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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.
December 15 2018, at 04:53pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the shortlisted artists for the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. This award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists with disabilities. The 4 shortlisted artists are: • Conor Geoghegan • Emma Fisher • Roderick Ford • Tara Brandel The 4 shortlisted artists will receive mentoring support from Lucy Ryan, consultant producer prior to submitting their final applications on 21st February 2019. The final recipient of REALISE will receive a production award of €40,000 for…Read More
November 23 2018, at 01:41pm
We're thrilled to announce our new Communications and Development Manager, Eimear O'Reilly! Eimear currently holds the position of Communications Officer here at Project and will take up her new role in January 2019. Since completing her studies at University College Dublin with a BA in English and Art History, Eimear has been immersed in the local arts and theatre scene, working with multiple festivals and arts organisations throughout Dublin City, including Dublin Theatre Festival, Gerry Lundberg PR, Arts & Disability Ireland, Temple Bar Tradfest, O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin Writers Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival. Before joining Project Arts…Read More