artists participating in the festival.

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THURSDAY9TH 1pm

The Ballet Ruse (p) Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour (p) Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

7pm

My Life in Dresses (p) Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

8pm

MEDEA (p) Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

9pm

As you are now so once were we (p) Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

FRIDAY10TH 1pm

The Ballet Ruse (p) Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour (p) Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans (p) The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

7pm

My Life in Dresses (p) Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

8pm

MEDEA (p) Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.45pm

Neuropolis (p) Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

9pm

As you are now so once were we (p) Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9.45pm

HEROIN (p) Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

SATURDAY11TH 1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street (p) 50 mins pg.75

2pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street (p) 50 mins pg.75

2pm

Anybody Waitin’? North Earl Street 30 mins pg.16

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

4pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

4pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street (p) 50 mins pg.75

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

6pm

FML – F*CK MY LIFE Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 85 mins pg.39

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans (p) The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

Soh (p) Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

From the Heart (p) 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

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7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again... (p)

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

8pm

Macnas: The Wild Hunt and the Sleepwalker – A Nocturnal Ballad

Collins Barracks 60 mins pg.12

8pm

From the Heart (p) 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

9pm

As you are now so once were we Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9pm

Taylor Mac in Concert: Comparison is Violence or The Ziggy Stardust Meets Tiny Tim Songbook

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.26

9.30pm

Anybody Waitin’? Pygmalion 30 mins pg.16

9.30pm

Jerk Project Arts Centre Cube 55 mins pg.46

9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

12 midnight The Rubberbandits Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.33

SUNDAY12TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

4pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

6pm

Anybody Waitin’? The Bernard Shaw 30 mins pg.16

6pm

FML – F*CK MY LIFE Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 85 mins pg.39

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again…

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

9pm

Strollinstown (p) Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

Voicebox Miranda Sings ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.33

9pm

As you are now so once were we Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9.30pm

Jerk Project Arts Centre Cube 55 mins pg.46

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9.45pm HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56 10.30pm

VoiceBox with Miranda Sings

Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.33

MONDAY13TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

1pm

Connected (working title) – Show in a Bag Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.65

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

City West Side Story (p) Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

6pm

The Truth of The Moon (p) The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

My Body Travels (Live Collision) Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 60 mins pg.40

6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

7pm

FAT (p) Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pG.18

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again…

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter (p) Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower (p) Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

8.30pm

Anybody Waitin’? Shebeen Chic 30 mins pg.16

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

9pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

As you are now so once were we Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9.30pm

Jerk Project Arts Centre Cube 55 mins pg.46

96

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9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

10pm

Reverend Deadeye (No Man Gospel Band)

Festival Club ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.33

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

TUESDAY14TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

9am

Anybody Waitin’? Outside the Social Welfare Office, North Cumberland Street 30 mins pg.16

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

1pm

Fight Night - Show in a Bag Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.65

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase30 mins pg.76

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

MAXIMUM JOY (Can I Lick the Crumbs from Your Table?) (p)

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.57

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

City West Side Story Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

6pm

The Truth of The Moon The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

Wish I Were Here (p) Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour

Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

There’s A Hole In My Heart That Goes All The Way To China (Live Collision)

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 60 mins pg.41

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again...

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

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9pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

As you are now so once were we Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9.30pm

Jerk Project Arts Centre Cube 55 mins pg.46

9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

10pm

The Importance of Being Shinoxcy

Festival Club ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 50 mins pg.33

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

WEDNESDAY15TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

1pm

The Sit (working title) – Show in a Bag Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.65

1.10pm

I Am A Man (p) Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

MAXIMUM JOY (Can I Lick the Crumbs from Your Table?)

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.57

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

The Truth of The Moon The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

Wish I Were Here Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

6pm

City West Side Story Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

My Husband is a Spaceman (Live Collision)

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 60 mins pg.41

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again...

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

7.15pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

98

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8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

MEDEA (and post show discussion) Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

8.45pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

9pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

As you are now so once were we Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 90 mins pg.38

9.30pm

the next two days of everything Project Arts Centre Cube 45 mins pg.47

9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

10pm

Anybody Waitin’? Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 30 mins pg.34

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

THURSDAY16TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

1pm

An Irish Psaltar (working title) - Show in a Bag Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.65

1pm

What the Folk! (p) 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

MAXIMUM JOY (Can I Lick the Crumbs from Your Table?)

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.57

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

LOVE & FURY: The Passion of Jonathan Swift - Show in a Bag

Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.65

6pm

The Truth of The Moon The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

Wish I Were Here Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

99

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6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again…

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

7.15pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

Anybody Waitin’? The Globe 30 mins pg.16

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

8.45pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

9pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

City West Side Story Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

9pm

Pocket Jazz Fest ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 150 mins pg.28

9.30pm

the next two days of everything Project Arts Centre Cube 45 mins pg.47

9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12 midnight ADELA and the MEANITS

Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.34

FRIDAY17TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

9.30 am

Information Toolbox Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys

240 mins pg.88

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

100

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1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

5pm

MAXIMUM JOY (Can I Lick the Crumbs from Your Table?)

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.57

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

Dance Double Bill - Hang on & Paradise Dance Hall

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 70 mins pg.43

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

The Truth of The Moon The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

Wish I Were Here Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

6pm

City West Side Story Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

Soh Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.55

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes (p)

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

7.15pm

Shane Byrne left his SLEEPING BAG in the car again...

Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.57

7.15pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8pm

Listowel Syndrome (p) Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 55 mins pg.42

8pm

Anybody Waitin’? Pantibar 30 mins pg.16

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

8.45pm

Neuropolis Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 50 mins pg.54

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8.45pm

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) The Bernard Shaw 45 mins pg.78

9pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

9pm

Camille O’Sullivan Chameleon ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.29

9.30pm

the next two days of everything Project Arts Centre Cube 45 mins pg.47

9.45pm

HEROIN Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 70 mins pg.56

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12 midnight Apollonian Tribal Dance

Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.34

SATURDAY18TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

The Ballet Ruse Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.45

1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

2pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

2pm – 4pm The Bridal Solution Car lot on Sycamore Street (behind Olympia Theatre) 120 mins pg.85 3pm

Dance Double Bill - Hang on & Paradise Dance Hall

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 70 mins pg.43

3pm

Strollinstown Players Theatre 75 mins pg.68

3pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

3pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

3pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

3pm

Anybody Waitin’? South King Street 30 mins pg.16

3.30pm

the next two days of everything Project Arts Centre Cube 45 mins pg.47

4pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

5pm

Cleaner Tiesan Café at Filmbase 30 mins pg.76

6pm

Dance Double Bill - Hang on & Paradise Dance Hall

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 70 mins pg.43

6pm

City West Side Story Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.64

6pm

The Truth of The Moon The New Theatre 45 mins pg.50

6pm

Wish I Were Here Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

102

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d ay by d ay

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

7pm

My Life in Dresses Project Arts Centre Cube 40 mins pg.44

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

8pm

Cactus: The Seduction The New Theatre 60 mins pg.51

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8pm

Listowel Syndrome Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 55 mins pg.42

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8.30pm

We Are All In The Gutter Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.58

8.30pm

The Room In The Tower Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall 55 mins pg.77

9pm

FAT Players Theatre 60 mins pg.69

9pm

Four on the Fringe of Folk ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.29

9.30pm

the next two days of everything Project Arts Centre Cube 45 mins pg.47

12 midnight Dead Cat Bounce: Bootlegs

Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.34

SUNDAY19TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

3pm

Dance Double Bill - Hang on & Paradise Dance Hall

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 70 mins pg.42

3pm

Escape from the Dead Zoo Merrion Square (East end) 60 mins pg.84

3pm – 6pm Virtual Jukebox Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.37 4pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

4pm

Anybody Waitin’? Castle Market 30 mins pg.16

6pm

Dance Double Bill - Hang on & Paradise Dance Hall

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 70 mins pg.43

6.30pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

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7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

8pm

From the Heart 13 North Great George’s Street 40 mins pg.73

8pm

Listowel Syndrome Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 55 mins pg.42

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture (p) Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

11pm

The Two Ruths Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.35

MONDAY20TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

RETURN Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.67

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing (p)

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

Listowel Syndrome Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 55 mins pg.42

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.30pm

The Butcher Babes (p) The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.30pm

The Vertical Rhythm Club The Button Factory 180 mins pg.79

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9.30pm

Sex, Lies & the KKK Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.61

9.30pm

The Work The Work Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

10pm

Stitch with Mitch Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.35

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

TUESDAY21ST 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

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RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

1pm

The Spinner (p) DanceHouse Studio 4 40 mins pg.70

1.15pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

3.30pm

Dance in Progress Double Bill - This Is & A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

DanceHouse Studio 4 55 mins pg.71

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

RETURN Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.67

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

I ❤ Alice ❤ I (p) The New Theatre 60 mins pg.52

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81 6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7.30pm

Paper Boy & Friends (p) Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.15pm

LIPSTICK SERVICE (p) axis, Ballymun (company will be available to meet audience outside

Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus) 60 mins pg.53

8.30pm

The Butcher Babes The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9.30pm

Sex, Lies & the KKK Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.61

9.30pm

The Work The Work Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

10pm

Live Scratch Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 90 mins pg.35

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

WEDNESDAY22ND 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

1pm

The Spinner DanceHouse Studio 4 40 mins pg.70

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1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

1.15pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

3.30pm

Dance in Progress Double Bill – This Is & A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

DanceHouse Studio 4 55 mins pg.71

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

RETURN Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.67

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

I ❤ Alice ❤ I The New Theatre 60 mins pg.52

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

All This and A Hill Of Beans The Bald Barista Coffee Shop, Harcourt Road 30 mins pg.74

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

Trilogy Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 180 mins pg.22

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7.30pm

Paper Boy & Friends Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8pm

Anybody Waitin’? No Name Bar 30 mins pg.16

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.15pm

LIPSTICK SERVICE axis, Ballymun (company will be available to meet audience outside

Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus) 60 mins pg.53

8.30pm

The Butcher Babes The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9.30pm

Sex, Lies & the KKK Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.61

9.30pm

The Work The Work Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

10pm

Voicebox with the Pajama Men

Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.36 11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

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THURSDAY23RD 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12pm – 5pm Help Me! Help Me! For more details visit www.helpmehelpme.com pg.82 1pm

The Spinner DanceHouse Studio 4 40 mins pg.70

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

1.15pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

3.30pm

Dance in Progress Double Bill - This Is & A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

DanceHouse Studio 4 55 mins pg.71

5pm

Anybody Waitin’? Outside ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 30 mins pg.18

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

RETURN Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.67

6pm

I ❤ Alice ❤ I The New Theatre 60 mins pg.52

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

Trilogy Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 180 mins pg.23

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7.30pm

Paper Boy & Friends Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.15pm

LIPSTICK SERVICE axis, Ballymun (company will be available to meet audience outside

Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus) 60 mins pg.53

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8.30pm

The Butcher Babes The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.30pm

The Hidden Garden Summer Row Community Garden, Summer St North

(access from North Circular Road) 70 mins pg.86

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9pm

FM Belfast ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.30

9.30pm

Sex, Lies & the KKK Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.61

9.30pm

Greatest Hits Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

11pm

Sweet Medicine Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.36

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

FRIDAY24TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12pm – 5pm Help Me! Help Me! For more details visit www.helpmehelpme.com pg.82 1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1pm

The Spinner DanceHouse Studio 4 40 mins pg.70

1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

1.15pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

3.30pm

Dance in Progress Double Bill - This Is & A Study in Absence/A Study in Presence

DanceHouse Studio 4 55 mins pg.71

6pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

6pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

6pm

RETURN Bewley’s Café Theatre 50 mins pg.67

6pm

I ❤ Alice ❤ I The New Theatre 60 mins pg.52

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

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7pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

Trilogy Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 180 mins pg.22

7pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

7.30pm

Paper Boy & Friends Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

8pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.15pm

LIPSTICK SERVICE axis, Ballymun (company will be available to meet audience outside

Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus) 60 mins pg.53

8.30pm

The Butcher Babes The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.30pm

The Hidden Garden Summer Row Community Garden, Summer St North

(access from North Circular Road) 70 mins pg.86

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9pm

Ólöf Arnalds ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.31

9.30pm

Greatest Hits Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

10.30pm

Anybody Waitin’? Twisted Pepper 30 mins pg.16

11.50pm

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12 midnight Pop Céilí Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 60 mins pg.36

SATURDAY25TH 24 hrs

LiffeyTown River Liffey (all day & night) pg.20

Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

9.30 am

RadioActive broadcast on RTÉ Choice 10 mins pg.89

12pm – 4pm Community Games Merrion Square 240 mins pg.87 12pm – 5pm Help Me! Help Me! For more details visit www.helpmehelpme.com pg.82 1pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

1pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

1pm

Paper Boy & Friends Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

1.10pm

I Am A Man Top Floor, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre 40 mins pg.77

1.15pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

2pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

3pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

3pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

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3pm

The Pajama Men: Last Stand to Reason

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.18

4pm

World’s End Lane The Lab, Foley Street 50 mins pg.75

4pm

Anybody Waitin’? Merrion Square 30 mins pg.16

5pm

A Feast for St Michael and all Angels: An Experimental Evensong in Christ Church

Cathedral Dublin Christ Church Cathedral 45 mins pg.83

6pm

Greenstick Boy Bewley’s Café Theatre 60 mins pg.66

6pm

I ❤ Alice ❤ I The New Theatre 60 mins pg.52

6pm

Little Iliad Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 40 mins pg.62

6.15pm

Never Look in the Mirror when You’re Dancing

Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 30 mins pg.61

6.30pm

Berlin Love Tour Meet at ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 180 mins pg.72

6.30pm

True Enough! The Interactive Post-Fact Game Show With Real Cash Prizes

Pantibar 60 mins pg.81

7pm

I Love Guns Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 55 mins pg.59

7pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

7pm

Trilogy Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 180 mins pg.22

7.30pm

Paper Boy & Friends Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.48

8pm

MEDEA Samuel Beckett Theatre 90 mins pg.14

8.15pm

Delicious O’Grady Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre 65 mins pg.63

8.15pm

LIPSTICK SERVICE axis, Ballymun (company will be available to meet audience outside

Dublin Bus offices on O’Connell Street at 7pm to go by bus) 60 mins pg.53

8.30pm

The Butcher Babes The New Theatre 100 mins pg.52

8.30pm

The Hidden Garden Summer Row Community Garden, Summer St North

(access from North Circular Road) 70 mins pg.86

8.45pm

The Cappuccino Culture Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre 75 mins pg.60

9pm

Amiina ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 75 mins pg.31

9.30pm

Sex, Lies & the KKK Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre 60 mins pg.61

9.30pm

Greatest Hits Project Arts Centre Cube 60 mins pg.49

12 midnight Dead Cat Bounce Bootlegs Festival Club, ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys

60 mins pg.36

3am

Red Line Dead Line The Complex, Smithfield Plaza 65 mins pg.83

SUNDAY26TH Dawn

Laneway Dame Lane UNTIL DUSK pg.85

12pm – 5pm Help Me! Help Me! For more details visit www.helpmehelpme.com pg.82 1pm

What the Folk! 25 Eustace Street 45 mins pg.80

4pm

Anybody Waitin’? Connolly Station 30 mins pg.16

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venue index

13 North Great George’s Street Dublin 1

Players Theatre 35 Regent House Square, Trinity College, Dublin 2

25 Eustace Street Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Project Arts Centre Cube 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 01 881 9613

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory at Hector Greys 35 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1 Axis, Ballymun Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 01 883 2100 Bewley’s Café Theatre Bewley’s Café, Grafton Street, Dublin 2 Boys’ School at Smock Alley Theatre Lower Exchange Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 01 881 9613 Pygmalion Powerscourt Centre, South William Street, Dublin 2 River Liffey Samuel Beckett Theatre Trinity College, Dublin 2 01 896 2461

VENUE INDEX

Car lot on Sycamore Street Sycamore Street (behind Olympia Theatre), Dublin 2 Castle Market Between Drury St and South William St, Dublin 2 Christ Church Cathedral Christ Church Place, Dublin 2 Collins Barracks Benburb Street, Dublin 7 Connolly Station Amiens Street, Dublin 1

Dame Lane Between South Great George’s Street and Palace Street, Dublin 2 DanceHouse Liberty Corner, Foley Street, Dublin 1

Kevin Barry Room National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Main Space at Smock Alley Theatre Lower Exchange Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Merrion Square Dublin 2 No Name Bar 3 Fade Street, Dublin 2 North Earl Street Dublin 1 Pantibar 7-8 Capel Street, Dublin 1

Shebeen Chic 4 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2

Social Welfare Office 23-28 North Cumberland Street, Dublin 1 South King Street Dublin 2

Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre (Top Floor) Stephen’s Green West, Dublin 2 Studio Theatre at Smock Alley Theatre Lower Exchange Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Summer Row Community Garden Summer Street North (access from North Circular Road), Dublin 1 The Bald Barista Coffee Shop Harcourt Road, Dublin 2 The Bernard Shaw 6 Portobello Road, Dublin 8

The Button Factory Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 The Complex Smithfield Plaza, Dublin 7 The Globe 11 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2 The Lab Liberty Corner, Foley Street, Dublin 1 The New Theatre 43 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Tiesan Café at Filmbase Curved Street Building, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Twisted Pepper 54 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1

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RUNNING OUT OF FUEL? Bewley’s Café 10% off

Cornucopia 10% off

A Dublin classic, not least for the decor. Coffees, cakes and a large choice for lunch and dinner. Gaze in awe at the Harry Clarke windows while you're there.

Nowhere better for a healthy and tasty veggie bite to revive you. Snacks, meals & fresh juices. Hummus plate is a classic.

Closest to: Bewley's Café Theatre, Players Theatre & Samuel Beckett Theatre

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78 Grafton Street, D2 (Mon–Wed 8am–10pm; Thurs–Sat 8am–11pm; Sun 9am–10pm) www.bewleys.com

Closest to: Bewley's Café Theatre & ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office 19 Wicklow Street, D2 (Mon-Fri 8.30am-9pm; Sat 8.30am-8pm; Sun 12-7pm) www.cornucopia.ie DADA 10% off

Brick Alley Café 10% off

Perfect for late night post-show discussions over hot chocolates. Also great for full breakfasts & ice creams.

Closest to: Project Arts Centre, ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office & The New Theatre 25 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, D2 (Mon-Wed 9am-10.30pm; Thurs-Fri 9am-11pm; Sat 9am-12am; Sun 10am-10pm) Café Bar Deli 10% off The proud king of Dublin's pasta / pizza / salad world. Cosy, delicious, friendly.

Closest to: Project Arts Centre, ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office & The New Theatre 12 South Great Georges Street, D2 (Mon-Sat 12.30-11pm; Sun 2-10pm) www.cafebardeli.ie Café Irie 10% off Laid back café at the heart of Temple Bar. Also home of the best Club sandwich known to man. Closest to: Project Arts Centre, ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office & The New Theatre 11 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, D2 (Mon-Sat 9am-8pm)

Best Moroccan food in the city. Nothing like a tagine to keep you going mid-festival.

Closest to: Bewley's Café Theatre, Players Theatre & Samuel Beckett Theatre 45 South William Street, D2 (Lunch: Thurs-Sun 12.30-3.30pm; Dinner: Mon-Fri 5pm till late; Sat-Sun 3pm till late) www.dadarestaurant.com

Hector Greys 10% off food

The exciting brand new café at the beating heart of the festival run by the geniuses behind The Winding Stair. Closest to: ABSOLUT Fringe Factory

Lower Liffey Street, D2 (Food from 12pm) Honest To Goodness 10% off

Tiny but perfectly formed! Fair trade teas & coffees! Delicious sambos on homemade bread! Catch the special Lamb Burger or Sloppy Joe on the right day and experience lunch heaven. Closest to: Project Arts Centre, ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office & The New Theatre George's Street Shopping Arcade, South Great George's St., D2 (Mon-Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 12-4pm) www.honesttogoodness.ie

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Need to recharge your batteries during the festival? Looking for a pre or post-show snack? Grab your ABSOLUT Fringe event ticket or Artist Pass and head to our fabulous partner restaurants & cafes. For a meal, a quick bite or just a coffee, ask before you order and get your discount. Then, just enjoy the food! Special thanks to the team at KC Peaches who will be providing delectable food for our Artists Breakfasts. Lemonjelly 10% off

The Joy of Cha 15% off

THE place for sweet and savoury crepes! Sit outside and be one of the beautiful people.

A must-try for tea lovers. A huge range of teas available, plus coffees, lunches & snacks. Directly across the road from Project Arts Centre.

AT ALS Closest to: Smock Alley venues & Project Arts Centre

Millennium Walkway (Italian Quarter), D1 (Mon-Fri 7.30am-10pm; Sat 9am-10pm; Sun 10am-9pm)

Closest to: Smock Alley venues & Project Arts Centre 10 East Essex St, Temple Bar (Mon-Thurs 9am8pm; Fri-Sat 9am-10pm; Sun 10am-10pm)

Piccolo 10% off

Wagamama 15% off

Tasty and friendly coffees and paninis to revive your spirits.

The only true Japanese canteen in the city, under Stephen's Green Shopping Centre. Delicious, fresh and fast asian meals.

Closest to: Smock Alley venues & Project Arts Centre

4 Essex Quay, Temple Bar, D2 (Mon-Fri 8am6pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-6pm)

Closest to: Bewley's Café Theatre, Merrion Square

Pygmalion Café 15% off

South King Street, D2 (Mon-Wed 12-10pm; Thurs-Sat 12-11pm ; Sun 12-10pm)

Stylish and subterranean soups, salads and sandwiches in the vaulted basement of Powerscourt Centre.

www.wagamama.ie KC Peaches

Closest to: Bewley's Café Theatre & ABSOLUT Fringe Box Office

Proud cake sponsor of our artist coffee mornings. Highly recommended at any time of the year if you're out near Grand Canal Dock. Breakfasts, lunches and amazing homemade treats. Can also organise packed lunches for groups!

Powerscourt Centre, South William Street, D2 (Mon–Wed & Fri 10am-6pm; Thurs 10am-8pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 12-6pm)

Trinity Enterprise Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Queen of Tarts 10% off

www.kcpeaches.com

The most mindblowing selection of delicious homemade cakes and other guilty treats. Also lunches and decadent breakfasts for lazy mornings. Closest to: Smock Alley venues & Project Arts Centre Cow's Lane and 4 Cork Hill Dame Street, D2 (Mon-Fri 7.30am-7pm; Sat–Sun 9am–7pm) www.queenoftarts.ie

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about us

Róise Goan

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory Venue Designer

Event Management Assistant/ Launch Coordinator

General Manager

Aideen Darcy

Katie Ann Dixon

Wendy Dempsey

Technical Manager

Technical Assistant

Marketing Manager

Michael Kyle

Tom Shortall

Project Arts Centre Venue Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Icelandic Weekend Curator

Aidan Wallace

Publicity & PR

Director

Tom Lawlor Production Manager

Marcus Costello Programme Manager

Lian Bell Programming Assistant & Assistant Producer, Special Projects

Hugh Roche Kelly Smock Alley Theatre Venue Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Marketing Assistants

Sinéad O’Shaughnessy Sara Sheridan

Cormac Veale

Studio Aad Festival Auditor

Sophy Bradshaw Power

Festival Lawyers

Gabriel Peelo

Assistant Production Manager & Outdoor Events Coordinator

Players Venue Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Helen Collins

Edith Pollet

Joey Kavanagh

Bewleys Café Theatre Venue Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Kamil Chechlacz

Colm Maher

Volunteer Co-Ordinator

Technical Manager Outdoor Events

Adrian Leake

Ponydance Production Manager

Press Assistant

Conor Mullan

Róisín McGann

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory Technician

Venue Dressing & Distribution Officer

Back cover portraits by Con O'Donoghue.

Board Of Directors

Una Carmody (Chair), Jen Coppinger, Tom Creed, Des Doris, Julie Doyle, Dave Harland, Andrew Lowe, Annie Ryan

Dance House Production Manager

Peter Jordan

Carissa Rodriguez

Gordon Judge & Co.

www.conphotography.com

Box Office Managers

Gabrielle Pothin

IT Supply And Support

Dimension4

New Theatre Venue Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Artist Liaison Assistants

Niall M. Hogan & Company

Smock Alley Theatre Technical Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Katy Falkingham

Liam Ryan

Conleth Teevan Programme, Print & Web Design

about us

Kate O’Sullivan

Book Keeper

Project Arts Centre Technical Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Niamh Burke Neff

A big thank you to additional box office, front of house, technical and hospitality staff, distributors and all of our fringe volunteers.

Sharon Bagnell

Liana O’Cleirigh ABSOLUT Fringe Factory

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory Club Technician

Venue Manager

Jenn Doyle

Philip Kelly

ABSOLUT Fringe Factory Club Sound

ABSOULT Fringe Factory Box Office Manager

Jamie Snelgrove

Patrick Nethercoat Smock Alley Theatre FOH Manager For ABSOLUT Fringe

Andrew Campbell Production Assistant

Paul Doran

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thank you

ABSOLUT Fringe would not have been possible without the following people, we would like to thank you:

ABSOLUT, Aaron Kelly, All of our cafe and restaurant partners, All of the Parks Services Staff, Merrion Square, All the Willing Workers, Andy Cummins, Andy Scott at Facebook, Angela Maria Iennaco, Annabelle Comyn, Anthony Fox, Shane Fitzmorris and Cathy Ely O’Carroll at the New Theatre, Brendan Gallagher and all at Aircoach, Brian Montague and Elaine Murphy at Hector Greys, Catherine Kirby, Paul Hunt, Aisling Coyle and Gavin O’Sullivan at the National Concert Hall, Cathy Hogan, Christine Monk, Ciara Gogarty, Cliona Hurson at 98fm, Con O’Donoghue, Dave Cummins at Speechpath, Dave, Trevor and all at Body Tonic, David Horan and all at Bewley’s Café Theatre, David McKenna, Ronan Kelly and all at RTÉ Choice, Dee Reilly, Dee Roycroft, Emer McGowan at Draíocht, Emma Donnellan, Richard Brickley, Lorcan Bannon, Emma Daly and all at Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Facilities Management, St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Flagship Cultural Festivals of Dublin, Francis Thackaberry at Samuel Beckett Theatre, Garret French at Hire IT, Gavin Kostick, Orla Flanagan and Jim Culleton at Fishamble; the new play company, Gerry Cleary and all at Galway Arts Festival, Gerry Smyth & Katie Molony at The Irish Times, Greg McConkey, Hegemon’s Entourage, Irish Festivals Co-Producing Network, Irish Landmark Trust, Jane Cregan, Jan-Hendrik Wehmeyer, Jay Bourke and all at Pygmalion, Jen Coppinger, Jane Daly, Siobhán Bourke and all at Irish Theatre Institute, Jenny Jennings, Jessica Hilliard, Jimmy Grant, Olympia Theatre, Jo Mangan, Marketa Puzman, Irene O’Mara and The Performance Corporation, John Brereton, Karen Wright & Chloe Assous and all at StayDublin, Karl Watson, Katie Cantwell at KC Peaches, Kittens in Jumpers, Kristian Marken, Niamh Byrne and all at Smock Alley Theatre, Loughlin Deegan, Triona Ni Dhuibhir, Shauna Lyons and all at Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival, Loughlin, Ian and everyone at Choice Cuts, Madeline Boughton, Christine Sisk and Eugene Downes at Culture Ireland, Maighread and Cathal Goan, Martine Hogan and everyone at Niall M. Hogan & Company, Mary Weir, Veronica Beausang and Martina Halpin at Dublin City Council Events Unit, Matt, Andrea, Emily and everyone at Thinkhouse PR, Michael McDermott, Michael Sheary and Gerry Barry, Dublin Port Authority, Niamh Burke Kennedy, Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, Ray Yeates, Dylan Connolly and all at axis Ballymun, Noel, AnnMarie, Pat and Paddy at Stage Lighting Centre, Orla Dunne and everyone at TEAM, Owen Sherwin, Paddy Sands and all at Illy Coffee, Pat Donlon and all at the Tyrone Gutherie Centre, Paul Johnson, Sian Cunningham and Dance Ireland, Raf and The Bar with No Name, Raymond Keane, Roger Irish, Rory McCarthy and Fiona Maddock at Failte Ireland, Rory O’Neill and PantiBar, Rory Pierce, Sandra Alvarez, Sarah Pyle, Sarah Smyth at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Sarah Tuck and all at CREATE, Scott, Johnny, Sean and everyone at Studio AAD, Seamus Lynam, Greg Kelly and everyone at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Sean Dennehy, Sean Hanly at Ticketsolve, Selina Cartmell, Shane and everyone at Mobanode, Shirley Chance, Sinead Connolly, Maura Carty and all at Dublin City Council Arts Office, Tania Banotti, Irma McLoughlin and Sarah Murphy at Theatre Forum, The residents and businesses of Dame Lane, Tiina Ylönen, Tina Rasmussen and all at The Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Tony, Will, Ann and everyone at Red 61, Una McCarthy, Martin Drury, Jocelyn Clarke and David Parnell at The Arts Council, Vanessa Fielding, The Complex, Vera & Tommy Lawlor, Willie White, Niamh O’Donnell, Melanie Wright, J C Collins, Stephen Dodd, Carmel Mackey and all at Project Arts Centre, Win & Mike Dempsey, Cian O'Brien, Vallejo Gantner, Valerie Roche, Brendan Burgess, Zohra and Joshua at American Apparel.

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A huge thank you to our incredible team of interns and volunteers, without whose energy and commitment ABSOLUT Fringe could not happen.

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index

A

Caoímhin Ó Raghallaigh, Seán Óg,

29

a smith

47

Petter Berndalen, Nic Gareiss

A Feast for St Michael and

83

Case Study Productions

58

all Angels:An Experimental Evensong

Chameleon

29

in ChristChurch Cathedral Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral Choir

83

Cian Hallinan

33, 36

61

Abie Philbin Bowman ABSOLUT Fringe Awards

90

City West Side Story

64

ADELA and the MEANITS

34

Cleaner

76

IND

Adventures Of A Music Nerd (Not Snob!) Aideen McDonald

All This and A Hill Of Beans

Colm O'Grady

63

Community Games

87

85

Connected (working title)

65

74

Corksongs featuring Dee

78

Croí Glan Integrated Dance

71

78

31

Amiina

An Irish Psaltar (working title)

65

Anu Productions

50, 75

16, 34

Anybody Waitin'?

Aoife McAtamney/D.I.S.H Dance Collective

70

D

Dance Double Bill - Hang on

43

Dance Double Bill -

43

Paradise Dance Hall

65

Dance in Progress Double Bill -

Apollonian Tribal Dance

34

A Study in Absence/

Arambe Productions

52

A Study in Presence

As you are now so once were we

38

Dance in Progress Double Bill -

Asylum Productions

76

This Is

Aonghus Og McAnally

B

71

71

David Heap

65

Dead Cat Bounce

34, 36

Berlin Love Tour

72

Delicious O'Grady

63

Bootlegs

34, 36

Diet of Worms

68

Donal Sarsfield

89

DubLindy

79

C Cactus: The Seduction

51

Camille O'Sullivan

29

E

CAMPO Gent/

39

Eimear O'Grady

65

Emma Martin

42

Cork Midsummer Festival

120

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Engine13

48

I

Escape from the Dead Zoo

84

I ❤ Alice ❤ I

52

I Am A Man

77

I Love Guns

59

F FAT

69

Improvised Music Company

28

Fergal McCarthy

21

Information Toolbox

88

Irish Theatre Institute

6, 65, 88

Feidlim Cannon & Gary Keegan 89 (Brokentalkers) Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre

43

J

Fight Night

65

Jack Cawley

89

Fitzgerald & Stapleton

49, 89

Jenna Logan

74

FM Belfast

30

Jerk

46

FML – F*CK MY LIFE

39

John Cronin & Caitríona Ní Mhurchú

65

Four on the Fringe of Folk

29

Jonno Katz - Epicworlds

51

Fredelnick

64

From the Heart

73

DEX K

Kazuko Hohki

G

41

Garvan Gallagher Photography

86

L

Gary Duggan & Gavin Logue

54

La-di-da Theatre Company

53

Ger Clancy and

84

Laneway

85

Last Stand To Reason

18

Legitimate Bodies Dance Company

71

Gisele Vienne, Dennis Cooper & 46

LiffeyTown

20

Jonathan Capdevielle

LIPSTICK SERVICE

53

the Creative Collective

89

George Higgs

Greatest Hits

49

Listowel Syndrome

42

Greenstick Boy

66

Little Iliad

62

Live Collision

40

Live Scratch

35 73

H HaveMoreFun

61

Louise White and

Help Me! Help Me!

82

Kate Nic Chonaonaigh

HEROIN

56

LOVE & FURY:

HotForTheatre

52

The Passion of Jonathan Swift

121

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65


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M

Carroll solo

Macnas

12

Pajama Men

18, 36

Maggie Cronin

66

Paper Boy & Friends

48

Making Strange

36, 81

Playgroup

72

Matthew P. Morris

40

Pocket Jazz Fest

28

Maurice Joseph Kelliher

43

Polarbear

67

MAXIMUM JOY (Can I Lick

57

ponydance

16

Pop Ceílí

36

the Crumbs from Your Table?)

IND 85

me&him&you

Priscilla Robinson

82

14

MEDEA

27, 33

Miranda Sings

R

mouth to mouth|international 37

RadioActive

89

performance collective

Red Line Dead Line

83

Muirne Bloomer & Emma O'Kane

45

RETURN

67

My Body Travels

40

Reverend Deadeye

33

My Husband is a Spaceman

41

My Life in Dresses

44

Roger Doyle/General Practice

N

(No Man Gospel Band)

77

S

Neil Watkins and Pav the fiddler

36

Seán Ó Cuireáin

89

Neuropolis

54

Sex, Lies & the KKK

61

61

Shane Byrne left his

57

Never Look in the Mirror when You're Dancing Nic Green

SLEEPING BAG in the car again...

23

Shinoxcy

33

Nodding Dog Theatre Company

77

Show in a Bag

65

Noelia Ruiz

60

SIREN PRODUCTIONS

14

Soh

55

Sorcha Kenny

44 89

O Ólöf Arnalds

31

Sorcha Kenny, Fiona Sheil &

One Reed Theatre

62

David Turpin Spilt Gin Theatre

55

P

Stacy Makishi

41

Pablo Held Trio/Trilogue/Justin 28

Stam vs O'Neill

59

122

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Stitch with Mitch

35

Trilogy

Strollinstown

68

True Enough! The Interactive Post- 81

Sweet Medicine

36

Fact Game Show With Real

22

Cash Prizes

T Talking Shop Ensemble

69

u

Taylor Mac

26

Una McKevitt

89

Taylor Mac in Concert: Comparison is 26 Violence or The Ziggy Stardust

V

Meets Tiny Tim Songbook

Veronica Dyas

89

DEX The Ballet Ruse

45

Virtual Jukebox

37

The Bridal Solution

85

VoiceBox with Miranda Sings

33

The Butcher Babes

52

VoiceBox with Pajama Men

36

The Cappuccino Culture

60

The Company

38

W

The Dock / IT Sligo

58

We are all in the gutter

58

The Hidden Garden

86

What the Folk!

80

The Importance of Being Shinoxcy

33

Whiplash Productions

83

The National Folk Theatre of Ireland

80

Will Irvine & Karl Quinn

65

the next two days of everything

47

Wish I Were Here

58

The Room In The Tower

77

World's End Lane

75

The Rubberbandits

33

The Sit (working title)

65

Y

The Spinner

70

You can call me Frances

49

The Truth of The Moon

50

Yvonne O'Reilly

89

The Two Ruths

35

The Vertical Rhythm Club

79

The Wild Hunt and the Sleepwalker - 

12

A Nocturnal Ballad The Work The Work

49

THEATREclub

56

There’s A Hole In My Heart

41

That Goes All The Way To China

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In 16 years, we’ve grown to become Ireland’s largest and most exciting multidisciplinary festival. We’ve attracted hundreds of thousands of people into the unlikeliest of venues. We’ve provoked, amused, astounded, enraged, inspired, entertained and defied expectations. We’ve been a springboard for careers, national and international tours and watched Fringe productions win countless awards. And it’s all thanks to you. If you’ve danced in our tents, switched off your mobile before a show, been brave enough to take part or hoped they wouldn’t pick on you, then you’re a part of the Fringe. We hope you will help us continue to entertain and inspire you by ensuring our financial stability and strengthening your involvement with us by becoming a festival Patron. Patrons will be smothered with love, and acknowledged in our brochure, on our website, and in our Box Office as a Festival Patron.

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What we’d do with €250… —Put a roof over, and a bed under, the heads of 6 visiting artists for three nights during the festival. —Cover the cost of distributing our annual brochure in Dublin 1, 2, and 7. —Subsidise an artist from the festival to take part in ‘The Next Stage’ where they are mentored by top national and international theatre makers. —Provide a budget for 5 Facebook ads to run for 2.7 days, reaching up to 100,000 people. —Pay for the rental of a rehearsal studio for one week to allow companies develop ideas before applying to the festival. —Hire a P.A. system or a portaloo for an outdoor event. —Reward a talented actor by covering half of the ‘Best Male Performer’ award. —Get an artist to Dublin (and send home) on an airplane. —Post 609.7 postcards onto the doormats of our lovely audience to announce our Box Office opening. —Hire a paramedic at a festival site for 12 hours. Just in case. —Provide a baby grand piano for a pianist to play on for 2 nights.

TIVAL RON

For more information on how to become a festival patron please see www.fringefest.com/patrons or call Tom Lawlor, Marketing Manager on 01 8286655 125

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u l s t er b a nk D U BL IN T HE AT RE F E S T I VAL

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Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival will present a mind-blowing programme of 31 of the world’s best productions this Autumn. Highlights include: Acrobatic circus skills integrated with sound light and projection – CIRCA; A focus on Polish theatre with the epic Factory 2, hypnotic T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. and truly anarchic The Danton Case; WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?, a major focus on the role of the audience in theatre, featuring the return of Tim Crouch with his controversial The Author, an immersive trilogy from experimental stars Ontroerend Goed, and rising Irish Director Úna McKevitt with 565+. Also in the Irish programme, expect brand new shows from the irrepressible Pan Pan with The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane and Rough Magic, with Phaedra. What are you waiting for??

SEPT 30 – OCT 17

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BOX OFFICE INFORMATION There are 3 ways to book tickets:

1. 2. 3.

Go to WWW.FRINGEFEST.COM Call us 1850 fringe (1850 374643) Due to ABSOLUT Fringe’s popularity, our phone lines may occasionally be engaged. Please persist. Booking numbers for individual venues (where applicable) are listed on page 111. International Phone Number +353 1 687 7972

Drop in IN PERSON

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B.

Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Liffey Street, Dublin 1

OPEN 10am – 6pm Mon – Sat 12 – 6pm Sun (12th/19th/26th September only)

OPEN Thurs 9th September 1 – 2pm / 5 – 6.30pm Sat 11th – Sun 26th September 1 – 2pm / 5pm – 1am

Please Note Subject to availability. All sales are final. No substitutions or exchanges. All bookings are subject to a €1 transaction fee which is included in the ticket price.

International patrons should ring + 353 1 687 7972 or book online. Due to mature themes, strong language and nudity, the content of many Fringe shows may not be viewed as suitable for all audiences. Due to the nature and location of certain venues, levels of accessibility vary greatly. Please contact the Box Office in advance to confirm specific venue details. All sales final. No refund or exchanges.

ABSOLUT FRINGE BOX OFFICE FILMBASE

If available, tickets are sold on the door of most ABSOLUT Fringe venues, and are subject to individual venue box office policies. Credit cards are not accepted at most venues. Cash and exact change are always appreciated. Please call to confirm details pertaining to accessibility and available services at each venue. A transaction fee of €1 per ticket applies to all tickets and is included in the listed ticket price

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All information in this brochure is correct at time of publication. Dublin Fringe Festival Ltd. reserves the right to make alterations to the programme and cannot be held accountable for cancellations, substitutions or changes.

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OUR COVER PHOTOGRAPHERS:

05 - James Corish

09 - Dave Fahy

10 - Gediminas Sagaitis

14 - Sarah Jane Colgan

15 - Dajana Misic

19 - Emma Hogan

20 - Eve Lalor

24 - Sarah Symes

25 - Emily Symes

29 - Caitriona O’Doherty

30 - Catriona Giblin

Cover Photographer’s Por traits by Con O’Donoghue.

04 - Valentinas Lukosevicius

27 - Sylvie Labirthe

28 - Ellie Creighton

22 - Ruta Palsauskaite

26 - Erin Whelan

23 - Sabine Cooper

17 - Aiva Radzeviciute

21 - Caoimhe MacAndrew

18 - Eoin O’Dowd

12 - Nicola Hudson

16 - Louise Clavin

13 - Yvonne O’Reilly

07 - Cormac McMullan

11 - Dave Keegan

08 - Richard Walshe

02 - Carlos Bruen

06 - Aidan Wallace

03 - Rimvydas Slusnys

01 - Cormac Murphy

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