Project Arts Centre and Mirari Productions present
Can’t get away this summer?
Visit Europe without even leaving Dublin!
This summer, Project Arts Centre and Mirari Productions bring you a snapshot of 6 unmissable European destinations with our Playcation summer reading series.
Join some of Ireland’s top actors for rehearsed readings of exciting contemporary plays from across Europe. Under the direction of Pilot Maisie Lee, these plays will give you the flavour of Europe from the comfort of your seat.
Absolute Happiness (Total Glücklich)
by Silke Hassler
Translated from the German original by Jennifer M. Hoyer
Monday 6 July
‘You want me to make you happy, you want me to give you absolute happiness?’ A man interrupts his neighbour in the middle of an awkward phone conversation. Amidst talk of sex and Shakespeare, the question becomes who are they really and where do they go from here?
Cast: Kate Gilmore and Jamie O’Neill
Duration: 75 min approx
Please note that this reading contains scenes of an explicit nature.
Travel by aircouch on our Project Bar sofas on routes to Norway, Austria, Iceland, Germany, Denmark and Finland.
Inflight entertainment includes a complimentary beverage for an unbeatable low fare of just €10.
Summer-saver packages: savour all 6 destinations with our package deal of just €50.
To avail of our summer-saver package, please book by phone or in person.
Gate opens 6.30pm
Booking advised – limited unallocated seating.
Playcation at a glance:
22 June – Winterreise by Fredrik Brattberg – English Translation by Sarah Cameron Sunde
29 June – Deep by Jón Atli Jónasson – English Translation by Brian FitzGibbon
6 July – Absolute Happiness by Silke Hassler – English Translation by Jennifer M. Hoyer
13 July – Abyss by Maria Milisavljevic
20 July – COSMIC FEAR or The Day Brad Pitt Got Paranoia by Christian Lollike – English Translation by Jens Svane
27 July – CHAOS by Mika Myllyaho – English Translation by Nely Keinanen
This play reading series is presented in association with International Performing Rights Ltd.