Dublin Theatre Festival returns this year promising incredible performances across the city’s stages.
To kick the festival off with a bang, we are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the much celebrated “Dancing at Lughnasa” show. This luxury prize includes dinner for two in Citron restaurant at The Fitzwilliam Hotel before the performance and cocktails in a private booth at our Inn on the Green bar after the show.
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Dublin Theatre Festival 2015
The festival season in Dublin always brings a sense of action to our already vibrant city. Dublin Theatre Festival is not only at the heart of the festival season but also at the heart of the people of Dublin who are proud storytellers and professional talkers. Recognised as a project which nurtures a strong connection among the community, the festival is strongly supported by locals.
Now in it’s 58th year, Dublin Theatre Festival has stomped it’s footprint all over the capital with performances in famous venues including the iconic Gaiety Theatre. Take a look at the full schedule of events here.
Dancing at Lughnasa
Brian Friel brings Dancing at Lughnasa to the stage for a special 25th anniversary production at the Gaiety Theatre this October.
The plot follows Michael who recalls a summer of his childhood in Ballybeg, where his aunts, the five Mundy sisters, raised him in their crumbling, rural home and where once they danced. A wild, raucous dance. Dancing at Lughnasa is a play about the dream-wild dance of our memories – one of the greatest plays ever written.
This eagerly anticipated new production of Brian Friel’s masterpiece from the Lyric Theatre Belfast, directed by award-winner Annabelle Comyn, will mark the 25th anniversary of the play’s premiere in Dublin as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2015. Winner of an Olivier Award and a Tony Award, Dancing at Lughnasa is one of the most acclaimed and loved Irish plays of recent times.
“as rich and rewarding as theatre gets” – Culture Northern Ireland
***** The Public Reviews
**** The Irish Times
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