Project Arts Centre presents

Performance

MY BEST FRIEND DROWNED IN A SWIMMING POOL

Dates: 09 May - 12 May

Show Time: 8:15pm

Tickets: €12

Theatre/Dance
Cube

By Sunday’s Child

MY BEST FRIEND DROWNED IN A SWIMMING POOL

When Henry cracks his head off a concrete sculpture and drowns in a swimming pool his friends are left floundering. They each reach for their own coping mechanisms, but soon realise that they are insufficient: chain smoking, reciting decades of the rosary, taking recreational narcotics, bitching, and trashing IKEA furniture will never fill the void of a dead best friend. In Henry’s absence they are drowning too, and their strategies for staying afloat are intriguing, exasperating and heart-breaking.

Edinburgh Fringe hit My Best Friend Drowned in a Swimming Pool is a dark, witty drama which delves in to friendship, love and loss. A clever combination of dance, theatre and music presents the harsh reality of youth, a place where darkness and humour collide to provide an insightful critique of the society we live in.

Contains strong language and some mild sexual references

Suitable for ages 14+

“…a star in the making; beauty and charisma allied with raw

natural talent” ThreeWeeks (Edinburgh Festival Review) on writer Eva O’Connor

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

9 – 12 MAY 2012 ~ Tickets €12/10 (conc) Post Show Discussions 11 MAY

Duration 1 hour 15 minutes (no interval)

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

BOOKING: (+353 1) 881 9613

Groups

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.

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MY BEST FRIEND DROWNED IN A SWIMMING POOL

Written by Eva O’Connor

Directed by Sophie Fuller

Lighting Design by Anna Rief

Costume Design by Eva O’Connor

Cast: Daniel Cummins, Jassy Earl, Robert Neumark Jones, Eva O’Connor and Ruairi O’Shea

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