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Summer 2011 01 700 7000 www.thehelix.ie Theatre. Music. Dance. Comedy. Family. Opera.
Fishamble: The New Play Company presents
The Pride of Parnell Street by Sebastian Barry
Award-winning author and playwright Sebastian Barry’s heroic tale of ordinary and extraordinary life on the Northside of the Liﬀey. This is an incredibly moving story of a married couple, eﬀortlessly performed in a series of intercutting monologues. Janet and Joe chart the intimacies of their love and the rupturing of their relationship. Featuring references to many local landmarks including the Angels’ Acre at Glasnevin Cemetery and the Bon Secours Hospital, this show will strike a personal cord with anyone who has ever lived, loved and lost locally. TUE 24 – SAT 28 MAY, 8PM €20 (CONC. €18). 16YRS + Audio-described & Captioned Performance: Thursday 26th May
Raglane Entertainment presents MUSIC
America’s Legendary Singer-Songwriter Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits American Pie and Vincent (Starry Starry Night). Since ﬁrst hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. FRI 17 JUNE, 8PM €45, €41
PRE-SHOW MEAL AVAILABLE FOR €10
OPTION TO PAY IN WEEKLY INSTALLMENTS. TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY COMEDY
The Blanks ‘No Instruments, no problem’. The Blanks, aka ‘Ted’s Band’ from Scrubs, return to The Helix after a sell-out show in February, with their unique blend of a cappella and sketch comedy. The Blank’s live show encompasses skits, antics, choreography and costume changes. As long as the kids dig it and the adults enjoy it, The Blanks will keep singing it. SAT 18 JUNE, DOORS 8.30PM €20 (CONC. €15)
National Youth Orchestra of Ireland presents MUSIC
Beethoven & Mahler Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 Mahler Symphony No. 1
NYOI are delighted to be returning with guest conductor Garry Walker and performances by Irish pianist Sophie Cashell. NYOI’s young musicians are selected at competitive national auditions each year and showcase the ﬁnest young talent that Ireland has to oﬀer. SAT 2 JULY, 8PM €15 (CONC. €10) The Theatre Project presents THEATRE
The Blonde, The Brunette and The Vengeful Redhead A cross between CSI Miami and Desperate Housewives, set in Anytown, Ireland, the play tells the story of 43-year old Rhonda Russell. In the quiet suburban neighbourhood, friends and strangers are drawn together and relationships are torn apart. FRI 15 & SAT 16 JULY, 8.30PM €16 (CONC. €14)
John Edward John Edward, one of the world’s foremost psychic mediums, returns by popular demand this summer. Edward’s broad appeal has led to international tours and guest appearances on everything from CNN’s Larry King Live to The Today Show. SAT 16 JULY, 8PM €65, €55
Evenings of mediumship are not scientiﬁcally proven and are presented for education and entertainment purposes only.
Peña Flamenca El Indalo presents DANCE
Dublin Flamenco Festival 2011 SAT 23 JULY 8PM
Rafaela Carrasco De un momento a otro SUN 24 JULY
Camerata Flamenco Project 5PM Antonio Campos 5 jotas 8PM SAT 30 JULY 8PM
Manuel de Paula Lírca culta y popular en la música jonda SUN 31 JULY 8PM
María del Mar Moreno Jerez Puro, La Tierra TICKETS FROM €29–€37
10am – 2.30pm daily CAMP 1 18 – 22 July 2011 CAMP 2 15 – 19 Aug 2011 ATTENDEES WILL ALSO BE ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNTED FAMILY TICKET (2 ADULTS, 2 CHILDREN) OF ONLY €65 FOR ALADDIN (USUAL FAMILY TICKET PRICE €80)
Subject to Availability/ Terms & Conditions Apply
TheatreworX returns to The Helix with Panto Summer Camp. This exciting camp comprises of a week full of dance, singing and acting tuition with the production team of the forthcoming pantomime, Aladdin. Some lucky students will also be chosen from the camp to be part of the cast of Aladdin that runs during Christmas 2011 in The Helix Theatre. FOR AGES 6 TO 13 YRS TICKETS: €120 PER STUDENT / FAMILY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE.
Coming Soon... Derek Block and Blackburn International presents OPERA
SUN 6 NOV, 7.30PM €40, €34, €25 (CONC. €36, €30.50, €22.50) TheatreworX Productions presents PANTO
FRI 25 NOV 2011 – SUN 15 JAN 2012 €24 (CONC. €20) FAMILY TICKETS FROM €65
(2 X ADULTS, 2 X CHILDREN) PREVIEWS (25 & 26 NOV): €18.50 (CONC. €16.50)
The new art gallery on the ﬁrst ﬂoor. Admission Free.
Jenny Cleary MAY
For Norwegian-born artist Cleary, colour plays a major role in all her work and she creates surface richness by using multiple layers and contrasting areas of the picture with thin transparent glazes.
John Nolan JUNE
Nolan’s exuberant style combines bold outlines with bright exotic colours. His interpretation of various motifs transmits a positive upbeat feeling to his viewers.
Michelle Boyle JULY
Michelle works from her studios near Virginia in County Cavan and regularly exhibits her work in established public and private gallery spaces in Ireland. Her work often explores the relationship between people and their biographies.
Transcendental Realism A tribute to the art of Adi Da Samraj with special guests Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company. TUE 21 JUNE, 8PM €10 (STUDENTS FREE)
Elizabeth Taylor Season A tribute to the legend of the silver screen “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” ELIZABETH TAYLOR
WED 6 JULY, 7.30PM Cleopatra 12 YRS +
SAT 9 JULY, 2PM National Velvet U
WED 13 JULY, 7.30PM Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 16 YRS +
SAT 16 JULY, 2PM A Place in The Sun 14 YRS +
TICKETS: €6 (CONC. €4) TAYLOR SEASON TICKET: €20 (CONC. €12) BOOKING FEE APPLIES
Roald Dahl Season From the much loved children’s author
SUITABLE FOR NURSING MOTHERS
“Those who don’t believe in magic will never ﬁnd it.” ROALD DAHL
SAT 20 AUGUST, 2PM James & the Giant Peach PG
WED 24 AUGUST, 2PM Matilda PG
SAT 27 AUGUST, 2PM Fantastic Mr Fox
TICKETS: €6 (CONC. €4) DAHL SEASON TICKET: €20 (CONC. €12) BOOKING FEE APPLIES
WED 31 AUGUST, 7.30PM Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory PG (1971 VERSION)
Monday 18 July – Friday 5 August 2011 The Helix, DCU
Dance, Singing, Drama and Craft Workshops for Creative Kids! Your kids will develop all the skills to take part in a live stage show at the end of the camp. €95 (Per child per week including lunch) Option to pay in weekly instalments. terms & conditions apply
10% Discount when you book for all 3 weeks in advance.
For ages 6+ 10am – 4.30pm daily For further details call Box Ofﬁce on (01) 700 7000 or go online www.thehelix.ie
The Helix & Sean Gilligan Productions present
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Sunday 26th June
Games and fun for all the family from 11am! Puppet shows throughout the day Monsters Inc Screening Face painting Dance lessons Bouncy castles AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!!! Keep an eye on thehelix.ie for further information!
Booking Information Box Ofﬁce Hours: In person: Mon–Sat, 10am–6pm, and 2 hours prior to every performance, including Sundays. By phone: Mon–Sat, 10am–6pm Online bookings: www.thehelix.ie Please check website for bank holiday opening hours. Booking fee: A booking fee of €1 per ticket applies to all tickets whether purchased in person, by phone or online (up to a maximum of €10). Payment methods: Cash Cheque: Please make crossed cheques payable to The Helix. Credit & Debit cards: Visa, Mastercard and Laser are accepted by phone, in person and online. Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Please note events are subject to change. Concessions: Some of our shows have concessions: Children (15 years and under), Students (Full-time students with current valid identiﬁcation), Senior Citizens (65 years and over only with identiﬁcation), Registered Disabled/ Unwaged (available with appropriate ID). Concessions are subject to availability and must be requested at time of booking. Proof of eligibility will be required when collecting tickets. Reservations: Tickets may be reserved for collection for up to three days or until the day prior to the performance, whichever is ﬁrst. Please note: reservations will be released after this time. Group Bookings: For information on group bookings and discounts, please call 01 700 7000 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org A booking fee of €10 applies to group bookings of 15+ people.
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The Helix / DCU / Collins Avenue / Glasnevin / Dublin 9 01 700 7000 / www.thehelix.ie