Where We Live



Dates: 18 Mar - 21 Mar

Show Time: 8.30pm (6.30pm preview;1pm matinée)

Tickets: €16

We’re born dying. Hooray? This was true before climate breakdown, but now our grandchildren won’t even remember us fondly. (Assuming we have any.)

This play is about what we do instead of facing that spooky thought: Ruth in 1969 refuses to eat sandwiches with lettuce in them. Ali in 2019 goes on a cruise to say goodbye to the ice. A parent a hundred years in the future tells their child it gets better, even though we’re pretty sure they’re lying.

With HOTHOUSE, MALAPROP once again make big ideas urgently human. And funny! This show is not just One More Thing to Feel Scared and Sad About. Promise. Climate breakdown is so huge that feeling bad is too small a feeling to really do it justice. So why not laugh about death? Why not do a drag cabaret about bees going extinct? Why not play some banging tunes while the ship sinks?

Come along. Laugh. (Loudly.) Panic. (Controlledly.) Think about needing to change (desperately), but not knowing how. Think about cruise ships, horny songbirds, parents, love, legacy, horny rabbits, Minnie Riperton, and whether things can ever get better.

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Written by Dylan Coburn Gray with MALAPROP.


A MALAPROP Theatre & THISISPOPBABY Production in partnership with Project Arts Centre and Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre.

WHERE WE LIVE is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.

St. Patrick’s Festival’s principal funders are Fáilte Ireland – the National Tourism Development Authority, Dublin City Council, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. For more information see stpatricksfestival.ie

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