01 January - 19 September 2009


Tickets: 19

“A sharply contemporary tragi-comedy….Meltdown is intelligent, funny compassionate comment on our national mess, with cracking dialogue, terrific direction (even more terrific movement direction…) and four walloping performances…”

Emer O’Kelly, Sunday Independent

Friendship, Football and Financial Insolvency: what do you do when your marriage breaks down, your job vanishes, your investment turns into debt and your team can’t get off the bottom of the league? What else can you do but rely on the old friendships, smoke a good cigar and play the beautiful game. Four life-long friends dance their way through a season of relegation battles, marital disharmony, global economic collapse… and a fog of cigar smoke as they discover the zen of manto-man which marks this comedy of survival.


Read Emer O’Kelly’s full review for the Sunday Independent here.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

16  – 19 SEPT ~ Tickets

€19/€17 (conc)

Matinee 18 Sept 1.30pm, €15

Duration approx 90 minutes (please note that this may be subject to change)

*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.


BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613


Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email melanie@projectartscentre.ie (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating

Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.

Before the show, why not…?

…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer

Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information. Fringe 2 in 1: Pregnant?! & Origamibiro & The Joy of Box Live By Mamoru Iriguchi & Origamibiro Presented by Absolut Fringe

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