Project Arts Centre presents



Dates: 29 Jul - 29 Jul

Show Time: 6pm

Tickets: €10

Space Upstairs

By Gaze International Dublin LGBT Film Festival


Adding to what’s fast becoming a sub-genre of steamy-yet-gorgeous lesbian costume dramas, Sea Purple is set in 19th century Sicily where rebellious young chit, Angela finds herself having the palpitating hots for her best friend, Sara.

As their deep friendship turns to passionate love, Angela’s strict father is having none of it and insists that she marry one of his quarry workers. When she refuses, Angela is locked in the cellar until her resourceful mother comes up with a solution. Angela cuts her hair and becomes Angelo, so she can live with and love Sara, and still satisfy traditional conventions.

Based on a true story and starring two of Italy’s best known actors (Valeria Solarino and Isabella Ragonese), this stunningly shot and seductive film turns up the heat on a historical case of gender-bending and a story of great love.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

29 JUL 2011~ Tickets

€10/08 (conc)

105 Minutes

Italian and English subtitles.

I’m in the Girls Pack.

See Hannah & Hasbian along with For 80 Days and Break My Fall for just €35.

To book the Grils Pack call Box Office now on 01 8819 613.

*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) 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.


Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just €12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.

And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.

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Italy | 2009 | 105:00 | Director: Donatella Maiorca

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