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“Exceptional acting squared with exceptional writing […] unmissable” The Sunday Times
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“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.
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