ABSOLUT FRINGE 2010
Dublins most eclectic festival is back with a new batch of shows set to provoke, inspire and entertain. Check out what delight’s the festival has in store for Project Arts Centre this year….
AS YOU ARE NOW SO ONCE WERE WE |9PM, 9 SEPT – 15 SEPT 2010
Four actors in a city we dont really know pick up the most important and unread book in Irish history and follow James Joyce as he invents a whole city and its people.
MY LIFE IN DRESSES | 7PM, 9 SEPT – 18 SEPT 2010
Who will tell the story of your life long after you are gone? Sorcha Kenny believes her dresses will.
THE BALLET RUSE | 1PM, 9 SEPT – 18 SEPT 2010 (EXCL. WED 15)
Two budding ballerinas battle for perfection in the sugar-coated world of Ballet. Their hopes and dreams didnt survive … but they did. This is their story.
F*CK MY LIFE | 6PM, 11 & 12 SEPT 2010
FML casts a spotlight on the lives of 15 young Corkonians in this blend of spoken word and film, true confessions and lies.
JERK | 9.30PM, 11 SEPT – 14 SEPT 2010
Like nothing you have ever seen before, this re-imagining of a killers crimes bristles with savage brutality and horrifying violence. It is invariably strange and sombre, poetic and captivating.
MY BODY TRAVELS (PART OF LIVE COLLISION)| 6.30PM, 13 SEPT 2010
Matthew P. Morris explores a new adventure. Hes hitching his heels high and daring to redress his first solo piece. A he who transforms to she in order to walk the wild side of a lopsided reality of assumed identity.
THERE’S A HOLE IN MY HEART THAT GOES ALL THE WAY TO CHINA (PART OF LIVE COLLISION)| 6.30PM, 14 SEPT 2010
Mining the mysterious caverns of the human heart, this is an extraordinary live art multimedia piece. Combining visuals, movement and text.
MY HUSBAND IS A SPACEMAN (PART OF LIVE COLLISION) | 6.30PM, 15 SEPT 2010
A multi-media solo show, this is the third part of an absorbing trilogy from an incredible live artist.
THE NEXT TWO DAYS OF EVERYTHING | 9.30PM, 15 SEPT – 18 SEPT 2010 & 3.30PM, 18 SEPT 2010
This lecture style performance presents stories that think about how we are doing, and approaches some big questions in a small and human way.
LISTOWEL SYNDROME | 8PM, 17 SEPT – 20 SEPT 2010 & 6.30PM, 20 SEPT 2010
A dark tale of small-town solidarity. Majority rules and a close-knit community turns on one of its own.
HANG ON & PARADISE DANCE HALL (DANCE DOUBLE BILL) | 6PM, 17 SEPT – 19 SEPT 2010 & 3PM, 18 & 19 SEPT 2010
Two very diverse Irish dance artists present an energetic and accessible double bill. Contemporary dance for the Youtube generation.
THE WORK THE WORK | 9.30PM, 20 SEPT – 22 SEPT 2010
A piece involving dance, spoken text and film, it also features choreography by Deborah Hay, Michael Klein, DD Dorvillier, Xavier LeRoy and Lucy Guerin.
PAPER BOY + FRIENDS | 7.30PM, 21 SEPT – 25 SEPT 2010 & 1PM, 25 SEPT 2010
The Paper Boy is fighting against his own extinction. Hes bending the rules, looking back and making accusations.
TRILOGY | 7.00PM, 22 SEPT – 25 SEPT 2010
Expect passion, beauty and 50 naked female volunteer dancers in this radical performance.
GREATEST HITS | 9.30PM, 23 SEPT – 25 SEPT 2010
Greatest Hits is Operatic Electric sound theatre played on everything from a kettle to a drum machine.
For more information and ABSOLUT Fringe 2010 and their full programme of events check out their website.