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“Exceptional acting squared with exceptional writing […] unmissable” The Sunday Times
“Kirwan’s late night trip through the city makes for incredible theatre” The Evening Herald
“This Irish import is one of the slickest plays on the Fringe” British Theatre Guide
“tour de force” The Stage
“Part urban portrait, part family snapshot and part gratuitous headrush, it’s […] exhilarating” The Irish Times
Project Arts Centre
Dates: 11 Dec - 22 Dec
Show Time: 7.30pm (Fri-Sat 7pm)
Captioned Performance: 19 December
Late Performances: 21-22 December, 9pm
With smash-hit runsboth at home and abroad, and hot on the heels of its triumphant cinematic release, Dublin Oldschool returns home to Project.
Join wannabe DJ Jason on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin, stumbling from one misguided misadventure to another. Somewhere between the DJs, drug busts and hilltop raves, he stumbles across a familiar face from the past: his brother Daniel. Daniel is an educated, homeless addict. They haven’t spoken in years but, over a lost weekend, they reconnect and reminisce over tunes, trips and their city.
Dark comedy, family drama and spoken word odyssey – Emmet Kirwan’s Dublin Oldschool snaps, crackles, raps and rhymes, with high octane performances by Emmet Kirwan (Sarah & Steve) and Ian Lloyd Anderson (LOVE/HATE, Game of Thrones), directed by Phillip McMahon.
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Duration: 65 mins
Warning: Contains strobe lighting
Captioned performances have text on screens at the front of the auditorium so that deaf and hard of hearing, or anyone that would like to read along, can also enjoy the performance.
Written by: Emmet Kirwan
Directed by: Phillip McMahon
Performed by: Emmet Kirwan & Ian Lloyd Anderson
Lighting Design by: Sarah Jane Shiels
Sound Design by: Ivan Birthistle
This work was developed as part of Show in a Bag (2014), an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe Festival, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute.
March 21 2019, at 12:30pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the recipient of the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. The REALISE Award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists. It represents an exciting opportunity to present ambitious new work that reflects the complexity of contemporary life in Ireland to a diverse audience. The final recipient is playwright Roderick Ford. Roderick will receive a production award of €40,000 for production of his play The Spider’s House at Project Arts Centre in February 2020. Speaking about…Read More
March 11 2019, at 05:58pm
This Spring we're throwing open our doors and inviting all you artists and makers to make the big blue building your home for rehearsals and development of new work. And better still, we're offering reduced rates and a sliding scale for funded and unfunded work. The space can be hired on a daily or weekly basis during the dates below, all days are 10am – 6pm. Dates: 19 – 22 March 1 – 5 April 8 – 12 April 15 – 19 April 29 April – 3 May Rates: Daily: €65 (unfunded) €100 (funded) Weekly: €300 (unfunded)…Read More