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Dreamgirls

Until 10 Feb. The Savoy Theatre hosts a new production of Dreamgirls, 35 years after the original musical hit Broadway for the first time. The show charts the tumultuous journey of The Dreams, a yo...
Dublin What's on

Jimmy's Hall

28 July-19 Aug. Ken Loach's 2014 film Jimmy's Hall has been adapted to the stage in a lively new Abbey production directed by Graham McLaren.  The singing-and-dancing play is based on the true story...
Dublin What's on

The Great Gatsby

6 July-16 Sept. This immersive, interactive production is sure to be one of Dublin's most popular cultural events this summer. The Gate has removed its theatre seats for the show, which leads the aud...
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Room

24 June-22 July. The Abbey Theatre hosts Emma Donoghue's stage adaptation of her award-winning book Room, based on the 2008 Fritzl case in Austria. The play shows how Ma (Witney White) her five-ye...
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Room

20 May-3 June. Emma Donoghue's stage adaptation of her award-winning book Room, based on the 2008 Fritzl case in Austria. The play shows how Ma (Witney White) her five-year-old son Little Jack (played...
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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

12 Oct-22 April. Based on Mark Haddon's best-selling novel The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, this award-winning production was adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Ellio...
Dublin What's on

Donegal: A Musical Play

6 Oct-19 Nov. Frank McGuinness, one of Ireland’s most important playwrights, presents a new musical play about family, place and country music. The story centres around country music legend Irene...
Dublin What's on

The Remains of Maisie Duggan

26 Sept-29 Oct. All is not what it seems when Kathleen returns to Ireland for her mother Maisie's funeral, as long-buried family troubles simmer to the surface. Brid Ni Neachtain stars as Maisie i...
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The Father

14 Sept-22 Oct. The Gate Theatre presents The Father by Florian Zeller in a translation by Christopher Hampton. The story, a compelling black comedy, centres around the mental faculties of Andre....
Dublin What's on

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

6 Aug-24 Sept. A century after the 36th Ulster Division fought in the Battle of the Somme, one of the worst battles in history, the Abbey Theatre presents a major new co-production directed by Jeremy...
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Cyprus Avenue

15 April-7 May. David Ireland’s hard-hitting play about a deranged Belfast loyalist is set within the sectarian hatred of Northern Ireland. The story is centred around Eric Miller, a loyalist who beli...
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The Plough and the Stars

9 March-23 April. Set against the tumultuous backdrop of the 1916 Easter Rising, Seán O'Casey's play focuses on the upheaval facing the residents of a Dublin tenement shelter as they are encircled by...
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Juno and the Paycock

16 Feb-16 April. The Gate Theatre stages a production of Seán O'Casey's classic play set in the working-class tenements of Dublin in the early 1920s, during the Irish civil war era. Following its p...
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You Never Can Tell

2 Dec-6 Feb. This 1897 four-act comedy of errors by George Bernard Shaw is a witty and unpredictable play revolving around several confused identities. Returning to England from an extended stay a...
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A View from the Bridge

Arthur Miller's much-loved tale of illicit desire is set in 1950's New York and is centred on Eddie Carbone and his family who host their Italian cousins, illegal immigrants Marco and Rodolpho. Whe...
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Jesus Christ Superstar

The New Theatre in Oxford stages a production of the groundbreaking rock opera which tells the story of the last week in the life of Jesus through songs such as I Don't Know How to Love Him and Everyt...
Dublin What's on

By the Bog of Cats

This new production by Marina Carr, one of Ireland's leading playwrights, has received critical acclaim since it opened at the Abbey Theatre in mid August. Described as a "thrilling re-imagining" o...
Dublin What's on

Once

The Olympia Theatre presents the smash-hit musical Once in the city where the story is set. The modern-day musical is centred around a busker and an immigrant, detailing their eventful week in Dubl...
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A month in the country

The Gate stages Ivan Turgenev's five-act comedy of manners in an adaptation by Brian Friel, one of Ireland's finest living playwrights. Set on the Islaev country estate, the play centres around the...
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The Commitments

Jamie Lloyd directs this musical based on the best-selling 1987 novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle who also wrote the stage adaptation for the West End production. The story is set in 1980s working-...