I’M HAVING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH THE THEATRE OR THE HUMAN RACE. THEY CAN ALL GO TO HELL. – Anton Chekhov
ISL Performance – 9 June, 19:30
Relaxed Performance – 11 June, 13:30
Headphones are provided and worn throughout the performance. For the relaxed performance on Saturday 11 June at 13:30, there will be headphones available at a lower volume.
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Set design: Andrew Clancy
Costume design: Saileóg O’Halloran
Lighting design: Stephen
Dodd Effects and onstage design: Grace O’Hara
Sound design: Jimmy Eadie and Kevin Gleeson
Choreography: Liv O’Donoghue
Text by: Anton Chekhov and Dead Centre
Directed by: Bush Moukarzel and Ben Kidd
Producer: Natalie Hans
Image 1: Photo by Adam Trigg
Image 2: Photo by Adrian Bulboaca
Image 3: Photo by José Miguel Jimenez
Dead Centre was founded by Bush Moukarzel and Ben Kidd in Dublin in 2012.
They have made 6 original projects in Dublin, which have toured around the world, to London, New York, Boston, Amsterdam, Brisbane, Hong Kong and Seoul among many others.
LIPPY premiered in 2013 in Dublin. It has since toured the UK and around the world including to the Young Vic, Traverse (Edinburgh), Schaubühne (Berlin) It was winner of the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Production, a Fringe First, a Herald Angel, a Total Theatre Award and two OBIE Awards. Chekhov’s First Play premiered in Dublin in 2015, and has since toured around the world including to the Schaubühne, BAC (London), Theatre Vidy (Lausanne), Helsinki Festival, Vie Festival (Italy) and the St Petersburg Cultural Forum. Hamnet premiered in April 2017, and has toured the world, most recently playing at BAM in New York. Their most recent Dublin premieres were Beckett’s Room, which opened at Dublin Theatre Festival in 2019 and To Be a Machine (Version 1.0) which streamed live as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2020.
Dead Centre have also created original projects with the ensembles in Schaubühne, Berlin Burgtheater, Vienna and Stadsteater, Gothenburg.
“A perceptive and funny dismantling of theatre”
“A brilliant endeavour. Riveting to watch.”
The Irish Times
“Witty, inventive and original”
“An iconoclastic and joyful version of Platonov. Returns us to the essence of theatre.”Le Monde
Generously supported by Arts Council Ireland. Co-commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre and Irish Arts Center. A co-production with Dublin Theatre Festival, Baltoscandal and TnBA. Project co-produced by NXTSTP, with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.
Headphones are provided and worn throughout the performance. Contains nudity, strong language and loud and sudden noises.