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• An Early Bird discount of 20% is available until 9th September on the first Early Bird 50 tickets for selected events where you see this symbol. Please see website for further details. • A 10% discount is available for groups of ten or more on selected shows. Please contact the box office for details.

Theatre Bar The theatre bar opens one hour before every performance and interval order facility is available. Wi-fi is available.

Access By Bus Dun Laoghaire bus terminus is located across the road from the theatre and accessed via bus numbers: 7, 45A, 46A, 59, 75 & 111. By Train Dun Laoghaire DART station is located directly across the road from the theatre. By Car Car parking is available in the Park Rite Car Park, situated under Pavilion Theatre, entrance on Queen’s Road. Parkrite offer Pavilion Theatre patrons a flat rate of €3 for evening performances (6pm onwards) upon presentation of theatre ticket. For opening hours contact: (01) 284 4938 Royal Marine Hotel Car Park Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road. Hourly rate: €2.50 Open 24 hours. (01) 230 0030 / 230 0029 On Street Parking Free from 7pm - Please check parking meters for more information. Pavilion Theatre is not liable for any parking facilities in Dun Laoghaire.

THEATRE

LOCAL ARTS

CHILDREN

COOKERY DEMO

MUSIC

LITERATURE

COMEDY

CINEMA

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER (continued)

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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My Brother Joe - The Story of Joe Dolan

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Come As You Are

8pm

Various

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Jackula

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The Memory of Water

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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dlr Mountains to Sea

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The Memory of Water

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Populaire

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The Memory of Water

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Underground Cinema

3pm/7pm

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The Deep - Djúpi

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The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

10am 11:30am

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The Opera Gala

7.30pm

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Jo Nesbo in Conversation

8pm

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Babble

2.30pm 3.30pm 4.30pm

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Babble

10am,11am 12pm, 3pm

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Fly Me to the Moon

8pm

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Fly Me to the Moon

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Shun Li and The Poet

8pm

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Tuesdays with Morrie

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Tuesdays with Morrie

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When the Dragon Swallowed The Sun

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NOVEMBER

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Donal Skehan

8pm

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The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child

3pm

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Frances Ha

8pm

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Guaranteed!

8pm

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Guaranteed!

8pm

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Lúnasa

8pm

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Beyond the Brooklyn Sky

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Beyond the Brooklyn Sky

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Death by Fatal Murder

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Death by Fatal Murder

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Death by Fatal Murder

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Twelfth Night

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Death by Fatal Murder

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Much Ado About Nothing

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Wadjda

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Liam Lawton

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OCTOBER T

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The Bruising of Clouds

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DLR Celtic Choristers

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The Bruising of Clouds

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Nikolay Khozyainov

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RMS Titanic by Anthony Cronin: Music by Dónal Lunny

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DECMBER

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Springsteen & I

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The Great Beauty

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Kuma

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

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Skin In The Game

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

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The Tower Of Song: The Cohen Project Túr Na Namhrán: Tionscadal Cohen

8pm

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Abba Forever

8pm

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

7:30pm

Moondance: The Morrison Project Ré-Dhamhsa: Tionscadal Van Morrison

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Cavalcaders Nomad

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8pm

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Cavalcaders Nomad

8pm

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Cavalcaders Nomad

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Are There More of You?

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The Keogh Family in Concert

8pm

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Othello

10:30am 2:30pm

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What Maisie Knew

8pm

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Irish National Youth Ballet

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Irish National Youth Ballet

12pm & 8pm 3pm & 8pm

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Stories We Tell

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Othello

10:30am 2:30pm

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Irish National Youth Ballet

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Alone It Stands

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Irish National Youth Ballet

2pm

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Alone It Stands

8pm

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Jimmy McCarthy

8pm

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Twas the Night Before Christmas / Oíche Roimh an Nollag

10am 12pm

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Eden

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The Artist and The Model

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What the Lady Bird Heard 1.30pm, 4pm Breathe In

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What the Lady Bird Heard 10am, 4pm

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Sing and Be Merry – Sparkling Seasonal Songs

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Hansel Gretel & BOSCO's Magical Christmas

3pm

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It’s A Wonderful Life

4pm

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Carmen

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Gretchen Peters

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Our Media Partners

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M O N DAY N I G HT C I N E M A

Populaire

Kuma Turkish film Kuma tells the troubled stories of Ayse and Fatma, two women of differing backgrounds who have wedded the same stately Viennese patriarch.

Can a terrible secretary become the fastest typist in the world? This witty, romantic and very French tribute to the 1950s is packed with humour and takes visual cues from vintage Hollywood glamour. A finely crafted first feature from Régis Roinsard.

Mon 9 Sept 8pm 12A Tickets €7.50/6.50

Shun Li and The Poet - Io sono Li

When illness strikes, friendship develops between the two women. Directed by Umat Dag, this film has captivated audiences on the international film festival circuit.

Actor-Director Sarah Polley’s first feature documentary is a beautifully-structured investigation into the history of her own family in particular her mother, who died when Polley was eleven.

Mon 23 Sept 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

Layering interviews with family and friends alongside archive footage and her father’s witty, revealing memoir, Polley builds up an enthralling collage of fact, hearsay and memory.

Much Ado About Nothing

Breathe In

Young Love, Old Shakespeare, Brilliant Cinema.

When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family’s relationships and alters their lives forever.

Joss Whedon delivers a thoroughly contemporary version of this original Shakespearian rom-com. Widely acclaimed, it’s the first great Bard of Avon movie since Baz Luhrmann was let loose on Romeo & Juliet. Much Ado is vintage Will with wit and wisdom.

Mon 7 Oct 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

Stories We Tell

When Shun Li, a Chinese immigrant gets together with Slavic fisherman Bepi, a wave of prejudice grips the small Italian town of Chioggia. Directed by Andre Segre, this award-winning film is a truly poignant account of the destructive power of prejudice and friendship.

AT PAVILION THEATRE

Mon 30 Sept 8pm 12A Tickets €7.50/6.50

Breathe In is a powerful awardwinning drama directed by young US director Drake Doremus; starring Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones and Amy Ryan.

Mon 14 Oct 8pm 15A Tickets €7.50/6.50

Mon 21 Oct 8pm 15A Tickets €7.50/6.50

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Wadjda

Come As You Are An award-winning tale of friendship and humanity, Come as You Are is based on a true story of three disabled men who embark on a trip to Spain in order to lose their virginity at a “specialist” brothel. Director Geoffrey Enthoven leaves the crass gags behind and, according to Total Film, ‘treats his characters as people with empathy and good-natured humour’.

An enterprising Saudi girl signs up for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. This is the first feature length film by a female director in Saudi. Dir. by Haiffa Al Mansour.

Mon 28 Oct 8pm 15A Tickets €7.50/6.50

The Deep - Djúpi

Mon 4 Nov 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

Frances Ha is Noah Baumbach’s brilliantly realised tale of an unsettled New York heroine negotiating clingy friendships, identity crises and a stuck-in-idle lifestyle.

New York Cinema at its best!

Mon 2 Dec 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

What Maisie Knew

Frances Ha

Baumbach’s facility for poignant comedy is seen to full effect, as is lead actress Greta Gerwig’s screwball timing. It’s a movie that thinks and laughs.

Mon 25 Nov 8pm PG Tickets €7.50/6.50

The Great Beauty This dark comedy tells the tale of Jep Gambardella, 65, a disenchanted writer, who watches an Italian parade of shallow, powerful yet depressed humanity and bitterly recollects his lost youth. Dir. Paolo Sorrentino.

Based on real life events, director Baltasar Kormákur’s account of an Icelandic fishing tragedy relates the story of Gulli, a man caught up in an extraordinary situation. How was he the only crew-member to survive the near-freezing Atlantic waters? Through recounting the fisherman’s simple actions, The Deep becomes a moving chronicle of the human spirit.

AT PAVILION THEATRE

Little Maisie is caught in the middle of her rich Manhattanite parents’ bitter custody battle. An adaptation of the Henry James’ novel, this comic drama stars Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan. Dir. Scott McGehee & David Siegel.

Mon 9 Dec 8pm 15A Tickets €7.50/6.50

The Artist and The Model Mon 11 Nov 8pm 15A Tickets €7.50/6.50

An octogenarian artist is in a slump. Into his life steps a young model who motivates him to go on his last artistic and sensual adventure. This luminous film is filled with a sense of beauty and nostalgia. Dir. Fernando Trueba

Mon 16 Dec 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

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CINEMA REMINDER: Populaire, Mon 9 Sept

4th Underground Cinema Film Festival Underground Cinema presents 10 fantastic short Irish Films from award winning directors from all over the country. The films to be screened are: Alicia’s Mask,The Beauty of Ballybrack, The Bible Basher, Doghouse, Famous Folk On Da Dole, Forgiving Amy, The Handsome Shadows, Horror School Reunion, Runner and Toy Soldiers.

Thu 12 Sept 3pm - 5pm & 7pm - 9pm First Screening €6 Second Screening €10

Running Time 134 Minutes

Like film? Love Skin In The Game, 9 October


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www.dlrcoco.ie/library

With An F Productions presents

Solpadeine Is My Boyfriend By Stefanie Preissner

A dark comedy performed by Stefanie Preissner, directed by Gina Moxley. Solpadeine Is My Boyfriend is a play about how today’s “escape generation” gets its act together. They dance, drink, they run for cover, they pretend. Instead of the expected good life, it’s days on the dole or a new start out at the airport.

‘a dark, delightful, intelligent comedy’ examiner.com. Solpadeine Is My Boyfriend will make you feel better, worse, sad and happy: over-the-counter theatre at its best.

Fri 13 Sept 8pm Tickets €15/13

dlr Glasthule Opera presents

The Opera Gala with orchestra The Rising Stars of DLR Glasthule Opera Company, with David Brophy.

in Conversation with Declan Burke Jo Nesbo introduced Norwegian criminologist Harry Hole to an adoring public in 1977. Now 14 million sales later, Jo arrives to talk about Police, the 10th novel in the series. It’s an ‘exuberant and gruesome’ story.

Nesbo has more than just a cunning way with words; he’s also a songwriter and an economist - so fellow crime-writer Declan Burke will have lots of lines of investigation to follow on the night.

Mon 16 Sept 8pm Tickets €10/8

Babble A magical first taste of theatre for babies. This is the tale of a curious fish who goes to the ends of the earth to find a friend. Babble is an enchanting journey of lights, soft textures and playful baby-led interaction.

It’s access all arias as opera fans delight in an evening of much-loved opera repertoire. Virtuoso David Brophy conducts the Opera Orchestra and leads Ireland’s rising opera stars. The Gala programme will include excerpts from Carmen, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan Tutte, The Barber of Seville, Die Fledermaus and more. Delight in a night of true romance, high-drama and simply superb singing.

Jo Nesbo

Sat 14 Sept 7.30pm Tickets €30

Love opera? Catch OTC’s Carmen, 24 October

The show is performed inside Replay Theatre Company’s special bubble - an extraordinary portable indoor performance space. It’s a wonderland peopled by live voices and video, a unique adventure for babies and an amazing introduction to the magic of theatre.

Tue 17 Sept 2.30pm, 3.30pm & 4.30pm Wed 18 Sept 10am, 11am, 12pm & 3pm €10 (Max. 2 adults per baby)

Also for children, What The Ladybird Heard, 20 October

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GBL Productions in association with Patrick Talbot Productions presents

Fly Me to the Moon By Marie Jones

When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun

‘literally fizzes with comedic energy’ Belfast Newsletter.

Marie Jones’s new comedy on life, death and temptation. It’s the latest smash-hit by playwright Marie Jones, author of Stones in his Pockets and Women on the Verge of HRT.

This brand-new comedy takes us into the lives of Francis, Loretta and Davie and investigates whether we are valued more in life or in death. Funny, serious and touching.

Thu 19 & Fri 20 Sept 8pm Tickets €18/16 Early Bird

This remarkable work blends art, music and stunning visuals - with an original soundtrack by Damien Rice, Thom Yorke and Philip Glass. When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun presents a powerful portrait of the Tibetan movement. Featuring Richard Gere, Archbishop Tutu, the Dalai Lama and a range of diverse

voices from within the Tibetan exile community, this documentary examines the complexity of the struggle with great emotional impact.

Fri 27 Sep 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

FIRST NIGHT ONLY

CINEMA REMINDER: Shun Li and The Poet, Mon 23 Sept

Breda Cashe Productions presents

Tuesdays with Morrie ‘a touching life-affirming drama with a generous dose of humour’ The New York Daily News

A tale of life, loss and learning the hard way. This significant and affecting play returns to Pavilion as we encounter journalist Mitch Albom and former professor Morrie Schwartz, both of whom are coming to terms with living, dying and the awkward bits in-between.

Prepare to cry, laugh and think. Directed by Breda Cashe; performed by Terry Byrne and Andrew Murray.

Wed 25 & Thu 26 Sept 8pm Tickets €18/16

The Globe on Screen presents

Twelfth Night ‘A knockout audience success, a production of exceptional, arresting, sparkling moments’ The Guardian

Globe on Screen offers a chance to see the sensational Twelfth Night, a production the critics described as ‘sensational...pure comic delight’. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night is a moving comedy of loss and misplaced love and includes some of the most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote. The all-male Original Practices production, exploring clothing, music, dance and settings

possible in the Globe around 1601, stars award-winning Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry. Perfect for Pavilion Theatre’s new state of the art cinema screen.

Sat 28 Sept 8pm Tickets €7.50/6.50

Early Bird

CINEMA REMINDER: Much Ado About Nothing, Mon 30 Sept

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RMS Titanic by Anthony Cronin Music by Dónal Lunny Poet, novelist, critic, journalist, biographer, Anthony Cronin has been a central figure in Irish letters for many years. His poem RMS Titanic has been described as the best epic poem of the twentieth century. More than fifty years later, Cronin collaborated with the acclaimed traditional musician Dónal Lunny to set the poem to music. The result is a haunting and evocative piece.

Fishamble: The New Play Company presents

The Bruising of Clouds By Sean McLoughlin A compelling new play from the unstoppable Fishamble. Kelly thinks Martin is a strange but lovely youngfella. Deano thinks Martin is definitely not a youngfella, and that he should keep his paws off his girlfriend. Martin thinks bad karma is going to destroy everything around him, including Kelly... and maybe Deano. Writer Sean McLoughlin and Director Jim Culleton invite us into the world of an unlikely young couple falling into each other, falling over each other and trying to help each other back up.

DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL

This exciting production comes from the company who brought you Silent, Guaranteed and The Pride of Parnell Street. The Bruising of Clouds contains strong language and scenes of an adult nature.

The poem is read by Anthony Cronin and sung by Dónal Lunny and Alison Slater. The music is performed by Graham Henderson and Dónal Lunny.

Thu 3 Oct 8pm Tickets €18/16

Springsteen & I Springsteen & I is a film created for the fans by the fans. The film includes Springsteen’s most loved songs and unseen legendary performances from throughout his career. This unique music documentary and collective filmmaking experience is produced by Ridley Scott Associate and was made Fri 4 Oct 8pm PG with the full support of Springsteen, Tickets €7.50/6.50 his management and label.

CINEMA REMINDER: Kuma, Mon 7 Oct

Skin In The Game Is our recession an artistic inspiration?

Tue 1 & Wed 2 Oct 8pm Tickets €18/14

Love great theatre? Try Eden, 19 October

Donald Taylor Black of IADT shows how to handle the recession/financial crisis by examining it through the eyes of Irish artists who are referencing it in their work. The ‘cast’ includes Christy Moore, Seán Hillen, Rita Ann Higgins, Brian Maguire, David Quin, Anthony Haughey, David Bolger, , and David Monahan as they Wed 9 Oct 8pm look at emigration, ghost estates and Tickets €7.50/6.50 the legacy of politicians and bankers.

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IMRAM presents

Richard Ryan Promotions presents

The Tower Of Song The Cohen Project Túr Na nAmhrán Tionscadal Cohen

Are There More of You?

Ceolchoirm as Gaeilge le Liam O’ Maonlai & a chairde

Critically acclaimed actress Alison Skilbeck, star of The Archers on BBC Radio 4, returns to Ireland with her stunning one-woman show Are There More of You? In a performance raved over by theatre critic Irving Wardle, Skilbeck relates the linked tales of four very different women reaching out into the dark, revealing what lies behind their brave outward appearances. It’s a painful, scary, hilarious search for love and happiness.

Leonard Cohen explores the human condition in all its facets. The Jewish mystic tradition, wry political commentary, tender eroticism - all meet in the potent lyrics of his songs. Túr na nAmhrán features exquisite Irish language versions of Cohen’s songs, translated by poets Liam Ó Muirthile and Gabriel Rosenstock and performed by Liam Ó Maonlaí,

David Blake and Hilary Bow, with support from the Brad Pitt Light Orchestra with stunning screen projections.

Thu 10 Oct 8pm Tickets €20/16 Book Both Cohen & Morrison €36/30

Featuring Alison Skilbeck (The Archers)

Sat 12 Oct 8pm Tickets €16/14

Early Bird

Love Great Storytelling? Gretchen Peters, 25 October IMRAM presents

Moondance The Morrison Project Ré-Dhamhsa Tionscadal Van Morrison Van the Man; as Gaeilge le Liam O’Maonlai & a chairde From the pulsing rhythm and blues of Gloria to the sweet, folk rock of Tupelo Honey to the gospel of Full Force Gale, Van Morrison’s music is marked by its emotional drive. Moondance features exquisite Irish language versions of Morrison’s songs, translated by poets Cathal Póirtéir and Gabriel Rosenstock

and performed by Liam Ó Maonlaí, David Blake, and Hilary Bow, with support from the Brad Pitt Light Orchestra.

Fri 11 Oct 8pm Tickets €20/16 Book Both Cohen & Morrison €36/30

Icarus Theatre Collective and King’s Theatre present

Othello Jealousy is a dagger in the heart. Magnificent Othello is a legend noble, brave, victorious. Iago fuels his venom with malignance and hateful contempt. Othello’s cruel world will be brought vividly to life as a live string quartet and stunning ensemble cast combine with some of literature’s most vibrant language and characters. See Shakespeare’s classic tale of deception as it hurtles towards its dramatic and poignant conclusion.

Mon 14 & Tue 15 Oct 10.30 am & 2.30 pm Tickets €16/12

CINEMA REMINDER: Stories We Tell, Mon 14 Oct


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Jimmy MacCarthy

Gyre and Gimble Productions and Verdant Productions present

“Jimmy’s songs are a gorgeous mixture of poetry, melody and deep meaning” The Irish Independent

By John Breen

‘An exhilarating and celebratory experience; in short, rucking brilliant.’ The Examiner

Over two decades, Jimmy MacCarthy has been one of the most consistent songwriters of his generation. The depths of his songstories have stood the test of time. Many of his compositions rank among the greats and have been recorded by seminal singers such as Christy Moore and Mary Black. Now Jimmy brings his own voice to Pavilion as he performs classics including Ride On, No Frontiers, Missing You, Ancient Rain and more.

Fri 18 Oct 8pm Tickets €25/22

Decadent Theatre Company presents

Eden

By Eugene O’Brien Directed by Andrew Flynn

In 1978 Munster Rugby played the mighty All Blacks and served up one of the sporting stories of the century when they played like their lives depended on it and beat the All Blacks 12-0. 6 actors recreate 62 roles in this fantastic dramatisation of a match which was never televised. Come see what happens when Munster, the Kiwis, the crowd, the ball, the dog and the pregnant woman all push and shove to create one momentous day.

‘This show supplies a winning formula of comedy and pathos…. the whole evening is a gloriously live experience.’ The Guardian ‘I have not seen a finer Irish play in years.’ The Times (UK)

Wed 16 & Thu 17 Oct 8pm Tickets €21/19

Great Night Out? Try The Memory of Water (see page 23)

Award-winning drama presented by Decadent Theatre Company Eden is a powerful story of an ordinary relationship on an extraordinary weekend. In Eugene O’Brien’s first drama, we immerse ourselves in a moving, funny and tragic portrait of the failing marriage of Billy and Breda and the weekend that will make or break them.

Eden is staged by Decadent Theatre in a major new national touring production. Eden captured the Best New Play Award at the Irish Times and Stewart Parker Theatre Awards.

Sat 19 Oct 8pm Tickets €18/16

Enjoy Eden? See Cavalcaders, 5 - 7 December

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Opera Theatre Company presents

Ladybird Productions presents

Carmen Sultry and seductive, Opera Theatre Company’s Carmen mesmerises with its recognisable, irresistible score. Imelda Drumm plays the bewitching temptress in this tale of lust, obsession and betrayal. Conducted by Andrew Synnott, award-winning director Gavin Quinn updates the action to a gritty urban landscape. According to Irish Theatre Magazine, this production ‘lives, breathes, and clutches at you emotionally - another triumph for the OTC’. Enjoy the world’s favourite opera in the comfort and intimacy of Pavilion theatre.

Thu 24 Oct 7.30pm Tickets €28/25

Enjoy Carmen? Beyond The Brooklyn Sky, 15/16 November

Gretchen Peters Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird & a farmyard of fun! This new stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks’ colourful farmyard adventure features live music, puppetry, plenty of audience participation and lots of laughs! Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog as our Stage on the Sea is filled with fun, frolics and amazing adventures.

Ladybird is ‘bursting with colour & verve’ Daily Telegraph

Sun 20 Oct 1.30pm & 4pm Tue 22 Oct 10am & 4pm Tickets €11 Schools €8 Family ticket €38 Age suitability 2+

– a real family treat!

CINEMA REMINDER: Breathe In, Mon 21 Oct

‘An unusual sophistication and depth of lyrical craft… anybody who thinks sincerity is a virtue in a songwriter will be bowled over by Peters’ soulful tapestries.’ BBC Music review Grammy-nominee Gretchen Peters is widely celebrated for songs which explore the deepest, darkest corners of life. Since 2012 Peters has been on the road playing to packed houses of fans old and new. Her astounding voice and pitch perfect composition channels her home town of Nashville and reminds audiences why the city still looms large in the collective music psyche to this day.

Fri 25 Oct 8pm Tickets €20/18

Love soulful folk? Check out Lúnasa, 14 November

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My Brother Joe The Story of Joe Dolan

In a long and hectic singing career, Joe Dolan’s energetic and charismatic stage performances thrilled audiences from Mullinavat to Miami. For forty-seven of those years, his brother Ben shared the stage with Joe, backing him up musically and personally.

So, who better than Ben to tell the stories behind Joe’s songs and highlight the aspects of life that made the Man from Mullingar into a national icon? Expect an evening of great music, great stories and a trip down memory lane.

Sat 26 Oct 8pm Tickets €25/22.50

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Theatre Royal Productions presents

The Memory of Water

Written by Shelagh Stephenson Directed by Ben Barnes ‘Blessedly and mercurially funny’ The Guardian

CINEMA REMINDER: Come As You Are, Mon 28 Oct

Because you can’t choose your family... Three sisters come together in a highly charged atmosphere on the eve of their mother’s funeral. With a storm raging outside they laugh and cry, rage and bicker as the conflicts of the past and their hold on the present are mercilessly exposed. This searing comedy exposes the patterns and strains of family life in a close-to-the-bone familiar way.

Meet the magic juggling vampire! A show for the whole family, particularly children 4 – 12yrs. Being a vampire sucks, but being Dracula’s younger brother is driving Jackula batty. Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to step out of his older brother’s shadow and become the world’s most magical vampire. Laugh! Gasp! Smile! Be baffled and amazed by Jackula’s big bag of magic tricks. After the show Jackula invites everyone to stay, perform a trick and receive a treat.

Wed 30 Oct 4.30pm Tickets €6.50 Age suitability 4-12 yrs

‘The play offers a superb mix of wild humour and bruising emotion.’ The Daily Telegraph

‘Ben Barnes’s production for Theatre Royal counterpoints Stephenson’s comedy and poignancy with a command that is not easily forgotten.’ Irish Times Supported by The Arts Council Touring Award.

Early Bird FIRST NIGHT ONLY

Thu 31 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 8pm Tickets €20/18

CINEMA REMINDER: The Deep, Djúpi, Mon 4 Nov


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The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket By Sarah Argent - in collaboration with Barnstorm Theatre Company What is friendship? What do you have to do to make it work? Bockety World explores friendship through a day in the life of Henry and Bucket, two friends who live in a world of discarded objects. This is an entertaining, thought-provoking exploration of friendship for young children and their families.

‘Bockety brilliance – 4 Stars!’ Irish Times

Tues 5 Nov 10am & 11:30am Tickets €6 Age suitability 4+

CINEMA REMINDER: Frances Ha, Mon 11 Nov

Fishamble: The New Play Company presents

GUARantEED! Written by Colin Murphy Directed by Conal Morrison

Fishamble returns with its celebrated stripped-back production of the story behind the bank guarantee by Colin Murphy. When President Higgins attended GUARantEED! at Pavilion, he described it as ‘a very important play’.

Kitchen Hero – The Home Cooked Tour You’ve seen Donal on RTÉ One’s Kitchen Hero. Come to his nationwide tour and see him cook up a delicious home cooked meal live on stage, with lots of fun, food and special guests! Donal’s infectious enthusiasm for cooking encourages everyone

to get in the kitchen while his irresistible recipes will have everyone licking their lips. You’ve read the book, tasted the recipes, now meet the man himself!

Fri 8 Nov 8pm Tickets €20

Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole also said ‘it shows the arts community has the guts to do what the political system has failed to do.’

Tue 12 & Wed 13 Nov 8pm Tickets €15/12

Lúnasa Lúnasa are internationally acknowledged as one of the finest Irish instrumental bands of recent times. The band has appeared at internationally renowned venues such as The Hollywood Bowl, National Concert Hall, Dublin and the Sydney Opera House.

The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child Stellar actors including Helena Bonham-Carter, Rob Brydon, John Hurt, James Corden and Robbie Coltrane give life to the magical characters from the Gruffalo Stories. Both superbly animated movie Sat 9 Nov 3pm versions of the famous books will bring joy and delight. There will be thrills and Tickets €5 spills and super scary bits with Gruffalo Age suitability at the heart of everything.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

In 2011, they were invited to appear at the White House. Lúnasa’s inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into surprising new territory.

5+

Don’t miss their unique and captivating blend of intelligence, innovation and passion.

Thu 14 Nov 8pm Tickets €22/20


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Red Kettle Theatre Company in association with Garter Lane present

Beyond the Brooklyn Sky Written by Michael Hilliard Mulcahy Directed by Peter Sheridan ‘Startlingly relevant … a terrific production from Red Kettle and a really promising debut… entirely convincing’ Irish Times 

St Patrick’s Dramatic Society presents

Pratt is back with St. Patrick’s Dramatic Society Here’s another sublime comedy by Peter Gordon from the famous Inspector Pratt trilogy. It follows the very successful production of Murdered to Death by St Patrick’s Dramatic Society last year. This spoof in the Agatha Christie mould will leave you laughing and wondering ‘whodunnit’. Pratt is back at Pavilion along with Miss Maple and Constable Thomkins and, just like before, chaos reigns supreme.

Wed 20 - Sat 23 Nov 8pm Tickets €18/15

CINEMA REMINDER: Wadjda, Mon 25 Nov

Liam Lawton An evening of inspirational music & song

They grew up, they dreamed, they emigrated together. And when America failed to be the land of plenty, they returned to Bandon. But things had happened out foreign; things of the heart and the purse. Now they gather to welcome one of their own, a hero who has flown the Atlantic solo. The past is a powder keg, waiting to explode…

This highly-acclaimed production makes a welcome return after it wowed Pavilion audiences last year. Be sure to catch it this time round. Supported by The Arts Council Touring Award.

Fri 15 & Sat 16 Nov 8pm Tickets €20/16

Great theatre? See Cavalcaders, 5 - 7 December

It is twenty years since Liam Lawton began composing and performing. Since then he has found a niche with his own brand of sacred and inspirational music. Recently Liam was invited to perform at the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, singing his own compositions before a live audience of 75,000 people and a television audience of 200 million. Come hear Liam live in the intimate setting of the Pavilion auditorium.

Thu 28 Nov 8pm Tickets €20

Love Liam? See Eimear Quinn, 19 December

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DLR Celtic Choristers In aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

The Dining Experience of a Lifetime!

Formed in 1998, the Celtic Choristers are a highly-regarded Male-Voice choir based in St Mary’s College, Rathmines. Through the musical direction of Ethel Glancy, the repertoire comprises many diverse musical styles including religious, operatic and modern classics. The Celtic Choristers have performed in many prestigious venues nationwide,

including Áras an Uachtaráin for President McAleese. Their love of singing, camaraderie and fun are imparted enthusiastically to the audience – a great night for a great cause.

They’re back! Basil, Sybil and Manuel return to serve up more of their madcap mayhem along with a ‘70s inspired three-course meal in this ‘two-hour eat, drink and laugh sensation’ (Daily Telegraph). On tonight’s menu you’ll find two hours of side splitting, belly-aching fun where everything is always fresh and tasty. This is site-specific, interactive comedy theatre at its best. Faulty Towers is ‘The wackiest and happiest experience you’ll ever have’ Cork Evening Echo.

Fri 29 Nov 8pm Tickets €18/16

Tue 3 - Thu 5 Dec 7:30pm Royal Marine Hotel Tickets €47.50 (includes 3 course meal)

Music Network presents

Nikolay Khozyainov SOLO PIANO

Irish concert-goers are still talking about the spellbinding technique and supreme artistry displayed by Nikolay Khozyainov while winning last year’s Dublin International Piano Competition. Now the Pavilion is delighted to offer you the chance to hear this young lion of the keyboard in full flow. In spite of his youth, 21 year-old Nikolay is a performer of maturity and sensitivity; join him for a programme of works by Haydn, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Liszt.

Back by popular demand, this terrific show celebrates the glory of ABBA with a loud and proud fanfare! It’s party season time for everyone to don the glad rags and get in the mood for a Happy New Year.

’A Russian master of the keyboard’ Irish Independent

Sat 30 Nov 8pm Tickets €17/15

CINEMA REMINDER: The Great Beauty, Mon 2 Dec

Early Bird

Join ABBA Forever as they play all the hits from Waterloo to S.O.S and more.

Wed 4 Dec 8pm Tickets €20

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Patrick Talbot Productions presents

The Keogh Family in Concert

This is a unique coming-together of the multi-talented Keogh Family. This wonderful show features renowned actor and entertainer, Des Keogh, along with his wife Geraldine O’Grady and daughter Oonagh who are both highlyacclaimed violinists.

These three wonderful performers now unite for a very special evening of music and entertainment along with special guest, pianist Margaret O’Sullivan.

Sun 8 Dec 8pm Tickets €23/20

CINEMA REMINDER: What Masie Knew, Mon 9 Dec

INYB presents

Nightmare Before Christmas & A Christmas Tale ‘…an exquisite gem of a play.’ Irish Times ‘A deeply touching and intelligent play.’ Sunday Times ‘…a wonderful, wistful memory play’ Irish Times ‘..no reservations, no qualifications: this is a superb play’ Irish Evening Press The Cavalcaders explores the lives and loves of a community of characters in small-town Ireland. Set in an old-fashioned cobbler’s shop, this is the story of a group of men who spend their days mending shoes and their nights as a barbershop quartet and singers of local legend. Their musical harmonies, however, are not reflected in their private lives.

With live music and a beautiful musical score, the play is both moving and entertaining as Billy Roche examines how men relate to men Early Bird and to women. FIRST NIGHT ONLY

Thu 5 - Sat 7 Dec 8pm Tickets €18/16

Irish National Youth Ballet brings two dramatic dance pieces to Pavilion Theatre. Nightmare Before Christmas is a new piece specially commissioned by the company and features music by Tim Burton, Saint Saens and Smetana. A Christmas Tale is a brilliant INYB adaptation of a magical ballet based on old legend featuring the loss of a fortune.

Don’t miss these two wonderful Christmas treats, beautifully presented by Irish National Youth Ballet. Contact us for group rates.

Thu 12 Dec 8pm Fri 13 Dec 12pm & 8pm Sat 14 Dec 3pm & 8pm Sun 15 Dec 2pm Evening €20/15 Matinee €17.50/13.00

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Branar presents

Twas the Night Before Christmas Oíche Roimh an Nollag ‘The stockings were hung by the chimneys with care’

Opera Theatre Company presents

Sing and Be Merry

Sparkling Seasonal Songs

The town is preparing for Christmas. Houses decorated, cards written, presents wrapped and stockings hung. Join Branar as they take us on a joyful journey through the most magical night of the year. Based on a classic poem, this bi-lingual show combines storytelling, original live music & puppetry to create a fun & magical festive show.

Mon 16 Dec 10am & 12pm Tickets €6 Age suitability 5+

Internationally acclaimed soprano Virginia Kerr is delighted to introduce members of OTC’s talented Young Artist’s Programme for this celebration of seasonal songs resplendent with carols, arias and ensemble pieces. Music Director Andrew Synnott conducts this Christmas extravaganza.

This event will also feature a local guest choir in each venue. A rare chance to hear much loved music and see the opera stars of tomorrow.

Fri 20 Dec 8pm Tickets €20/18

CINEMA REMINDER: The Artist and The Model, Mon 16 Dec

Eimear Quinn

Paula Lambert Puppet Theatre presents

Hansel, Gretel & Bosco’s Magical Christmas

Christmas Concert

A spiritual Christmas with a wonderful sense of joy In this intimate and spiritual evening, Eimear Quinn will bring her own special rendition of Christmas songs and carols that make for a memorable musical evening. Eimear’s ethereal voice will blend beautifully with the Mamisa String Quartet which features Maria and Michelle Mason.

Hansel & Gretel is a beautifully-produced Christmas spectacular which tells the age-old fairy story with many a sparkling new twist and is brought to Dun Laoghaire all the way from the world-famous Lambert Theatre in Monkstown. Are we forgetting somebody? Oh yes, Bosco, we’d never forget Bosco - Get ready Boys & Girls!

Experience Christmas as it should be with the uniquely talented Eimear Quinn.

Early Bird

Thu 19 Dec 8pm Tickets €21/19

Sat 21 Dec 3pm Tickets €8 Family ticket €30 Age suitability 3 +

It’s A Wonderful Life Frank Capra’s Christmas favourite is a bona-fide Hollywood classic, featuring magical storytelling and iconic performances from James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who attempts to end it all on Christmas Eve. Will his Guardian Angel persuade him that life really is wonderful?

Come to Pavilion to watch one of the greatest Christmas story ever told on film.!

Sun 22 Dec 4pm G Tickets €7.50/6.50


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