We bring world-class theatre to Dublin, support artists in creating outstanding work and provide a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world.
At the heart of the festival is the city of Dublin – its people and its stories – and a commitment to contributing to the vibrant social and cultural life of our capital. Our mission is to present a programme of exceptional theatrical experiences that will appeal to the diverse communities and visitors that make up our city.
We have a rich history, with much to celebrate, but we are most excited about is what is yet to come. I
Sculpture in Context
National Botanic Gardens
Sculpture in Context 2019 - A thought-provoking collection of work that bridges the gap between art and nature, organic forms, and man-made objects. The natural setting of the National Botanic Gardens will play host to an impressive collection of contemporary works by over 120 Irish and international artists. Over 140 sculptures, from the surreal and simple to the fantastical, will be found nestling in the shrubberies and standing in the shade of the trees throughout the extensive gardens, as well as throughout the ponds, Great Palm House, and Curvilinear Range, with smaller works exhibited in
He Sits of a Tuesday
Axis Arts Centre
He Sits of a Tuesday – a play lost in music – highlights the grit and the graft of women living on the margins in Dublin’s inner city.
He Sits of a Tuesday is a heart-swelling, tear-jerking, side-splitting slice-of-life play that centres on six working class women and a young girl as they wait in a local politician’s office, desperate for help with their different, dire situations.