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Preview: September at the Civic Theatre

The MatchmakerThe hugely successful STONES IN HIS POCKETS returns to the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, for a limited run. Set in a sleepy village in rural Ireland, the arrival of a Hollywood movie shoot sends the town into a comedic tailspin. Written by the critically acclaimed Marie Jones, STONES IN HIS POCKETS is the winner of Best Comedy and Best Play awards and has achieved huge worldwide success. With two men (Conor Delaney and Stephen Jones) bringing their audience a cacophony of intriguing and energetic characters, this is a show that is a must see.

Runs 1st to 6th of September.

Tickets €18 (€16 concession) with a special rate of €12 on opening night.

Suitable for audiences 12+


Taking the stage at the Civic’s more intimate Loose End Studio is SWEET DREAMS, MR. HEROIN. Presented by Out of the Blue Theatre Company, this production tells the story of two heroin addicts desperate to fight for their lives. With an unflinching and raw look at herion abuse, SWEET DREAMS, MR. HEROINis sure to be a powerful performance.


Runs 9th to 13th September

Tickets €15 (€12 concession)

Suitable for audiences 15+

John B. Keane’s THE MATCHMAKER brings comedy, wit and a distinct sense of Ireland “past” to its audience at the Civic Theatre. The play follows the adventures of Dicky O’ Connor, a matchmaker set out to find matches for the lonely folk of the country. Suitable for everyone, THE MATCHMAKER takes its audience back to a simpler time, with comedy abound this is not to be missed.

Runs 15th to 20th September

Tickets €18 (€16 concession) with special offers of €12 on opening night and €15 for Saturday matinée.

Suitable for audiences of all ages.

Don Wycherly takes to the Civic Theatre stage once again playing fisherman Bobeen in AFTER SARAH MILES. Part of the Dublin Theatre Festival on tour, this performance is presented by Floating World Productions. Written and directed by Michael Hilliard Mulcahy, Bobeen’s story, and the draw of what he discovered in a harbour almost thirty years ago, keeps the audience eagerly waiting the play’s final moments.

Runs 29th September to 4th October.

Tickets €18 (€14 concession)

Suitable for audiences of all ages.

For more information see www.civictheatre.ie

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