Friday, 22 March 2013

Project Arts Centre ,Fishamble Tiny Plays for Ireland

Project Arts Centre
7-30 March, 8pm,
matinees March 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 3pm
Tickets €22/€18/€16
01 881 9613 or online
Special offers:
EARLY BIRD – book before 28 February and save 25% on all tickets (excl REAL DEAL)
REAL DEAL – all tickets for 13 March €15
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Wednesday March 13 – ‘Meet the Playwrights’ pre-show meeting
Wednesday March 20 – Post show discussion
Saturday March 23 – ‘Meet the Playwrights’ pre-show meeting
Tuesday March 26 – Post show discussion
Wednesday March 27 – ‘Meet the Playwrights’ pre-show meeting
Thursday March 28 – Post show discussion
Saturday March 30 – Tiny Play Workshop
In March 2012, Fishamble’s Tiny Plays for Ireland 1 sold out Project Arts Centre’s Space Upstairs with the first 25 of 50 plays selected from over 1,700 submitted to Fishamble. In 2013 Fishamble returns with the culminating 25 plays. Playwrights include Maeve Binchy, Colum McCann, Pauline McLynn, Tom Swift, and members of the public chosen from over 1,700 submissions.
This highly theatrical production, staged in-the-round, offers vivid glimpses of contemporary Ireland as seen through a range of perspectives. A cast of five actors play over 50 roles in this production which is accompanied by a programme of debates and discussions, based on the themes and issues explored.
Events surrounding Tiny Plays for Ireland 2
Post-show discussions will take place on Wednesday March 20, Tuesday March 26 and Thursday March 28.
There will also be three Meet the Playwrights pre-show meetings with Fishamble’s Literary Manager Gavin Kostick and the playwrights of Tiny Plays for Ireland 2. This will be an opportunity to meet some of the writers and gain insight into where there plays came from, March 13 and 27 at 6.30pm and March 23 at 5pm.
Inspired to write your own Tiny Play? Fishamble is offering a free workshop, exclusive to audience members, with Literary Manager Gavin Kostick, to help you create your own Tiny Play. Saturday, March 30th, 11.30am – 1.30pm. Places are limited to 16. Venue: Project Arts Centre. Details on how to enter into the draw for a spot on this workshop are contained in this programme.

Tiny Plays for Ireland2 includes the following plays…
Somewhereby Mark Cantan
Grand Canal Dock by Tanya Wilson
Ode to Life by Richie O’Sullivan
Sanctuary by Liz Quinn
The Ramblers by Graham Stull
Soul Mates by Maeve Binchy
Hearts by Lucy Montague Moffatt
The Straight Talk by Keith Farnan
Knowing by Geraldine McAlinden
Blisters by Patrick O’Sullivan
Weekend Abroad by Federico Storni
Thorny Island by Sarah Binchy
Voices in the Tunnel by Garrett Keogh
Isolation by Joan Ryan
The Phone Records by Kevin Gildea
Ground Meat by Conor Hanratty
The Night Feed by Justine Mitchell
I Stand Here Before You by Tom Swift
Positive Protest by Christine McKeon
The Caring, Ireland 2013 by Pauline McLynn
Light at the End of the Tunnel by Eleanor White
Naked Photographs of My Mother by Brendan Griffin
The Cost of Your Forgetting by Henry Martin
Life in 2 Syllables by Mike Finn
Slanesman by Colum McCann
Praise for Tiny Plays for Ireland 1:
“A theatrical mosaic … fascinating.” The Guardian
“Extraordinary … it’s what theatre should be about.” Sunday Independent
“Delightful, moving and adept … engages and unites an audience.” Irish Theatre Magazine
Supported by the Irish Times and Irish Copyright Licensing Agency.
More information on Tiny Plays for Ireland 1 production in March 2012.

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