Project Arts Centre presents



Dates: 03 Oct - 07 Oct

Show Time: Various times

Tickets: €10

Family Theatre


By Theatre Lovett as part of Dublin Theatre Festival


Jack McNally’s Hotel has 13 rooms (all of them sunny) for 13 people (all of them different).

There is old Mrs Chelsea who is noticeably wobbly, Norma and Dorma the Italian twins, and Mr Truro who plays the spoons.Lionel O’Brien talks about trains, and his son Little Lionel does too. Brenda and Michael can seem a bit rough- but their hearts are as big as their record collection. Melanie Woodcott dreams of the sea, while Jack McNally dreams of Melanie Woodcott.

But when the visitors stop visiting, and the dust settles on the furniture, Jack McNally must become a hotel’s worth of guests.

He takes a deep breath, puts on a wig, and opens the door…

The Festival is delighted to welcome back the writer and performer duo behind the international hit the Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly, for a show that will delight children (7+) and adults of all ages.

“Lovett is an incredibly accomplished physical actors whose gift dazzles when performing for children…” Irish Theatre Magazine

Suitable age 7+ and adults of all ages


Louis Lovett in conversation.

4 October, post-show approx 1.00pm

Commissioned by Theatre Lovett in partnership with Strollers Touring Network.

Funded by Arts Council Touring.

Theatre Lovett are part of Six in the Attic – An Irish Theatre Institute resource sharing initiative.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

3 – 7 OCT 2012 ~ Tickets


3 Oct, 6.00pm

4 Oct, 12.00noon

5 – 7 Oct, 12.00noon & 3.00pm

Suitable age 7+ and adults of all ages

Duration approx 60mins 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 Finegan Kruckemeyer

Directed by Muireann Ahern

Performed by Louis Lovett

Set and Lighting Design by John Comiskey

Costume Design by Niamh Lunny

Music and Sound Design by Carl Kennedy

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