Project Arts Centre presents


Dates: 14 Aug - 25 Aug

Show Time: 8:15pm

Tickets: €16


By AC Productions


Shakespeare’s classic comedy, transposed to 1960’s Italy where wit is as sharp as the fashion.

Cupid has his work cut out for him as the reluctant lovers, Beatrice and Benedict, exchange a war of words. This battle of the sexes comedy contains live music, dancing, stolen identities, love at first sight, duplicitous friends, marriage interrupted, feigned deaths and plenty of fools. But, when all’s said and done it’s Much Ado About Nothing!

In the Bard’s tale of barbed words and sparkling wit  the path of true love certainly doesn’t run smoothly.

“Sometimes even true love needs a nudge!”

“AC Productions’ setting of the comedy in the light bright La Dolce Vita of Italien 1960s provides the right carefree environment that quickly becomes whipped into a ferment of outraged honour and mistaken intent” Irish Independent

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“Nick Devlin is outstanding as the independent-minded hero Benedict….” The Irish Mail on Sunday

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Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

15 – 25 Aug 2012 ~ Tickets 16/14 (conc) Preview 14 Aug, €12 Matinees 18 & 25 Aug, 2.30pm, €12 Duration 150 minutes with interval

*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 (Mon-Fri during office hours)


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.

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