Tag Archives : Fringe Festival


Fringe Preview : The Circus Of Perseverance

The 8th of September brings the Absolut Fringe festival back into town for sixteen days of arts, music, comedy and theatre. A self-proclaimed “dream  factory”, it’s probably safe to say there is something for every taste on show from comedy about finding Fassbender to a showcase of photographs of everything tight jeaned in the brilliantly […]

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Absolut Fringe review: Group Therapy for One

Last evening I saw one of the most interesting shows I’ve seen at Absolut Fringe thus far. It’s Group Therapy for One by a young and exciting theatre company called TheatreClub. “Shane’s a bit fucked up. He wants us all to go to his gaff, where he’s holding an inquest into his life. With the […]


To err is human, to Arrrr is pirate

Avast ye landlubbing sons of Culchurs! Saturday be International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Yahrrr. I knows this because I be a matey over on the fair ship Facebook where there’s swag to be blagged, booty to be heaved and tickets to be won to see THE LOST PIRATES down at the Metro Bosco Theatre […]

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Interview: Broken Croí/Heart Briste, a bilingual play at ABSOLUT FRINGE

What it’s called: Broken Croí/Heart Briste Where it is: Filmbase, Temple Bar When it is: 7pm every evening until Saturday, September 19 How long it is: 40 mins How much it is: €16 or €13 I sat down with the cast – Manchán Mangan and Eva O Connor – after this play in Gaeilge and […]


Competition: The Legend of Zocorro tickets

***Competition now closed*** Read my review of The Legend of Zocorro? Thought it sounded like fun? Well thanks to the lovely Leonor Bethencourt, the lady behind the mask, we have a pair of tickets to give away to tonights performance of Absolut Fringe Festival show The Legend Of Zocorro at 6pm in Bewleys Café Theatre. […]

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Absolut Fringe Festival: The Legend of Zocorro review

Last night saw me venture to the intimate surrounds of Bewleys Café Theatre on Grafton Street to see ‘The Legend of Zocorro’. The official blurb told me this: “Quixotic Zocorro, storms into Ireland charged with a high dose of testosterone, to take on the giants of child minding, hospital administration, Ryanair and the kingdom of […]


Absolut Fringe Festival: Victor and Gord Cubed review

Last night I went to see ‘Victor and Gord Cubed’ in the Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar. The official blurb told me this: “You know those friends you grew up with? Went to school with? Laughed, cried, partied and pulled with? D’you ever wonder sometimes, if they’d ever just F*ck Off? Real Life friends Vickey […]

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Find out about the ABSOLUT ORIGINAL art exhibition at the ABSOLUT Fringe Factory

What it’s called: ABSOLUT ORIGINALS (it’s an art exhibition) Where it is: ABSOLUT Fringe Factory, Smock Alley Theatre, Lower Exchange St, Dublin 2 When it is: Daily between 5pm and 10pm until September 20 How long it is: That’s up to you – how long do you want to spend? How much it is: FREE […]


A magic evening at the launch of the Absolut Fringe Festival

We went to the launch of the Absolut Fringe Festival 2009 last night (though its official name is Absolut Fringe), we being meself, Anto, Steph and the wonderful Jack Wise, just to add that bit of magic. Held in the Twisted Pepper, the evening was one that was random, to say the least. Let me […]


Be part of one of the theatre shows in this year’s FRINGE Festival

This year’s Dublin Fringe Festival is on September 5 to 20. The full programme is to be launched soon but there’s something you could be involved in, if you have the time and enthusiasm for it. Working with one of Argentina’s most innovative directors, you could be part of one of the most exciting shows […]