Project Arts Centre presents



Dates: 21 Feb - 03 Mar

Show Time: 8:15pm

Tickets: €12


Presented by Edwina Casey


Growing up is hard.

Awkward silences when you want to talk, really talk, to people your own age, people who are just as confused and bewildered as you are. Teetering on the edge of riot and raging against the collapse of society, a place that will never live up to your teenage dreams. So what’s the point?

In the basement of an abandoned factory four members of a teenage band meet to rehearse and a deep, dark and revealing journey of unspoken tension, hidden emotion and adolescent rivalry unfolds.

Written by Jon Fosse and translated by David Harrower, this is a rare opportunity to see a play by the world’s most performed playwright.

There will be a post show discussion with the Director of Purple Edwina Casey and Project Arts Centre Director in Residence Annabelle Comyn following the performance on Thursday 23 February.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

22 FEB – 3 MAR 2012~ Tickets 12/10 (conc)

Previews 21 FEB 2012 ~Tickets 8

Duration: 60 mins no 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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Written by Jon Fosse

Translated by David Harrower

Directed by Edwina Casey

Design by TAKA

Sound Design by Alma Kelliher

Image by Emma Turpin

Cast includes: Shane Byrne, Moe Dunford, Manus Halligan, Jack Hickey and

Rebecca Guinnane

Produced by Lara Hickey and Matt Smyth

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