BOX OFFICE MAY 25TH – AUGUST 25TH
24th – 25th May
Performed entirely on and under a kitchen table this classic story is brought to life in a playful and fascinating show full of Lyngo’s magic with feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest. Come and join tiny Tom on his very big adventure!
€8 adult, €6 children
(01) 462 7477
Moat theatre Naas
Where the glamour of classic Hollywood collides with the new era of modern day Divas & Superstars. From landing in the ‘City of Stars’, to being chased by the ‘Paparazzi’, this musical production will leave you starstruck! Taking place in CPA Kildare, CPA Kilcock and CPA Rathangan.
The National Concert Hall
Tea Dance Tunes
The National Concert Hall invite people living with dementia, their carers and families to enjoy a concert of favourite songs and music.
+353 (0)1 417 0000
Riverbank Arts Centre
Jack And The Beanstalk
This classic fairytale gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises, a gripping story and beautiful images as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds. Family €28/€8
22nd June/ 7th July
The Science Magic Show
Prepare to enter the magical world of science! In the Science Magic Show over a dozen tricks are performed using everyday items and the scientific principles behind them are explained. Donal Vaughan, award-winning comedian and scientist, makes science fun for all the family. Family €36/€10
FAMILY THEATRE: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Collapsing Horse presents a tale of new work inspired by the Gabriel Garcia Marquez short story ‘A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings’. Exploring this classic children’s fable with wit and skill, there will be no shortage of emotion, intricacy or craft. €8/€28 family
28th – 29th June
LOCAL ARTS : Griese Youth Theatre
Our modern world is filled with challenges unique to our generation. Can I become famous? Do people pay enough attention to me? How can I stand out while still fitting in with everyone else? What perpetuates this desire for an unachievable level of perfection?
Narcissism and its many guises will be explored in a series of plays by Griese Youth Theatre. €10/€8
The Venue Theatre – Ratoath
Addicted to Dance – Magic of Musicals
Addicted to Dance present their annual end-of-year show on Saturday 29th June- two shows – 2.30 and 7.30pm. Tickets €15.
3rd – 6th July
Tom Gates – Live On Stage
Based on the best-selling Tom Gates books by Liz Pichon, this brand-new story is brought to you by the award-winning producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny. It’s pure fun for the whole family whether you’re a lover of the books or new to Tom and his friends! Tickets priced from €18
(01) 679 3323
FAMILY THEATRE: Joe Daly -Children’s Magic and Illusion Show
Direct from his weekday magic show ‘abraKIDabra’ on RTÉjr, Joe Daly brings his children’s comedy magic and illusion show to the Riverbank Arts Centre. Suitable for children from 4-12, Joe will bring you on a rollercoaster ride of magic, illusion, comedy and fun.
Family Concert: Peter And The Wolf
Expect to be enthralled by the timeless story of Peter and his dealings with the crafty Wolf by Sergej Prokofiev with the Westland Wind Quintet. Delve into all-time classics for everyone to enjoy, and learn the story of the wind quintet through the music of Jacques Ibert. Tickets €12
The Harlequin / Paiata
Harlequin is a comedy play based on A.P Cehov’s ‘The harmful effect of Tobacco’, with main character, Nikita Ivanovici, returning again (was also in the last production, The Buffon).
Box Office 01 885 2622
11th June – 15th September
For over 20 years, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. This electrifying and innovative dance and worldwide phenomenon will be hitting Ireland with its fusion of Irish and International music and dance.
13th – 15th June
Emil and the Detectives
Based on Erich Kästner’s 1929 novel, which was ground- breaking in its time – this gripping adventure is about Emil as he heads off into the big city to see relatives when something valuable is stolen. Submerge yourself into the play as Emil and a bunch of kids have to rally round to solve the crime and catch the culprit!
Free Event. Pre- booking required. Tickets available from 14 May.
Box Office: 01 6707788
15th – 23rd June
Set in modern day New York, we meet talent agent and producer, Mr Carlton Jones alongside his loyal secretary Miss Bridget Spinner. With a penchant for fast cars and a luxurious lifestyle, Carlton is on the brink of financial disaster and is going to have to come up with a plan, fast.
Booking & Info:+ 353 1 883 2100
18th – 22nd June
Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Fame The Musical
Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name, Fame The Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they endure on the trials and tribulations in the dance world! 12+
9 July – 20 July
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…
As an infant, Annie had been abandoned with a note from her parents promising to return for her someday. Life in the orphanage had been rough under the strict hand of Miss Hannigan, but when Billionaire Oliver Warbucks invites Annie to spend Christmas with him in his mansion, they discover new happiness.
24th – 27th July
Mermaid Arts Centre
Box Office: 012724030
West Side Story
Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, this 1950’s musical, depicts the tragic consequences of racist tension between two rival communities, a topic still very relevant in today’s society.
Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, County Wicklow
Treasure Island at Powerscourt Gardens
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company in Powerscourt Gardens, for this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. €19 (Adult) Full Price – €16 (Child) Concession Price – Family (2 adults and 2 children) €56 | Under 5’s go free
24th – 28th July
An Tain Theatre, Dundalk
Become immersed in the story of Pinnochio, the little marionette who dreams of becoming a real boy. Join Geppetto and Jiminy Cricket as they lead Pinnochio on a journey through magic and mayhem, forests, farmyards, and circuses, all to find the real boy within. For a limited time only, it will be shown across the grounds of Anaverna House.
Box Office: 042 939 2919