Pavilion Theatre Spring 2017 Brochure

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Booking Information

Box Office: 01-231 2929, or visit our website: (free booking online)

Keep In Touch

Box Office opening hours are Mon-Sat, 12-5pm (8pm on performance nights), Sun, 2 hours before the performance time. Telephone bookings incur a €1 transaction charge. Online booking is free! All children must be accompanied by an adult.


• Concession tickets and group rates – subject to availability • Early Bird Discount – 20% off selected events when you see this symbol. Offer available until Thu 12 Jan on the first 50 tickets.

Refunds/Exchanges & Latecomers

• Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded unless an event is cancelled by the venue. • Please arrive 15 minutes before show time. Latecomers are only admitted at the discretion of the theatre. Please note visiting companies will have differing policies in this regard. • Prices and information can be subject to change. Pavilion Theatre reserves the right to refuse admission even when tickets have been purchased. • For full terms & conditions on all Box Office policies, visit

Gift Vouchers Available


Theatre Bar

The Theatre Bar opens one hour before every evening performance. An Interval order facility is available. Free Wi-Fi available.

Getting Here

By Bus / Train - Dún Laoghaire bus terminus is located across the road from the theatre and accessed via bus numbers: 7, 45A, 46A, 59, 75 & 111. Dún Laoghaire DART station is located directly across the road from the theatre.

Parking Options

Park Rite Car Park - situated under Pavilion Theatre, entrance on Queen’s Road. A €3 rate is available from 5.30pm when you prebook your space online at You must prebook the day in advance of coming to the theatre otherwise a €2.40 hourly rate applies. For opening hours contact: 01 284 4938 Royal Marine Hotel Car Park – entrance on Marine Road. Hourly rate: €2.50. Open 24 hours. Contact: 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 Dún Laoghaire.

Seating Plan


The Entertainer

Thu 5 Jan

Reeling in the Showband Years


The Puccini Scandal

Music Theatre

Fri 6 Jan Sat 7 Jan


FEBRUARY Cinema Theatre Theatre

Mount Anville Choral Society

Fri 17 Feb

The Man in Black


Sat 18 Feb

TINY TUNES: Early Years Cabaret


Sun 19 Feb

Local Arts

Mon 9 Jan

The Fencer

Wed 11 Jan

First Fortnight Festival Infinitely Polar Bear


Thu 12 Jan

Special Consensus Bluegrass Band


Fri 13 Jan

A Streetcar Named Desire

Sat 14 Jan

Minuscule Valley of the Lost Ants

Sat 14 Jan

A Date for Mad Mary


Sun 15 Jan

Oasis: Supersonic

Cinema Music Music

Sun 15 Jan

The Beatles Eight Days A Week

Cinema Music Music

Mon 16 Jan

Local Arts

Sun 19 Feb

To Kill A Mockingbird

Cinema Literary Literary

Mon 20 Feb

Audi Dublin International Film Festival


Before Monsters Were Made


Thu 23 & Fri 24 Feb

My Real Life



Sat 25 Feb

Midge Ure


Cinema Family

Sun 26 Feb



Tue 21 Feb

Cinema &Music Music

Toni Erdmann


Wed 5 Apr

Acis and Galatea


Thu 6 Apr

Mary Black


Fri 7 Apr

Liam O'Flynn & Micheal O'Suilleabhain, Paddy Glackin & Neil Martin in Concert


Sat 8 Apr



Sun 9 Apr

Drama Academy Showcase 2017

Local Arts

MARCH Fascinating Aïda's Dillie Keane

Comedy Music

Peter Panto

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny


Mon 23 Jan

Things to Come


Sat 4 Mar


Tue 24 Jan

Kris Drever, Julie Fowlis, Aoife Ní Bhriain & Padraig Rynne

The Gateway Singers in Aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind


Sun 5 & Thu 9 Mar

Foil Arms and Hog


Thu 26 & Fri 27 Jan

Irish College of Music Theatre

Local Arts

Mon 6 Mar

Zarafa: IFI Education Programme

Sat 28 Jan

High Heels in Low Places

Theatre Comedy

Mon 6 Mar

Sun 29 Jan

Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling

Cinema Music

Mon 10 Apr



Tue 11 & Wed 12 Apr

The Quiet Land


Fri 14 & Sat 15 Apr

The Wolf & Peter

Family Dance

Fri 14 Apr

In the Heat of the Night


Sat 15 Apr

Mick Flannery


Mon 17 Apr

Peter Pan

Schools Cinema

Cinema &Family Family

Mon 17 Apr

Hunt for the Wilderpeople


The Innocents


Wed 19 Apr

Have I No Mouth


Tue 7 & Wed 8 Mar

This Lime Tree Bower


Thu 20 Apr

The Man in the Woman's Shoes


Cinema Music

Fri 10 Mar

Stayin’ Alive – A Tribute to the Bee Gees


Fri 21 & Sat 22 Apr

I Hear You and Rejoice



Sat 11 Mar

The Nualas - All Spanxed Up!

Music Comedy

Sun 23 Apr


Sun 12 Mar

International Women's Day


Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan & Helena Wood

Mon 24 Apr

Manchester by The Sea


Wed 26 Apr

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer


Thu 27 Apr

Lauren Child presents Ruby Redfort

Schools Literary Literary

Thu 27 Apr

Neil Delamere


Sat 29 & Sun 30 Apr

Musicals Mash Up

Local Arts

FEBRUARY Wed 1 & Thu 2 Feb

Des Bishop

Fri 3 Feb

Inishfallen Fare Thee Well



Mon 13 Mar

The King's Speech: IFI Education Programme

Schools Cinema Cinema

Mon 13 Mar



Tue 14 & Wed 15 Mar

IADT Drama Society

Local Arts

Thu 16 Mar

Declan O'Rourke


Fri 17 Mar

Damien Jurado


Sat 18 & Sun 19 Mar

Dublin Dance School

Local Arts

Sat 4 Feb

Michael Harding

Literary &Talks Talks

Mon 6 Feb

I Daniel Blake


Tue 7 & Wed 8 Feb

The Humours of Bandon


Thu 9 Feb

Jason Byrne Is Propped Up


Mon 20 Mar

Cinema Theatre Theatre

Schools Cinema

Fri 10 Feb

Globe On Screen: Julius Caesar

The Olive Tree: IFI Education Programme

Mon 20 Mar

The Olive Tree


Sat 11 Feb

A Viennese Strauss Gala


Tue 21 Mar


Sun 12 & Mon 13 Feb

Shark in the Park

Family Schools

Dance Music



Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival


Mon 13 Feb

Wed 22 Sun 26 Mar Mon 27 Mar

Tue 14 Feb

Valentine's Day - Brief Encounter


My Revolution: IFI Education Programme

Schools Cinema Cinema

Mon 27 Mar

After Love


Tue 14 Feb

Valentine's Day - Lost in Translation

Cinema Tue 28 Mar

The Dead

Music Theatre

Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel


Wed 15 & Thu 16 Feb

Wed 29 Mar




Singin’ in the Rain


Fri 3 Mar


Sat 1 Apr Mon 3 Apr

Literary & Talks Talks

Wed 1 & Thu 2 Mar



La La Land

Local Arts

American Honey

Room on the Broom

Mohsin Hamid In Conversation with Hugh Linehan


Mon 30 Jan

Sat 1 & Sun 2 Apr

Tue 28 Feb


Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Theatre Cinema

Mon 27 Feb

Tue 17 - Sun 22 Jan

Sun 29 Jan

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye


Ultimate School of Music


Thu 30 & Fri 31 Mar




COMING SOON! Mon 8 - Sat 13 May

Private Peaceful


Sun 14 May

I, Malvolio


Fri 26 May

John O'Conor


Fri 16 Jun

Irish Chamber Orchestra AMERICA!









5PM & 8PM EVERY MONDAY SEASON TICKET ONLY €80 Love film? Get a great deal with our MONDAY NIGHT CINEMA SEASON TICKET. For just €80 this season ticket guarantees you entry to ALL 16 of our Monday screenings this season. That’s just €5 per film! For more information or to buy your Season Ticket visit, or call us on 01-231 2929. *Please note – Special Cinema Screenings are not included in the Monday Night Season Ticket.

The Fencer

Mon 9 Jan, 5pm & 8pm

“...atmospheric.” The Hollywood Reporter “well acted, smoothly crafted drama” Variety

Estonian/Russian | Cert: Club | 2015 | 99mins

€7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available)

This touching tale of redemption tells the true story of champion fencer Endel Nelis, who, while on the run from the soviet police in the early 1950s, took up a teaching position in a remote Estonian school. While there, he becomes a father figure for the students, mostly war orphans, teaching them fencing as a way to overcome their loss and his own. WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO DÚN LAOGHAIRE RATHDOWN COUNTY COUNCIL Best Foreign Language Film Shortlist, Oscars 2016


The Telegraph “An intelligent, tough, and gripping movie” The Guardian

Mon 16 Jan, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English/German | Cert: 15A | 2016 | 120mins A compelling and moving thriller, Anthropoid re-imagines the largely forgotten and extraordinary true story of ‘Operation Anthropoid’ during World War II. Starring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, the story follows two exiled soldiers as they attempt the assassination of leading Nazi Reinhard Heydrich, a mission that undoubtedly altered the course of the Second World War and European history.

Things to Come (l’Avenir) “wonderful” LA Times “spine-chilling” The Telegraph

Mon 23 Jan, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) French | Cert: 12A | 2016 | 102mins An emotionally observant character study, portraying the upheaval in Philosophy teacher Nathalie’s comfortable life. In her sixties, Nathalie suddenly finds herself alone and socially isolated, and must deal with the barrage of crises now facing her. With enormous emotional clarity, and a performance of subtle brilliance from Isabelle Huppert, this is a powerful and absorbing drama that resonates. Best Director - Golden Bear Award, Berlin Film Festival 2016


Monday Night Cinema – Season Ticket Available

American Honey “Phenomenal” Wall Street Journal “two amazing performances” Rolling Stone

Mon 30 Jan, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English | Cert: 16 | 2016 | 163mins After a brief and intense flirtation with Jake (Shia LaBeouf) in a supermarket, 18-year-old Star abandons her overburdened, squalid life to travel across the US with his misfit motley crew. Finding love, hope and liberation in the middle of his unorthodox family, this epic road movie takes Star on a journey through a blur of beauty, threat and exuberance. Jury Prize Winner, Cannes Film Festival 2016

I, Daniel Blake

The Guardian “Ken Loach at his most moving – and most vital” The Irish Times

Mon 6 Feb, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English | Cert: 15A | 2016 | 100mins Ken Loach’s timely drama is about an out-of-work Newcastle carpenter Daniel Blake, in his battle to survive after being denied his government health benefits. As he navigates his way through the impersonal welfare system and absurd bureaucracy, Loach creates a powerful work that is intensely moving, darkly humorous and deeply heartbreaking. Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival 2016

Memories (Les Souvenirs)

Mon 13 Feb, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) French | Cert: Club | 2014 | 92mins Aspiring writer Romain finds himself the calm centre of his chaotic family in this pleasant dramedy. His father Michel (Michel Blanc) has just retired and is slipping into a mid-life crisis, whilst his recently widowed grandmother Madeleine is dispatched to a nursing home against her wishes. In an act of defiance, Madeleine runs away, secretly corresponding with Romain which sets off a journey into her past. Presented with the support of the French Embassy and the Institut Français

Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Mon 20 Feb, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is back once again featuring the very best in Irish and international film. We’re delighted to host a very special screening as part of this year’s festival. The film will be announced in the New Year. Keep an eye on our website at www.paviliontheatre. ie, the ADIFF website at and social media for all the details. Presented in association with access>CINEMA with support from the Arts Council. 5

Monday Night Cinema – Season Ticket Available

La La Land

an all-singing, all-dancing Oscars frontrunner” The Telegraph “a musical masterpiece” The Guardian

Mon 27 Feb, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English | Cert: PG | 2016 | 128mins From the Oscar nominated director of Whiplash, La La Land follows Sebastian, an ambitious jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and Mia, an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) as they pursue their dreams of stardom, ‘meet cute’ and fall in love, as they struggle to make ends meet in modern day LA. As their success begins to grow however, the dreams they have worked hard to realise begin to tear them apart.

The Innocents (Les innocents) “powerful” Variety The Guardian

Mon 6 Mar, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) French/Polish | Cert: Club | 2016 | 115mins Set at the end of the Second World War in Poland, Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor comes to the aid of a group of Polish nuns, many of whom are in the advance state of pregnancy, after their vows were violated by Soviet soldiers. An emotion layered, tender and insightful drama, The Innocents is based on real events and deals with the complexities of faith, trauma and compassion.

Paterson The Telegraph “Pure, filmic poetry.” The Irish Times

Mon 13 Mar, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English | Cert: 15A | 2016 | 118mins This charming new film observes a week in the life of working-class bus driver Paterson (Adam Driver). An amateur poet, Paterson tries to connect his everyday routines and relationships with the creativity he shows in the poetry that he writes. A charming and humorous film that celebrates the normal rhythms of life and how even the most mundane things can inspire creativity. Palme d’Or Nominee, Cannes Film Festival 2016

The Olive Tree (el olivo)

Mon 20 Mar, 5pm & 8pm

“emotional truth…” Hollywood Reporter “… universally appealing” Variety

Spanish | Cert: Club | 2016 | 100mins

€7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) 20-year old Alma lives in the austerity-hit Castellón region of Spain. Her grandfather is on hunger strike and has not spoken since his son sold the family’s ancient olive tree. In the hope of reconciling the family, impulsive Alma sets out on a journey to reclaim her family’s ancestral tree, which proves harder than first imagined. Delightful, passionate and heartfelt, a heart-warming tale of redemption and hope.


Monday Night Cinema – Season Ticket Available

After Love (L’économie du couple) “superbly acted” The Guardian “superior filmmaking.” Empire

Mon 27 Mar, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) French | Cert: 12A | 2016 | 100mins After 15 years of marriage, Marie (Bérénice Bejo) and Boris (Cédric Kahn) are calling it quits, but until they can resolve the details of their separation agreement, they continue to live under the same roof that is holding back their separation. As their relationship breaks down further we witness both their complexities and the depths of the cracks in their marriage.

Toni Erdmann The Telegraph “…original…hilarious…brilliant.” Time Out

Mon 3 Apr, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) German | Cert: Club | 2016 | 162mins Winifried, a divorced, retired piano-teacher and persistent prankster decides to up and leave the comfort of his German suburbs, to spring a surprise visit on his estranged, career-driven daughter Inès. Far from pleased with his intrusion on her life, Winifried causes mayhem with the help of his alter ego Toni Erdmann. A hilarious exploration of a father-daughter relationship that is warm, surprising and deeply human. Best Foreign Language Film Submission, Oscars 2017


“a standout performance…electrifying” The Guardian Best Foreign Language Film Submission, Oscars 2017

Mon 10 Apr, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) French | Cert: Club | 2016 | 131mins A provocative, divisive and darkly humorous thriller, in which French star Isabelle Huppert delivers a powerhouse performance as Michèle, a businesswoman who takes matters into her own hands following a violent physical attack by a masked intruder in her own home. The result is a suspenseful thriller that is unflinching yet remarkable, and unlike any other film you’ll see this year. Based on Philippe Djian’s acclaimed novel ‘Oh...’

Hunt for the Wilderpeople “A big-hearted picture full of small, understated moments of magic” The Guardian

Mon 17 Apr, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available) English | Cert: 16 | 2016 | 163mins Troubled orphan Ricky is placed with a new foster family on a remote New Zealand farm; middle-aged couple Bella and Hec. Ricky’s hard exterior is soon broken down but when tragedy strikes, Ricky runs away to the bush to escape being returned to the care system. When Hec follows Ricky, they end up stranded in the outback and a series of comic mishaps ensues, including a nationwide man hunt. Best International Feature, Galway Film Fleadh 2016 Audience Award, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016


Manchester by the Sea

Mon 24 Apr, 5pm & 8pm €7.50/6.50 (Season Ticket Available)

Time Out “Brilliant” New York Post

English | Cert: Club | 2016 | 135mins Following the sudden death of his older brother, reclusive handyman Lee (Casey Affleck) is surprised to learn that he has been made sole guardian of his brother’s teenage son Patrick. Returning to the town he grew up in, Lee is forced to confront his past, including his ex-wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and adjust to life with Patrick, and without his brother. An emotionally overwhelming and criticallyacclaimed drama.

SP E CIAL SCREEN IN GS LISTIN GS As well as our regular Monday Night Cinema, we also have a variety of special screenings…

Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer

First Fortnight: Infinitely Polar Bear

Wed 4 Jan, 7.30pm | €12/10

Wed 11 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50



Cert: Club

Cert: R





A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Fri 13 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50

Sat 14 Jan, 2pm | €7.50/6.50/5, Family Ticket €20


No dialogue

Cert: U

Cert: G





A Date for Mad Mary

Oasis: Supersonic

Sat 14 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50


Sun 15 Jan, 5pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12



Cert: 15A

Cert: 15A





The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling

Sun 15 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12

Sun 29 Jan, 5pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12



Cert: 12A

Cert: 12A





Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen: Julius Caesar

Sun 29 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12

Fri 10 Feb, 7.30pm | €10/8.50



Cert: Club

Cert: Club





Brief Encounter (1945)

Lost in Translation

Valentine’s Day Screening | Tue 14 Feb, 5pm

Valentine’s Day Screening | Tue 14 Feb, 8pm

€7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12

€7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12



Cert: G

Cert: 15





To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Sun 19 Feb, 8pm | €7.50/6.50

Sat 1 Apr, 8pm | €7.50/6.50




Cert: G


1952 102mins

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Walt Disney’s Peter Pan (1953)

Fri 14 Apr, 8pm | €7.50/6.50

Mon 17 Apr, 2pm | €7.50/6.50/5, Family €20



Cert: Club

Cert: G





IFI EDUCATION PROGRAMME-Primary & Secondary Schools – Study Guides Available Zarafa

The King’s Speech

Mon 6 Mar, 10.30am

Mon 13 Mar, 10.30am €5 per student (Teachers go free)

€5 per student (Teachers go free)

Senior Infants - 6th Class

Senior Cycle English &

English (dubbed)

Transition Year


English 118mins

The Olive Tree (el olivo)

My Revolution (Ma revolution)

Mon 20 Mar, 10.30am

Mon 27 Mar, 10.30am €5 per student (Teachers go free)

€5 per student (Teachers go free)

Senior Cycle Spanish &

Senior Cycle French &

Transition Year

Transition Year

Spanish (English subtitles)

French (English subtitles)




Branagh Theatre Live:


The Entertainer Wed 4 Jan, 7.30pm | €12/10 English | Cert: Club | 2016 | 140min

John Osborne’s modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls in an unstable post-war Britain. Kenneth Branagh takes on the role of Archie Rice, a failing music hall performer hoping to turn his fortunes around. As his act and his finances continue to fall he becomes increasingly desperate to revive his career, intentionally oblivious to the suffering of his family. “Kenneth Branagh triumphs in style” The Telegraph The Independent

Reeling in the Showband Years Thu 5 Jan, 8pm | €33


Relive great memories and journey back to the magic of the Showband era… RTÉ’s Ronan Collins is back as host, performing some of his renowned tributes to the great Joe Dolan and Dickie Rock. Also on the bill; the living legend of showbiz Red Hurley with his greatest hits, smash hit songs from Gina of The Champions and Gregory of The Cadets, brother and sister combo Keith and Lorraine McDonald and The Conquerors Showband!

The Puccini Scandal An Opera Drama by Niall Morris Fri 6 Jan, 8pm | €29 Early Bird Tickets Available


The Puccini Scandal makes a much anticipated return following its sold out Irish debut in 2015. This intriguing new dramatization of the life of opera composer Giacomo Puccini, is interspersed with flashback scenes from his most loved operas including La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Tosca, and others. Niall Morris (Celtic Tenors) is charismatic in the central role of the great composer, alongside Irish Soprano Mairead Buicke, internationally acclaimed British Tenor Alexander Edwards and Baritone Simon Morgan.


“A lovely, very entertaining show” Gay Byrne

First Fortnight in partnership with IFI National presents

Infinitely Polar Bear Wed 11 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50 English | Cert: R | 2014 | 90mins


Set in Boston in the late ‘70s, husband and father Cameron (Mark Ruffalo) is recovering from a nervous breakdown brought on by his bi-polar disorder. With his future uncertain, Cameron tries to win back his wife’s trust by taking full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters while she attends graduate school in New York. Funny, quirky, poignant, and based on a true story, Infinitely Polar Bear is a refreshingly positive depiction of living with mental illness. “a revelation” Wall Street Journal Best Actor Nominee, Golden Globes 2016

Old Flattop presents

Special Consensus Bluegrass Band Thu 12 Jan, 8pm | €20/17


Formed in Chicago in 1975, this four-piece, acoustic Bluegrass band is led by Greg Cahill (banjo & vocals) and features Rick Faris (guitar & vocals), Dan Eubanks (bass & vocals) and newest member Nick Dumas (mandolin & vocals). Their repertoire features traditional bluegrass standards, original compositions and bluegrass interpretations of other music genres. They recently won a Nashville International Bluegrass Music Association Award for their recording of Fireball from their new album Long I Ride. Best Bluegrass Album Shortlist, GRAMMY Awards 2017 Best Bluegrass Album Nominee, GRAMMY Awards 2012

Special Cinema Screening

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Fri 13 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50 English/Spanish | Cert: U | 1951 | 125mins


Empire “Brando is lethally powerful” The Guardian Twelve Time Oscar Nominee, 1952

When troubled Blanche Dubois visits her sister Stella and brother-in-law Stanley in New Orleans, she enters a tense domestic situation. Blanche is taunted mercilessly by her brutish brother-in-law as he tries to remove her influence over Stella. As the situation becomes more fraught Blanche’s past returns to haunt her creating a situation that inevitably implodes. Based on the award winning play by Tennessee Williams, starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh.


Special Cinema Screening

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Sat 14 Jan, 2pm €7.50/6.50/5, Family Ticket €20 No dialogue | Cert: G | 2013 | 85mins


“delightful” The Guardian On a beautiful summer’s day, a colony of black ants hit the jackpot when they discover a tin of sugar lumps left over from a picnic. Transporting their load, they come under attack from an army of red ants. Stranded in the woods, a brave little ladybird steps up to help save the day. Best Animated Film, CÉSAR Awards France

Special Cinema Screening

Sat 14 Jan, 8pm

A Date for Mad Mary



English | Cert: 15A | 2016 | 82mins The Sunday Independent

‘Mad’ Mary McArdle (Seana Kerslake) returns to Drogheda after a brief stint in prison. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Denied a plus one to her best friend’s wedding on the grounds that she is un-dateable, Mary sets out to prove everyone wrong, in this rough and ready comedy about friendship, first love and letting go of the glory days. Special Cinema Screening

Sun 15 Jan, 5pm

Oasis: Supersonic

€7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12


English | Cert: 15A | 2016 | 121mins NME “a thoroughly entertaining documentary” The New York Times

A revealing look at the behind the scenes story of the meteoric rise to fame of rock band Oasis. Narrated by brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher, and featuring concert footage as well as interviews with the band and the people who know them best, this is the true story of one of music’s greatest groups and the sibling rivalry that eventually derailed them. Special Cinema Screening

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

Sun 15 Jan, 8pm €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12 English | Cert: 12A | 2016 | 135mins “a vivid slice of history…and a dose of nostalgia” The Washington Post


Exploring the rapid rise of The Beatles during the early days, Ron Howard’s documentary focuses on the touring years, from 1962 to 1966. Watch the untold story of the biggest band in the world, from their club dates in Liverpool, to their concert tours around the world, finishing with their final live performance in San Francisco in 1966. 12

Music Network presents

Kris Drever, Julie Fowlis, Aoife Ní Bhriain & Padraig Rynne (Ireland/Scotland) Tue 24 Jan, 8pm | €18/16


Embark on an odyssey of love, loss and wonder as four incredibly talented and creative folk musicians shape songs from ages past into something fresh, dynamic and irresistible. Freewheeling guitarist with award-winning avant-folk trio Lau, Kris Drever has been described by Q magazine as ‘the standard bearer’ of the folk music revival. Completing this outstanding line-up are silver-toned singer Julie Fowlis, multi-award winning fiddler Aoife Ní Bhriain and concertina player Padraig Rynne.

“Kris Drever is a serious talent” MOJO “A sublime voice” The Observer (on Fowlis)


High Heels in Low Places Sat 28 Jan, 8pm | €20


The Queen of Ireland, drag artist Panti Bliss, invites you into her gender-discombobulating world, exposing the stories behind the make-up, from performance giant to accidental activist. ‘Pantigate’, which followed her 2014 RTÉ appearance and subsequent speech on homophobia from The Abbey stage, fed into Ireland’s marriage equality referendum success. Hilarious and poignant, Panti traces her journey from small-town boy, kicking against traditions to towering plastique woman in false lashes making history.

”A wise, hilarious, foul-mouthed jolt to the system” Time Out

Please Note: Bad language and references of a sexual nature

*Photo Credit: Conor Horgan

Special Cinema Screenings

Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling & Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling


Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Sun 29 Jan, 5pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12 Sun 29 Jan, 8pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12 English | Cert: 12A | 2016 | 112mins Time Out

Documenting Nick Cave and his band, The Bad Seeds, as they recorded their sixteenth studio album Skeleton Tree. The film explores the way our personal experiences can spur creativity.

English | Cert: Club | 2005 | 98mins “An affectionate and intimate celebration” The Hollywood Reporter A personal look at the life of a music legend, featuring a private, candid interview with the man himself and contributions from musicians including U2 and Rufus Wainwright. 13

The Lisa Richards Agency presents

Des Bishop ‘One Day You’ll Understand’ Wed 1 & Thu 2 Feb, 8pm | €25/23


Des is old enough now to know that when his Mom used her favourite expression, “one day you will understand”, that she was often correct. However, sometimes she was just hiding from having to explain the complexities of life. What a great metaphor for the confusing world we live in; from Trump to Isis, Facebook feeds to conspiracy theories and the ever-confusing battle of the sexes. Through laughter, Des attempts to make sense of the world today and life in general.

The Dublin Theatre Company present

Inishfallen Fare Thee Well The Story of Sean O’Casey Fri 3 Feb, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets Available


Mail on Sunday This is the story of Sean O’Casey’s life, growing up in Dublin at a time when political and artistic life were flourishing, leading ultimately to The Great Lock Out of 1913, The Easter Rising of 1916 and The Great War 1914-1918. Witnessed by O’Casey, these events directly influenced his four world classic plays; The Shadow Of A Gunman, Juno & The Paycock, The Plough & The Stars and The Silver Tassie. Ronan Wilmot performs this unique story of Ireland’s greatest political playwright.

Michael Harding: Talking to Strangers Sat 4 Feb, 8pm | €18/16


Back due to overwhelming demand! Michael Harding is one of Ireland’s most distinctive writers and storytellers and his recent memoirs Staring at Lakes and Hanging with the Elephant have touched a chord with audiences throughout the country. Now he returns to the Pavilion with his latest book, Talking to Strangers and to ruminate on his life over the past 18 months, playing the Bull McCabe on stage in Dublin, struggling with selfdoubt, faith, and psychotherapy, and the chaos of building a home extension!


Fishamble: The New Play Company presents

The Humours of Bandon Tue 7 & Wed 8 Feb, 8pm | €16/14 Written & performed by Margaret McAuliffe


On the eve of the Irish Open Championship, we meet 16-year-old Annie, as she limbers up for the biggest dancing competition of her teenage life. Sharp, charming and hilarious, this coming-of-age story from Fishamble: The New Play Company, tracks Annie’s determined journey to success and the trials and triumphs of competitive Irish Dancing. Directed by Stefanie Preissner (Can’t Cope Won’t Cope) “terrific” The Irish Times Little Gem Award, Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016 Best Performer Nominee, Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016

*Photo Credit: George Carter

Developed as part of Show in a Bag, an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute.

Special Eye Entertainment presents

Jason Byrne is Propped Up Thu 9 Feb, 8pm | €23 Age Guidance: 16yrs+


Jason Byrne’s brand new show has everything you’ve come to expect from “The Outright King of Live Comedy” (The Times), plus Ducks, False Chins, Portable Igloos, Bewildered Owls and much, much more. The star of Wild Things (Sky 1) and The Snaptastic Show (TV3) has gone back to his comedy roots, probably so he can pull them up and use them as a prop as well! “Watching a new Jason Byrne Show is like witnessing lightning in a bottle” Edinburgh Evening News ‘Unmissable’ Evening Standard

Special Cinema Screening

Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen: Julius Caesar Fri 10 Feb, 7.30pm | €10/8.50 English | Cert: Club | 2014 | 151mins


“genuinely magical’” Daily Telegraph “captivating” The Telegraph As Julius Caesar returns to Rome to begin a dictatorship style rule, growing Republicanism amongst the Romans resolves that his ambition must be curbed. Shakespeare’s tense drama of high politics is one which reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power, with themes that still resonate today. Staged in Elizabethan dress with Roman accessories and with music played on period instruments, this is a truly authentic live performance, recorded at The Globe Theatre in London.


World on Stage present

A Viennese Strauss Gala Sat 11 Feb, 7.30pm | €22/20


Recreating the romance of the Viennese Festive season, a bygone age of glamorous soirees and Strauss waltzes, the show features highlights from some of the great Operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar; Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and many more. The European Orchestral Ensemble will accompany four soloists from major Opera companies; Opera North, English National Opera and D’Oyly Carte. This wonderful production is cleverly staged, authentically costumed, and will appeal to the romantic as much as the music aficionado.

Nonsense Room Productions presents


Shark in the Park Sun 12 Feb, 2pm & 4pm | Mon 13 Feb, 10am* Child €8, Adult €10, Family €32 *School Show €6.50 (Teachers go free) Age Guidance: 2-7yrs

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? This fin-tastic story follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on three exciting adventures. A fun musical show for families and schools, based on the much loved book series by Nick Sharratt. See all three books come to life, live on stage! “foot-tapping, musical delight” Edinburgh Festivals for Kids “captivated the younger audience members”

Special Valentine’s Cinema Screenings Brief Encounter & Lost in Translation Brief Encounter (1945)

Lost in Translation

Tue 14 Feb, 5pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12

Tue 14 Feb, 8pm | €7.50/6.50, Double Bill €12

English | Cert: G | 1945 | 88mins

English | Cert: 15 | 2003 | 101mins

“masterpiece of romantic cinema” The Guardian

After a chance encounter at a railway station, Laura and Alec’s friendship grows, as does their love for each other. A classic, romantic film about love and sacrifice. 16


“a triumph” Empire

Marooned in Tokyo, ageing American actor Bob (Bill Murray) and newly married graduate Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) cross paths and embark on an unlikely and fleeting friendship.

The Performance Corporation & Breda Cashe Productions present

The Dead Based on James Joyce’s best loved short story


Wed 15 & Thu 16 Feb, 8pm | €20/18

An award-winning drama with music, based on James Joyce’s best loved short story. Four singers accompanied by a string quartet conjure all the humour and heartbreak of a family gathering on a snowy night in Dublin. Composer Ellen Cranitch and playwright Tom Swift have created a vivid musical telling of one of the greatest short stories ever written. “this handsome chamber opera adaptation…sweetly honours the dead.” The Irish Times “Enigmatic and beautiful in equal measure.” The Irish Examiner This production of The Dead is skilfully directed by Jo Mangan, in a beautiful version of Joyce’s masterpiece. Cast: Clare Barrett, Kate Gilmore, Ruth McGill & Rory Musgrave Tommy Swarbrigg presents

The Man in Black Fri 17 Feb, 8pm | €22/20 TOMMY SWARBRIGG PRESENTS

The No. One Johnny Cash Tribute in USA From Cambridge, Ohio, USA

Terry Lee Goffee is…


Direct from the USA, The No. 1 Johnny Cash tribute show returns to Ireland! Featuring Terry Lee Goffee and his band, this is one show you won’t want to miss. He sings like Johnny, he looks like Johnny and he performs just like the great man, with energy, charisma and vitality! “The show is great, my brother would be proud” Tommy Cash “It’s a wonderful show” Joanne Cash Yates 17

Tiny Tunes: Early Years Cabaret Sat 18 Feb, 11am & 12.15pm €8.50 per child (max 2 adults per child)


Singer Susannah de Wrixon faces her toughest critics yet with her charming collection of new and old children’s tunes for tiny tots! With lots of participation from the young and not so young, this is a perfect introduction to a theatre experience for your little ones. Clap, sing, shake, and experience with your child, their first theatre trip in an interactive and joyful way. Age Guidance: 2-5yrs Duration: 45mins

Special Cinema Screening CINEMA CINEMA LITERARY

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Sun 19 Feb, 8pm | €7.50/6.50 English | 1962 | 129mins

“a triumph” Empire

Set in an era of racial tension and segregation in Southern America, this classic film focuses on the moral understanding of 6-year-old narrator Scout. Scout’s father, respected lawyer Atticus Finch, takes on the case of black man, Tom Robinson who is falsely accused of attacking a white girl. As the trial unfolds, Scout learns about the dangers and prevalence of racism and morality. This Academy Award winning adaptation of Harper Lee’s acclaimed novel, stars Gregory Peck in his defining role.

15th Oak Productions present

Before Monsters Were Made by Ross Dungan Tue 21 Feb, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets Available


After the untimely death of a local girl, the bereaved father strikes out against David Colgan and his family. Grief quickly turns to suspicion as rumours grip the town and the Colgan family soon find themselves fighting a losing battle – can they truly trust the people they love and know best? This critically acclaimed new drama is a thrilling story set in 1960s Mayo. “Packs a punch...Excellent!” The Irish Independent “A gripping new thriller” The Sunday Times Cast: John Cronin, Orla Fitzgerald, Gary Murphy, Janice Byrne, Manus Halligan


Theatre Royal Productions present

My Real Life by Eoin Colfer Thu 23 & Fri 24 Feb, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets - 1st Night Only


Starring Sing Street star Don Wycherley Wexford man Noel has advanced MS and decides to end it all. But first, he has apologies to make, messages to send and love in his heart that must be declared, even if it’s already too late. Noel spends what is possibly the last hour of his life re-living the highs and lows of the past forty years. Touching and entertaining, My Real Life is a play that will make you laugh and make you cry. “A tour de force” The Irish Examiner

Pat Egan presents

Midge Ure - Something from Everything Tour Sat 25 Feb, 8pm | €36


Midge Ure, the man behind the iconic 80s band Ultravox, co-creator of Live Aid, Band Aid and Live 8 with Bob Geldof and the man behind two of the biggest selling records of all time; Feed the World and Vienna. Accompanied by India Electric Co., Midge will feature at least one song from every album, from Rich Kids, Visage and Ultravox, to his solo albums Gift, Pure and Answers to Nothing. A show that encompasses all the hits as well as something unusual played live, with all the usual commitment.

Music Network presents


Dinosaur (UK) Sun 26 Feb, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets Available

Following boldly in the footsteps of the likes of Polar Bear and Phronesis, Dinosaur skilfully weave electricjazz, Celtic folk melodies and north African drumming styles into a sound reminiscent of late-1960s Miles Davis. The band has been performing together for over six years. The result: utterly compelling live performances– a playful fusion of sparse, epigrammatic trumpet lines, catchy riffs, shifting dance grooves and pulsing bass lines. “A new British jazz super group” All About Jazz “masterful…is a must-hear” Written in Music


Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival presents

Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Hugh Linehan Tue 28 Feb, 8pm | €12/10


Mohsin Hamid, in this exclusive preview event for Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, talks about his new novel Exit West, which could scarcely be more relevant to the turbulent times we live in. Mohsin Hamid writes regularly for The New York Times, The Guardian and The New York Review of Books, and is the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Moth Smoke, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia and Discontent and its Civilisations.

Fascinating Aïda’s Dillie Keane Wed 1 & Thu 2 Mar, 8pm | €30/27 €25 for groups of 10+ on Wed 1 Mar


The Times Daily Mail

Back due to overwhelming demand with songs and stories brimming with laughter, tears, wit, nostalgia and more laughter! Olivier Award nominated Dillie Keane takes a short break from her Fascinating Aïda gal pals to return to our stage following her sell-out show last September. With brand new tunes, grand old favourites, gorgeous songs of love and hilarious songs of wickedness, this will be Dillie’s only Irish performance following her hugely successful tours of London, New York and Edinburgh. The Headline Agency presents

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny in Concert Fri 3 Mar, 8pm | €23/21


Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music; a mixture of traditional songs and originals, composed by Andy. Between them, Irvine and Lunny have been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, The Bothy Band, Mozaik and recently Usher’s Island. Their unique style of accompaniment is an ongoing influence in the wider world of Irish music. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see these two legends of Irish music on stage together.


The Gateway Singers In Aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Sat 4 Mar, 8pm | €20


Hailing from Donegal, The Gateway Singers formed in 2005 and currently has more than 70 members, from the age of 17 and upwards. Their sound is as rich as the cultural heritage of their native Donegal, with an uplifting sound, beautifully rich harmonies and a uniquely warm personality. Audiences can expect an eclectic and well balanced set of choral works delivered with equal verve and skill. The choir is under the direction of John Peoples and co-direction of Claire Doherty and will be accompanied by Charlotte Logue.

Foil Arms and Hog ‘DoomDah’ Sun 5 & Thu 9 Mar, 8pm | €19/17 Age Guidance: 14yrs+


“I love these guys” Des Bishop “Pure brilliant” Tommy Tiernan Following sell-out runs in Dublin and Edinburgh, and with over 4 million hits on YouTube, with viral comedy hits like ‘How to Speak Dublin’, Ireland’s top comedy sketch group are back due to overwhelming demand! Showcasing a delicious blend of bizarre, surreal and hilarious comedy scenes with outrageous characters and unexpected twists, the lads will have you rolling around on the floor. IrishTimes |

This Lime Tree Bower by Conor McPherson Tue 7 & Wed 8 Mar, 8pm | €20/18 Age Guidance: 14yrs+ Early Bird Tickets - 1st Night Only

Examiner THEATRE

Conor McPhersons’ award-winning play is a poignant and funny tale told through three interlinking monologues. It follows three young men from a small seaside town, who tell of their inextricably linked lives and the eventful week which was to change things for good. “A show about optimism and hope … brilliantly delivered…heartfelt and genuinely humorous” RTE Radio 1 “zippy and evocative … its vivid images and brisk rhythm generates an electric charge” The Irish Times *Photo Credit: Ste Murray


Stayin’ Alive – A Tribute to the Bee Gees Fri 10 Mar, 8pm | €25


Now in their 19th year as the world’s premiere tribute to the Bee Gees, Stayin’ Alive continue to tour all corners of the globe with their No.1 show. Now for the first time, they will perform in Ireland with an evening of music and song dedicated to the magic of the Brothers Gibb. Faultless recreation of the distinctive vocals and harmony sounds of the Bee Gees, with timeless classics such as How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy, Massachusetts, Gotta Get A Message To You and many more.

The Nualas – All Spanxed Up! Sat 11 Mar, 8pm | €20/18 Age Guidance: 15yrs+


“Genius” The Scotsman “dazzlingly impressive, non-stop belly laughs” The New York Times In this evening of song, chat and sketch with Ireland’s much loved first ladies of comedy, you’ll hear it all; Trump, weight-gain, husbands, debt, and why it’s so hard to find the perfect nylons! This fabulous new extravaganza will leave ankles swollen with laughter, ear drums throbbing in musical ecstasy and eyeballs bulging in disbelief as The Nualas knock it out of the comedy park yet again.

International Women’s Day Sun 12 Mar

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival will be staging two very special events on Sunday March 12th. The events will feature inspirational women guest speakers who will be announced on very soon. You won’t be disappointed. We promise!



Declan O’Rourke in Concert Thu 16 Mar, 8pm | €23


A national treasure, Declan O’Rourke plays to soldout crowds in his native Ireland and around the world, receiving critical acclaim for his songwriting, singing and live performances. He has performed with major international stars such as Bob Dylan, Paolo Nutini, and most recently The Dubliners, as part of their farewell tour. A consummate and versatile performer, his songs mesmerize, whether performed solo, with a band or a full orchestra. “a rich, soulful, musical voice and a brilliant instrumental ability.” Paul Brady “Compassion, romance…and a sense of history run through the songs” The New York Times

Aiken Promotions present An Evening with Damien Jurado Acoustic Travels through Maraqopa Fri 17 Mar, 8pm | €23


Damien Jurado is an American indie rock singer/ songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Over the years, he has released albums on many labels; his primary label today being Secretly Canadian. Nick Drake had a definite impact on his work, but Jurado modelled his career on figures like Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, and Randy Newman. As a teen he even received home-recorded cassette tapes from a shaggy-haired hotel janitor named Kurt Cobain. Jurado is a storyteller; unreality is his through-line. “Dreamy, trippy and filled with elegant hooks” Uncut

Compañía María “la Serrana” presents


Gypsy Flamenco from One Generation to the Next Tue 21 Mar, 8pm | €28 €23 for groups of 10+


‘Generaciones’ is a gypsy flamenco show from the heart of Seville featuring the top flamenco artists of our time. María “La Serrana” brings together two renowned flamenco families to join her on stage; de los Reyes (dance) and Amador (voice/ guitar). Their long standing tradition within the art of flamenco dance and music has evolved with time, passing from one generation to the next. This unique performance will fuse the experience and styles of three gypsy flamenco generations. Full of energy and intensity, this is set to be a sparkling and sizzling flamenco evening. 23

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival Wed 22 – Sun 26 Mar


Following the success of last year’s festival this year’s event will once again bring an eclectic mix of participants to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown from 22nd to 26th March 2017. As usual, all ages and interests will find elements of the festival to provoke their thoughts and inspire their creativity. In addition, a selection of preview events will whet the appetite for this year’s Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival. Tickets are ON SALE NOW for readings by, Joanna Trollope, Michael Longley & Fanny Howe, Sarah Howe & Nick Laird, Judith Kerr and Ryan Tubridy & P.J. Lynch.

For programme updates and booking information please go to Music Network presents

Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel (France)

Tue 28 Mar, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets Available


Celebrated French cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand, winner of a prestigious Victoire de la Musique Classique (a French Grammy) will perform alongside impressive pianist Paschal Amoyel. The duo have garnered widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike and in particular for the “wonderful singing quality” of their playing. An unmissable programme of music including Fauré, Brahms, Liszt and more.


Featuring Breandán de Gallaí (Riverdance) & Nick O’Connell

Wed 29 Mar, 8pm | €16/14 Early Bird Tickets Available


An immersive theatrical experience, Lïnger is a 21st century reimagining of Irish dance. Provocative, powerful and emotional, this male duet examines identity, sexuality, masculinity and ageing. Edinburgh Fringe Festival “Powerful, tender and achingly beautiful” Irish Examiner *Photo Credit: Declan English


“…superb: a must-see…intensely moving… technically brilliant…breath-taking” The Skinny

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye by Jim Nolan Thu 30 & Fri 31 Mar, 8pm | €18/16 Early Bird Tickets - 1st Night Only


Set in a provincial newspaper office in the Irish Midlands, the privately owned Inishshannon Chronicle has just been acquired by a media conglomerate and the new brush is about to sweep clean. As the newspaper’s staff adjust to radical changes in its structure and ethos, the town prepares to celebrate a tenuous connection to the Easter Rising. The revelation that this connection is not quite what it seems puts the Chronicle’s editor on a collision course with both his new bosses and the local business and political community. “a meditation on the shape of the nation as it celebrates the Rising” Irish Times “a genuine glimpse into what life is really like in the Irish regional newsroom.” Munster Express Starring Garrett Keogh (The Weir), Michael Hayes, Ciaran McMahon, Ema Lemon

Tall Stories presents

Room on the Broom – Live on Stage! Sat 1 Apr, 2pm & 4.30pm Sun 2 Apr, 1pm & 3.30pm Child €13, Adult €15, Family €49 Age Guidance: 3yrs+


Iggety ziggety zaggety zoom! Join the witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a crazy frog. But this broomstick’s not meant for five and - CRACK - it snaps in two... just as the hungry dragon appears! Songs, laughs and scary fun for children and their grown-ups, in the Olivier Award Nominated show that’s toured the world!


“A truly theatrical feast” The List “Perfect introduction to theatre” Sunday 25

Special Cinema Screening CINEMA & MUSIC

Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Sat 1 Apr, 8pm | €7.50/6.50 English | Cert: G | 1952 | 102mins

“A little gem” Empire A rare chance to revisit one of the greatest musicals ever made, on the big screen. Set in the late 1920s, this uplifting and timeless musical tells the story of Hollywood’s transition from silent films to ‘talkies’. When leading lady Lina’s voice doesn’t transition well to sound, the studio has her dubbed by aspiring actress Kathy. As trouble mounts, the musical numbers become more impressive including the iconic Singin’ in the Rain scene performed by Gene Kelly.

Opera Theatre Company presents Acis & Galatea Wed 5 Apr, 7.30pm | €38/35 Age Guidance: 9yrs+

Handel’s pastoral love story, full of glorious music and soaring melodies, darkens when Polyphemus decides he wants Galatea for himself. With renowned baroque specialist Peter Whelan as Music Director, Acis & Galatea is sung in English, features the dazzling Irish Baroque Orchestra and is directed by Tom Creed. Both elegant and exciting Handel’s enchanting choruses, touching arias, and comic moments will enthrall and delight. Featuring tenor Eamonn Mulhall, soprano Susanna Fairbairn, baritone Edward Grint and tenor Andrew Gavin.

Mary Black in Concert Thu 6 Apr, 8pm | €35




“…simply spellbinding.” Boston Globe Following a sell-out performance last September, Irish treasure Mary Black returns to our stage for one night only – early booking advised. With so many platinum albums to her name and countless hits, there will be no shortage of great songs on the night with some surprises too. Mary will bring her world famous band of musicians: Bill Shanley (guitar), Pat Crowley (piano & accordion), Nick Scott (double bass) and Richie Buckley (saxaphone).

Liam O’Flynn & Micheal O’Suilleabhain, Paddy Glackin & Neil Martin in Concert Fri 7 Apr, 8pm | €25


“veritable aristocrats of Irish music.” Le Monde Four of the most revered names in Irish music come together to present an evening of top class traditional music. Master uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn came to prominence playing with the seminal Irish band Planxty. Micheal Ó Súilleabháin is indelibly associated with the playing of Irish music on the piano and is one of this country’s foremost composers. Dublin-born Paddy Glackin is one of the leading exponents of the fiddle and completing the line-up is Belfast man Neil Martin whose cello playing underpins the sound of the quartet.

The New Theatre presents

LEDWIDGE by Gerard Humphreys Sat 8 Apr, 8pm | €18/16 Age Guidance: 12yrs+ Early Bird Tickets Available


Discover the life, love and poetry of an oft-forgotten Irish hero in a new play by Stewart Parker Awardwinning playwright, Gerard Humphreys. In LEDWIDGE, Humphreys explores War poet Francis Ledwidge’s personal conflict during World War I, his early life as a trade union organiser, and his relationships with two women. Touching upon themes of class, war and nationalism, LEDWIDGE presents its subject in the context of his art and politics, bringing to life the adventurous spirit of Ireland’s greatest war poet.

Patrick Talbot Productions presents

The Quiet Land


Tue 11 & Wed 12 Apr, 8pm | €18/15

Starring Des Keogh and Derry Power

Early Bird Tickets - 1st Night Only

Two elderly farmers, Eamon and Nashee are old rivals, old neighbours. Their conversation is of a gentler time...but there’s nothing gentle about today’s conversation. They are forced to confront each other with some heartbreaking truths. The Quiet Land is a celebration of the humour, resilience and endearing innocence of an older generation as it struggles to survive in the rural Ireland of today. The Scotsman “Two quietly epic performances…don’t miss it.” Sunday Independent


CoisCéim Dance Theatre present

The Wolf & Peter Fri 14 Apr, 4pm Sat 15 Apr, 2pm Child €8, Adult €12, Family €32 Age Guidance: 6yrs+


“reassuringly traditional and startlingly modern…funny, imaginative, and, finally, very moving.” The Irish Times “a high end production…stirs the spirit and ignites the imagination” examiner. com Prokofiev’s Peter And The Wolf is one of the most well-known pieces of music ever written. In this highly theatrical, energetic work, David Bolger has taken this timeless story of courage and imagination as inspiration, and here, the story is told through the eyes of a Wolf! Filled with dance and live music, this fun and richly theatrical production gives life to a Bird, a Cat, a Duck, a Boy, and of course a WOLF. Featuring live piano, The Wolf & Peter takes children and their families on a thrilling adventure to explore and discover contemporary dance and performance at its best.

*Photo Credit: Ros Kavanagh

Special Cinema Screening

In the Heat of the Night (1967) Fri 14 Apr, 8pm | €7.50/6.50 English | Cert: Club | 1967 | 109mins

Sidney Poitier stars as Detective Virgil Tibbs, arrested for the murder of a local Mississippi businessman in this thriller set in the American South. After proving his innocence, Tibbs is forced to work with the redneck sheriff who made his initial arrest, in order to catch the real killer. Adapted from John Ball’s novel, this story remains as entertaining, atmospheric and relevant today, fifty years after its initial release. “…a brilliant, feverish drama” The Guardian Five Time Oscar Winner, 1968



Mick Flannery Sat 15 Apr, 8pm | €25


Mick has enjoyed critical acclaim with his recent albums Evening Train, White Lies and especially 2012’s best-selling, number one album Red to Blue. Mick’s new album I Own You features some of his finest material to date. Don’t miss this rare chance to kick back and listen to him performing within an intimate setting and sharing insights about his music. Irish Examiner “Mick Flannery is a singing and song writing force to be reckoned with.” Irish Times

Special Cinema Screening of Walt Disney’s CINEMA & FAMILY

Peter Pan (1953)

Mon 17 Apr, 2pm | €7.50/6.50/5, Family €20 When Peter Pan flies through the Darling’s nursery window in search of his shadow, he happens upon English | Cert: G | 1953 | 77mins three children, Wendy, John and Michael. It’s not long before they’re whisked off to Neverland, a place where you never grow up. Here they meet a host of characters including the Lost Boys, a magical fairy, as well as Pan’s enemy Captain Hook! This animated classic about a boy who never grew up is adapted from the much-loved, timeless story by J.M. Barrie. The perfect Easter treat for the whole family! Brokentalkers present

Have I No Mouth Wed 19 Apr, 8pm | €16/14


“refreshingly honest” The Times “A raw, poignant, and deeply moving” Irish Theatre Magazine A real-life mother and son take an unflinching look at their past and attempt to piece together the truth in the aftermath of a family tragedy. Breaking all theatrical conventions, Brokentalkers’ Feidlim Cannon and his mother Ann are joined onstage by their psychotherapist Erich Keller who guides them through an exploration of old memories, childhood recollections, and the different ways we can heal ourselves.

*Photo Credit: Jeremy Abrahams

Please Note: Contains strong language


Loco and Reckless Productions present THEATRE

*Photo Credit: Padraig Thornton

Mikel Murfi in The Man in the Woman’s Shoes & I Hear You and Rejoice

*Photo Credit: Eithne Hand

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

I Hear You and Rejoice

Written & performed by Mikel Murfi

Written & performed by Mikel Murci

Thu 20 Apr, 8pm | €18/16

Fri 21 & Sat 22 Apr, 8pm | €18/16

“Astonishing acting” The New York Times

Following the sell-out success of The Man In The Woman’s Shoes, Mikel Murfi returns with a new one-man show.

“masterpiece” The Times Back once again due to overwhelming demand, the award-winning Mikel Murfi returns with his one-man, hit show The Man in the Woman’s Shoes. Set in 1978, the play follows Pat, an ageing man with boundless enthusiasm for life, as he attends to ‘some business’ in town. This hilariously funny play will leave you feeling uplifted.

Late in his life, Pat Farnon, a cobbler and all-round contented man, marries the redoubtable Kitsy Rainey. It’s a match made in heaven, in more ways than one. This new show is a tender and joy filled account of a most unlikely marriage. If you loved The Man in the Woman’s Shoes, then this is a must-see!

Music Network presents

Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan & Helena Wood (Ireland/UK) Sun 23 Apr, 8pm | €20/16 Early Bird Tickets Available


Four of Ireland’s finest violinists – from the country’s most prestigious orchestras to boot – come together for the very first time in what promises to be a scintillating series of concerts. Leader of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra since 2006, Mia Cooper is a highly-regarded chamber musician. She will be joined by Katherine Hunka, leader of the Irish Chamber Orchestra since 2002, Ioana PetcuColan, Associate Leader of the Ulster Orchestra, and Helena Wood, leader of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.


“Utterly gripping… dazzling” Musical Opinion (on Woods)

Play on Words Theatre Company presents

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer Wed 26 Apr, 8pm | €18/16


The Irish Examiner

Written & performed by Aidan Dooley

The Scotsman The true story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous one-man show. This riveting play tells of the heroic thirty-six-mile rescue mission undertaken by Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes. “a remarkable and uplifting piece of theatre” Sunday Independent

Lauren Child presents Ruby Redfort


in association with dlr Libraries Thu 27 Apr, 11am | €3 per student 2 Teachers free per class group Age Guidance: 9yrs+

The amazing Lauren Child is coming to Dún Laoghaire for a very special Ruby Redfort mystery event! Hear all about Ruby, Lauren’s young teen spy, her missions and her spy gadgets. Suitable for all readers who love a good mystery girls and boys. This event will be hosted by dlr Writer in Residence, Sarah Webb and will be followed a book signing. “Ripping fun – like Clarice Bean meets Tintin”

Photo Credit: Polly Borland

Junior Magazine

The Lisa Richards Agency presents

Neil Delamere ‘Handstand’ Thu 27 Apr, 8pm | €24/22 Age Guidance: 16yrs+


Following sold out shows last year, the master of mirth is back with his own unique brand of his irreverent humour. 2016 was another busy year for the perennially popular star of The Blame Game, which celebrates its 10th birthday on TV this year. With that, a science comedy series for RTE2 and his radio show on Today FM under his belt, now he is back to where it all started, talking to strangers in rooms for money. “Simply put, Delamere is a master” The Scotsman 31


Performing Arts: Groups, Colleges & Schools Mount Anville Choral Society present

Magical Musicals....from Broadway to Hollywood


Sat 7 Jan, 3pm & 8pm | €15/10 (Children Under 16 & Senior Citizens), Family €45 A magical medley of musical favourites and all-time movie classics. Join Mount Anville Choral Society and guests for an eclectic mix of Broadway hits and Hollywood classics. From stage to screen, the choir will perform an unforgettable array of musical delights from hit shows such as Mamma Mia!, Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof and Oliver! In aid of Peter McVerry Trust and Medecins San Frontier.

Arclight Theatre Company present LOCAL ARTS

Peter Panto Tue 17 – Sat 21 Jan, 7.30pm | Sat 21 & Sun 22 Jan, 2.30pm | €17/12

For their 14th annual pantomime let Arclight take you to Neverland, the place where you never have to grow up. “It’s not on any chart, you must find it with your heart.” Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinkerbell and all their friends as they battle with the dastardly Captain Hook and his posse of pesky pirates. Fun for all the family! Irish College of Music Theatre present LOCAL ARTS

Putting It Together Thu 26 & Fri 27 Jan, 8pm | €22

The Irish College of Music Theatre is proud to present Stephen Sondheim’s Revue “Putting it Together,” in collaboration with DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. This production is directed by Christine Scarry, musically directed by David Wray, choreographed by Mary MacDonagh and produced by Deirdre Masterson.A celebrated work of Sondheim’s favourites showcasing students from IMT Musical Theatre and DIT Orchestral programmes. Ultimate School of Music presents

Ultimate School of Music Student Performance


Sun 19 Feb, 4pm | €10, Family €30 Ultimate School of Music opened in Dún Laoghaire in January 2014. Their focus is on providing the best music learning experience for each one of our students. They don’t believe in exams for music; instead they encourage students to play in their Student Performance at Pavilion Theatre, where they showcase to the public the songs they’ve been practicing hard for the past few months. 33

Performing Arts: Groups, Colleges & Schools IADT Drama Society Show 2017


Tue 14 & Wed 15 Mar | €10/8 The IADT Drama Society is back for its yearly production in Pavilion Theatre. With such a large body of talented and enthusiastic members, the drama society aims to give each member a chance to showcase their passion and talents in all aspects of the theatrical world. An entirely studentdriven production, everything seen on stage will be designed and performed by members of the society. Dublin Dance School presents LOCAL ARTS

A Night at the Movies Sat 18 Mar, 2pm & 6pm | Sun 19 Mar, 1pm & 5pm | €15.50/12.50 (Children & Senior Citizens)

Dublin Dance School is proud to present A Night at the Movies. Students from three years and up will perform dances from well-known movies - guaranteed to be a memorable performance appealing to audiences of all ages.

Drama Academy Showcase 2017


Sun 9 Apr, 7pm | €16/13 The Drama Academy are returning to Pavilion again this year for another Dance and Drama Showcase, with extracts from Hairspray, The Sound of Music, Chicago, Annie and Broadway’s Something Rotten. Entertainment for all the family. Directed by Sally Blair White and Deirdre Nolan.

Take2 Performing Arts School presents LOCAL ARTS

Musicals Mash Up Sat 29 & Sun 30 Apr, 6pm | €20 A musical mashup for all the family!

Take2 Performing Arts School are delighted to present Musicals Mash Up performed by Take2 students. Musicals will include Evita, Aladdin, Abba, Seussical the Musical & many more!


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Ryan Tubridy & PJ Lynch

Ryan Tubridy & PJ Lynch Maggie O'Farrell Maggie O'Farrell Nick Laird

and many others

Nick Laird and many others

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