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As part of One Time Season, Project Arts Centre and Pan Pan present
Dates: 12 Nov - 19 Nov
Show Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: €18 - €22
Previews: 12 & 14 Nov €18
Dates: 15 – 19 Nov €22/18
A comedy about a drama therapy class in an imaginary prison, where the drama therapy happens twenty four hours a day.
Drama therapist Lady Lancing and her husband Omar have dedicated their lives to conducting anti-homophobic workshops utilising the life and works of Oscar Wilde.
The prisoners’ patience and imaginations are teased to refashion or to completely overhaul Wilde’s material and the threads that are interwoven through his works and the social conventions of the past century.
Pain unlike pleasure wears no mask
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Running time: 2 hours incl interval
Age suitability: 16+
Director: Gavin Quinn
Set Design: Aedin Cosgrove
Lighting Design: Zia Holly
Costume Design: Catherine Fay
Music: Si Schroeder
Performers: Andrew Bennett, Una McKevitt, Mark O’Halloran, Judith Roddy, Dylan Tighe
Assistant Director: Kaija Kennedy
This production is supported by the Arts Council and Dublin City Council
The Importance of Nothing is presented as part of One Time Season, a celebration of contemporary theatre featuring works by Pan Pan and the greatest hits of American/Belgian group Random Scream.
One Time Season is presented as part of Project 50, a season of work celebrating 50 years of Project Arts Centre.
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