A self-loathing dancer and a fanatical Gaeilgeoir seek to connect in a language lesson that swerves from slapstick to acrimony to personal revelation. Broken Croí/Heart Briste is a comedic and heartfelt look at fractured relationships, using a blend of Irish and English to reveal the warped truth behind our passions.
Is it Irish? Can language be a weapon? Who the feic knows?
Broken Croí/Heart Briste was nominated for the Fishamble New Writing Award, the Bewley’s Cafe Theatre award and two Irish Times Theatre Awards.
“Broken Croí/Heart Briste is much more than just a play about the Irish language. It utilises the dexterity of the language to bring the story to life.” Oh, Fringe!
Nominated for two Irish Times Theatre awards and winner of the Stewart Parker best Irish Language Drama Award.
Performed in English and Irish as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge.
Supported by Project Arts Centre and Foras Na Gaeilge.
Performance Dates, Tickets and Information
16 – 20 MAR 2010~ Tickets
Preview, 15 MAR 2010, 8.15PM
Matinee, 20 MAR 2010, 2.30PM
*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 email@example.com (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. Hungry?
Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just 12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.
And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.milano
BROKEN CROÍ/HEART BRISTE Presented by Manchán Magan Written by Manchán Magan Directed by Tom Creed Cast: Manchán Magan & Eva O’Connor