Theatre / 12-24 November 2012


Tickets: 20/18/16
Show Time: 8:00pm

Space Upstairs
By Blue Raincoat

Bónapárt Ó Cúnasa, is a resident of Corkadoragha – a remote region of Gaelic speaking Ireland where it never stops raining and where everyone lives in desperate poverty (and always will).  Having embarked on  a series of blood curdling adventures, Bónapárt  has landed up in prison on a false murder charge. “Safe in jail and free from the miseries of life” he begins to write the most affecting memoir of our times
This production sees Blue Raincoat Theatre Company complete a trilogy of original stage adaptations by Jocelyn Clarke, of the major novels of Flann O’Brien. The company’s world premier of The Poor Mouth occurs fittingly enough during the centenary month of O’Nolan’s birth. Blue Raincoat’s existing stage adaptations of At Swim-Two-Birds (2007) and The Third Policeman (2009), continue to garner international acclaim and touring success…
Blue Raincoat come as a welcome reminder that the human imagination knows no bounds … a completely surreal belly-laugh
Joyce McMillan – Scotsman reviewing At Swim-Two-Bird
Talking Theatre
Postshow discussion with Director Niall Henry and cast  – 15 Nov
REAL DEAL – 14 Nov – All Tickets €16
Performance Dates, Tickets and Information
12 – 24 NOV 2012 ~ Tickets
20/18/16 (Earlybird – book before 5 Nov & save 25%)
Matinee, 24 Nov, 3pm
Talking Theatre
Postshow discussion with Director Niall Henry and cast  – 15 Nov Duration: 90 mins
Suitable ages 7+
*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.
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.


Written by Flann O Brien
Adapted for stage by Jocelyn Clarke
Features Blue Raincoat Ensemble: Ruth Lehane, John Carty, Ciaran McCauley,  Nichola MaEvilly and Jean-Marie Perinetti
Director: Niall Henry
Design / Set Finishing: Jamie Vartan
Lighting Design: Barry McKinney
Stage Manager: Niamh Devaney
Sound Design / Multi Media: Joe Hunt
Make-up Artist: Sharon McCormac
kSet Construction:  Tommy Devaney. F Sturges
Props and Costume Construction:  We gratefully acknowledge the invaluable assistance of Ann Devaney and Ronald and Brigit Beemster

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