HAPPY DAYS

01 Jan 2010 - 20 Nov 2010

€22

HAPPY DAYSBlazing light. A woman buried to the waist in a mound of scorched earth. Waking to a piercing bell, Winnie faces another day with boundless optimism and endless chatter, bolstered by a few possessions in a handbag. She throws…

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BIG OLE PIECE OF CAKE

01 Jan 2010 - 20 Nov 2010

€18

BIG OLE PIECE OF CAKE‘All my life I've wanted a son. And now here I am with two of them! I'll drink to that!’vCm9at_bqkQDublin lads Colin and Ray are out of work, out of grub and nearly out of fags.…

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NO BLACKS, NO JEWS, NO DOGS, NO IRISH. ALL WELCOME

01 Jan 2010 - 06 Nov 2010

€15

NO BLACKS, NO JEWS, NO DOGS, NO IRISH. ALL WELCOMEFollowing sell out runs in London’s West End and Edinburgh Festival, Keith Farnan is back with his own unique brand of political comedy and a brand new show.No Blacks. No Jews.…

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LISTOWEL SYNDROME

01 Jan 2010 - 19 Sep 2010

€14

LISTOWEL SYNDROME A dark tale of small-town solidarity. Majority rules and a close-knit community turns on one of its own. This is Listowel Syndrome - in a small town you can’t afford to make enemies and actions do have consequences.…

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QUEER NOTIONS 2010

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€10

QUEER NOTIONS 2010Glorious Outsiders. Bold Investigation. Riotous Fun.17089201This year’s festival will present new work from some of Ireland’s biggest boundary-pushing queer artists alongside extraordinary international artists with works never before seen in Ireland. The five-day festival will tear up Dublin…

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SEE HEAR – LIVE PERFOMANCE BY ALIEN ENVOY + 3 SHORT FILMS by NICK KEllY

01 Jan 2010 - 29 Oct 2010

€12

SEE HEAR - LIVE PERFORMANCE ALIEN ENVOY is the new musical alter ego of NICK KELLY, Choice Music Prize Nominated solo artist, former frontman with The Fat Lady Sings – and, in recent years, award winning short film-maker.Tonight’s show marks…

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THE BOBBY SANDS MEMORIAL RACE

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€12

THE BOBBY SANDS MEMORIAL RACEBobby Sands was a long distance runner as a teenager.Set on a 12ft X 6ft running machine, Ladd’s stunning solo piece follows the sixty six days of the hunger strike and considers the long-distance goal of…

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THE BIG DEAL

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€10

THE BIG DEALI’ve always been a woman. All this time I’ve had a penis and to be fair he never did me any harm. In fact he worked very well, but I've waited my whole life to have my own…

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RETROFLECTION

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€12

RETROFLECTIONReframing the myth of Narcissus for the YouTube generation, Retroflection is a sensual shape-shifting one-man show made up of many faces. Drag Fabulist Dickie Beau is a London-based performance artist whose work is an avant-garde blend of cabaret, drag, music…

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LILIQUOI BLUE: GOD MADE ME A BOY

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€12

LILIQUOI BLUE: GOD MADE ME A BOYIn 2009, Qasim Riza Shaheen, a Manchester-based British visual artist was invited to develop work that responded to the changing demographics of Dublin City Centre, where an abundance of hair dressers, beauty parlors, restaurants…

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SWAGGER: THE BEST OF PEGGY SHAW

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€14

SWAGGER: THE BEST OF PEGGY SHAWA one off chance to see living legend and sublime gender bender Peggy Shaw performing in Ireland for the first time with a full show. A truly iconic lesbian performer in the height of her…

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TRADE

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€8

TRADEIn a run down B+B in the north inner city, a chaotic and vulnerable rent boy meets with a middle-aged, happily married client. At first their meetings are simple, money/sex exchanges, but as they get to know one another, the…

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QUEER SPIEL

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€4

QUEER SPIELHearty discussion and cheap talk; Queer Spiel is a series of robust chats by leading queers on hot topics. Irreverent, nostalgic, divisive and enlightening – this intimate series will fire up the neurons and spark debate.Wed 8 at 6pmQasim…

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QUEER FUTURES: REHEARSING THE (IM)POSSIBLE

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€10

QUEER FUTURES: REHEARSING THE (IM)POSSIBLEA rare opportunity to encounter groundbreaking artists, working with different media, as they discuss their queer cultural interventions. Panellists from Ireland, the UK and the USA will consider the queer currents of their work by reflecting…

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THE YEAR OF MAGICAL WANKING

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€12

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL WANKINGNeil Watkins has wanked more than is healthy, allegedly.In 2007, Neil woke in the night to be greeted by the vision of Amma, ‘the Hugging Saint’.  She'd hugged him in Dublin the night before.  Standing at…

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FAGGOT

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€12

FAGGOTTake a rollercoaster ride into the mind of London club land’s brightest star Jonny Woo.  Making his Irish theatrical debut, Woo’s legendary performances are packed with wonderful euphoric highs and deliciously dark lows. An icon of London’s East End fashion,…

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QUEER ENCOUNTERS

01 Jan 2010 - 11 Dec 2010

€8

QUEER ENCOUNTERSStop. Your heart beats faster and your pupils dilate. It’s over before it sinks in that it’s really begun. Catch your breath and continue on, your day a little stranger, a little richer, a little wilder than before. Start.Queer…

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HEAD OF HAMLET; PARAGON OF ANIMALS

19 Dec 2009 - 19 Dec 2009

€5

Hanging from the ceiling of the Cube is a head-like object: part mask, part instrument, part theatre, part machine. Sounds of electricity, wood, flesh, language and metal emanate from within; sounds of harmony, discord, rhythm and chaos. Lights and images…

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TRIPTIK

19 Dec 2009 - 19 Dec 2009

€16

New dances for not-so-new people.Macushla Dance Club for the over 50s has invited three radically different choreographers to create new works for a company of professional and older dancers. The choreographers’ works share a commitment to the person behind the…

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CULT OF ENGAGEMENT

Exhibitions/ 18 Dec 2009 - 30 Jan 2010

€0

Clodagh Emoe Curated by Tessa Giblin A Project Arts Centre commission FREE ADMISSION Clodagh Emoe will present a space filled with the essence of ritual, where events – occult or banal – are bound to take place. Emoe’s solo exhibition…

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