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Dublin Dance Festival: ION 10 - 11 May 2018 [19:30]
Crave 16 - 17 May 2018 [20:00]
Feast of Bones

25 May 2018 [19:00]

Theatre Events


Christos Papadopoulos / Leon & the Wolf

Dates / Times
Thu 10 & Fri 11 May, 7:30pm
60 mins approx. (no interval)
€22 full price / €18 conc.
Post Show Talk:
Fri 11 May

Why is group synchronicity so alluring? What compels birds to flock in a limitless sky, or people to subconsciously coordinate their movements? What if we are all ions, electrically charged atoms moving through space?

Ten dancers explore the power of group dynamics, the sharing of a common rhythm, the sixth sense of belonging. They do not chase that fleeting moment of perfect unison. Instead, they pursue a pattern of movement, both harmonious and elusive. In doing so, this minimalistic piece offers a poetic reflection on the natural order of things and the unspoken rules which often escape us.

Enter a meditative and hypnotic universe with this new ensemble piece by Greek choreographer Christos Papadopoulos, who returns to Dublin Dance Festival following the success of the captivating Elvedon at DDF2017.

Contains partial nudity

Choreographer: Christos Papadopoulos
Performers: Giorgos Kotsifakis, Ioanna Paraskevopoulou, Nontas Damopoulos, Amalia Kosma, Maria Bregianni, Hara Kotsali, Efthymis Moschopoulos, Nanti Gogoulou, Dimitra Mertzani, Alexis Tsiamoglou
Dramaturgy: Tassos Koukoutas
Music: Coti K
Lighting: Tasos Palaioroutas
Costumes: Angelos Mentis
Set Design: Evangelia Therianou
1st Assistant Choreographer: Katerina Spyropoulou
2nd Assistant Choreographer: Ioanna Antonarou
Production Organisation: Theodora Kapralou

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Crave | Be Brave Productions

8pm, 16-17 May 2018

Tickets: 12 /6

Somebody's pain, nobody witnessed, anyone's blame and everyone's business.

CRAVE explores themes of love and sexuality, scrutinising the perversion of these delicate aspects of life into abusive incidents and exposing uncomfortable truths within our contemporary society, and across the world. 

20% of proceeds will be donated to the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

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The Samuel Beckett Theatre Box Office will be open from 6pm on performance evenings only.


A Feast of Bones | Theatre Lovett

7pm, 25 May, 2018

Ticket Price: 15

A deliciously dark retelling of Henny Penny, the classic tale of survival.

Under the twinkling lights of a charming French café a waitress sits polishing her knives. Set in the shadows of the First World War, one cunning customer is about to be served a meal he will never forget. At Le Monde Bouleversé revenge is a dish best served cold.

 A Feast of Bones is a musical fable from Theatre Lovett featuring live music and an original score. The company take their inspiration from the story of Henny Penny, paralleling this story of five birds who joyously march towards an unforeseen doom with the jingoistic march of Europe towards a ‘glorious’ war in 1914.

Written by Frances Kay and directed by Muireann Ahern

Starring Lisa Lambe, Louis Lovett, Nico Brown, Martin Brundsen and Amelie Metcalfe

“One of the most imaginative and indispensable companies at work today.” The Irish Times

★★★★ “Fantastically realised.” The Irish Times

★★★★ “Sparkling piece.” The Sunday Times

★★★★★ “A must see.” The Review’s Hub

Suitable for ages 9+ and adults of all ages.

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The Samuel Beckett Theatre Box Office will be open from 5pm on performance evenings only.

Last updated 7 May 2018 by Francis Thackaberry (Email).