Project Arts Centre presents



Dates: 12 Jan - 16 Jan

Show Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: €12 - € 20

Click here for tickets to our 2017 tour of Dublin Oldschool

Preview: Tues 12 Jan 7.30pm

Dates: Wed 13 – Sat 16 Jan 7.30pm
Thurs 14 – Sat 16 Jan 9.30pm

Real Deal: All preview tickets Tues 12 Jan just €12
Full Price: €20
Concession: €18

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Book before 12 Dec and pay only €15/€13.50


It’s back – again!

Following sell-out runs at Tiger Dublin Fringe and here at Project last year, plus a trip to Cork Midsummer earlier this year, the phenomenon that is Dublin Oldschool makes its glorious return to the Big Blue Building.

Join Jason, a wannabe DJ on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin as he stumbles from one misguided misadventure to another. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, drug busts and hilltop raves, he stumbles across a familiar face from the past, his brother Daniel.

Daniel is an educated, homeless addict, living on the streets of Dublin. The brothers haven’t seen or spoken to each other in three years but over a lost weekend they reconnect and reminisce over tunes, trips, their history and their city. Two brothers living on the edge, perhaps they have more in common than they think, but how long can this buzz last?

Dark comedy, family drama and spoken word odyssey – Dublin Oldschool  snaps, crackles, raps and rhymes, with high octane performances by Emmet Kirwan (Sarah & Steve) and Ian Lloyd Anderson (LOVE/HATE), directed by Phillip McMahon.


“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


Ian Lloyd Anderson and Emmet Kirwan, joint winners, Best Performer Award, Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014

Emmet Kirwan, winner of the Stewart Parker Trust Major Bursary Award 2014 for Dublin Oldschool


Suitable for ages 16+

Running time: 65 min


Writer: Emmet Kirwan

Director: Phillip McMahon

Cast: Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson

Lighting Designer: Sarah Jane Shiels

Sound Designer: Ivan Birthistle


Produced by Project Arts Centre

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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