Dublin Theatre Tonight | What's On
The Dublin theatre scene is packed to the rafters with great shows at the moment giving audiences a handful of fantastic shows to choose from on any given night. Tonight is no different so if you’re planning on fitting in some theatrics before Paddy’s weekend get into full swing, make sure to check these out:
King Lear - The Abbey Theatre
It’s Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy and it’s got Owen Roe (one of Ireland’s greatest actors) is in the leading role. If that’s not enough to entice you, then maybe our four star review will. Up until now King Lear hasn’t been staged in The Abbey in over 80 years and it’s coming to the end of its run, so make sure you check it out while you can.
I, Malvolio / I, Pease Blossom - The Peacock Stage
Tim Crouch takes two of Shakespeare’s lesser known characters and uses them as the focus to guide the audience through two of Shakespeare’s best love comedies. I, Malvolio (suitable for children 12+) and I, Peaseblossom (suitable for children 6+) are two inspiring plays, which make the bard’s work accessible to a new generation.
Bedroom Farce - The Gate Theatre
Alan Stanford takes to the director’s chair once more with Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Frace. This comedy presents a hilarious view of middle-class marriage. Over the course of one night, one monstrously selfish couple hawk their problems around the bedrooms of three other couples and, in doing so, expose the cracks in other people's marriages as well as their own. Read our review here.
Before Vanishing... (Samuel Beckett) - The New Theatre
Mouth on Fire theatre Company present Samuel Beckett's Ohio Impromptu, Footfalls, That Time, Come and Go, Teacht Is Imeacht. One of the highlight so fthis production is Teacht Is Imeacht (Gabriel Rosenstock’s Irish-language translation of Beckett’s short play ‘ Come and Go’).
Pageant - Draíocht
David Bolger and Muirne Bloomer, are two dance makers, friends, two people who can argue about how to count the same piece of music. Dancing to a powerful score with music from Bowie to Ravel, Pageant’s stellar cast will delight audiences with their passion and pathos as they weave an exhilarating journey from choreographic mayhem through to military precision. Read our review here.
Story by EI Team | 09:00 | Thursday 14th March 2013 | Theatre