01 January - 25 September 2009


Tickets: 18


1970s Mayo, a boy with a mind of his own yearns for a world he’s not sure even exists. He doesn’t know where or how to start looking but the Pope’s visit to Knock convinces him he has to try.

In this sharp but poignant stand-up show, Panti traces her journey from small-town boy kicking against the uptight traditions of rural Ireland, to towering plastique woman in wigs and false lashes, railing against the death of the gay culture that saved her.

Following the massive success of All Dolled Up and In These Shoes? Ireland’s first lady of drag makes her first appearance at Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival with this much anticipated new show.


A Woman In Progress is a Project Arts Centre commission.

Tickets on sale from 19 August.

Priority booking available from 30 July for Friends of the Festival – prioroty tickets are only available from the Festival Box Office.


Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

THURSDAY 24 SEPT, 10PM (Preview) €18

FRIDAY 25 SEPT, 10PM (Preview) €18

SATURDAY 26 SEPT, 10PM,  €25/€23

THURSDAY 8 OCT, 10PM, €22/€20

FRIDAY 9 OCT, 10PM, €25/€23

SATURDAY 10 OCT, 10PM, €25/€23

SNDAY 11 OCT, 5PM, €25/€23


Duration 55 minutes with no interval.

*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.


BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613


Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email melanie@projectartscentre.ie (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating

Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.

Before the show, why not…?

…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer

Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information. A Woman in Progress By Panti

Directed by Philip McMahon

Design by Ciaran O’Melia

A Project Arts Centre commisson Presented as part of Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival 2009

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