CURRENT & FORTHCOMING

Theatre for One: This Ireland

by Marina Carr, Stacey Gregg, Emmet Kirwan, Louise Lowe, Mark O’Rowe, Enda Walsh + six emerging writers; Iseult Deane, Susannah Al Fraihat, Aoibhéann McCann, Joy Nesbitt, Ois O’Donoghue and Aoife Delany Reade
Cork Midsummer Festival
15 - 23 June
One booth, 12 voices and a uniquely intimate experience for every audience member. Original 5-min plays presented by one actor for one audience member at a time. And it's completely free!

Krapp’s Last Tape

written by Samuel Beckett
directed by Vicky Featherstone
starring Stephen Rea
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
21 - 26 October, 2024
One week only! Stephen Rea returns in Samuel Beckett’s solo masterpiece. ★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ Financial Times ★★★★ Irish Examiner ★★★★ Daily Mail ★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

Reunion

written and directed by Mark O'Rowe
Black Box Theatre, Galway
12 - 27 July
The world premiere of a major new play by Mark O’Rowe receives its world premiere this July. A co-production between Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival, it stars a roll-call of Ireland’s finest actors.

PAST PRODUCTIONS

Audrey or Sorrow

by Marina Carr
directed by Caitríona McLaughlin
Dublin
February–March 2024
★★★★ ‘this startling new play … a bravura production’The Irish Times

Old Ghosts | online as part of Ulysses 2.2

composed by Evangelia Rigaki
libretto by Marina Carr
directed by Louise Lowe
conducted by Elaine Kelly
Online
June–December 2023

Bedbound

by Enda Walsh
directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull
starring Colm Meaney and Brenda Meaney
Galway | Dublin | Worldwide
July–December 2023
★★★★ ‘two crowning performances’The Arts Review

The Saviour

written by Deirdre Kinahan
directed by Louise Lowe
starring Marie Mullen and
Jamie O'Neill
New York | Dublin
June 2021–October 2023
'The great Irish actress Marie Mullen gives a performance of gripping intensity … one of the finest actors of her generation'Wall Street Journal

Wordspace as part of Ulysses 2.2

read by Olwen Fouéré
directed by Louise Lowe

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, Grafton Architect, in collaboration with Hatchett Sound Furniture
Galway
July 2023

Happy Days

written by Samuel Beckett
directed by Caitríona McLaughlin
Dublin | Cork | Birmingham
January 2021–July 2023
★★★★★ 'a gift of theatre ... dazzling'WhatsonStage

Ghosts

by Henrik Ibsen
a new version
written and directed by Mark O’Rowe
Dublin
April–June 2023
★★★★ ‘Mark O’Rowe’s quietly stunning Ibsen’The Arts Desk

Ulysses 2.2

ANU, Landmark Productions and MoLI
Online
February 2022–February 2023

Walking with Ghosts

written and performed by Gabriel Byrne
directed by Lonny Price
Dublin | Online | Wexford | Edinburgh | London | New York
January–November 2022
★★★★★ 'a career-best performance'The Telegraph

The First Child

an opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh
Navan, Co.Meath | Cork | Limerick | Tralee, Co. Kerry
October 2021–September 2022
★★★★★ 'a remarkable conclusion to the Dennehy-Walsh partnership'The Irish Times

The Approach

written and directed by Mark O'Rowe
starring Derbhle Crotty, Aisling O'Sullivan and Catherine Walker
Dublin | Cork | Edinburgh | Live Broadcasts | On-Demand | Charleston, USA
February 2018–June 2022
★★★★ 'a 60 minute jewel of a play’The Guardian

The Book of Names

directed by Louise Lowe and designed by Owen Boss
October 2021–March 2022
★ ★ ★ ★ 'Riveting … enthralling … immersive’The Irish Times

Medicine

written and directed by Enda Walsh
starring Clare Barrett, Aoife Duffin and Domhnall Gleeson, with Seán Carpio
New York
September 2020–December 2021
★★★★★ ‘superb production … the text is beautifully and bravely teased out by a magnificent cast’ -The Scotsman

Straight to Video

a new play by Emmet Kirwan
directed by Phillip McMahon
Tallaght | Dublin
October–December 2021
★ ★ ★ ★ 'whip-smart writing … a fantastic feast of comic nostalgia … a delightfully bizarre and heady farce that delivers comedy, poignancy and drama'The Irish Times

Backwards up a Rainbow

starring Rosaleen Linehan and Conor Linehan
directed by Conall Morrison
Dún Laoghaire (In Person)
September–October 2021
✭✭✭✭✭ 'Rosaleen Linehan revisits her life with honesty and humour … a damned impressive 90-minutes ... staged cleverly, with spark and sparkle’The Irish Times

Postcards from the Ledge

by Paul Howard
directed by Jimmy Fay
starring Rory Nolan
Dublin | Limerick | Cork | Galway | Bray
October 2017–May 2021
★★★★ ‘two hours of unadulterated fun’Irish Daily Mail

Theatre for One (and a Little One)

by Roddy Doyle, Sonya Kelly, Louis Lovett and Pauline McLynn
Dublin
December 2020

Asking for It

by Louise O'Neill
adapted by Meadhbh McHugh in collaboration with Annabelle Comyn
Cork | Dublin | Birmingham
June 2018–February 2020
'it is worth the hype'Irish Independent

Blood in the Dirt

by Rory Gleeson
Dublin
November 2019
★★★★ 'visceral and powerful in equal measure'Irish Examiner

The Second Violinist

a new opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh
Galway | Dublin | London | Amsterdam
July 2017–March 2019
★★★★★ ‘exhilarating blend of opera, theatre and film … extraordinary… thrilling’The Guardian

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

by Max Porter, adapted and directed by Enda Walsh
Galway | Dublin
March–April 2018
★★★★ 'a scintillating story ... combines an intense, furious drama and a pervasive, yielding gentleness.'The Irish Times

Ballyturk

written and directed by Enda Walsh
Galway | Dublin | Cork | London | New York
July 2014–January 2018
‘strange and funny and manic and very, very dark … essential viewing’The Irish Times

Woyzeck In Winter

adapted and directed by Conall Morrison
Galway | London | Dublin
July–October 2017
★★★★ ‘brilliant … a pioneering piece of music-theatre’The Guardian

Once

book written by Enda Walsh | music & lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Dublin
July 2015–August 2017
★★★★ ‘winning … exuberant stage rendering … the music is the show’s trump card’ The Irish Times

Arlington

written and directed by Enda Walsh
Galway | Dublin | New York
July 2016–May 2017
'riveting fever dream of a play … bravura performances … dazzling video montage'The New York Times

The Last Hotel

a new opera by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh
Edinburgh | Dublin | London | New York | Luxembourg
August 2015–January 2017
‘potently compact, searingly powerful new chamber work by two of Ireland’s foremost creative voices’The Guardian

Breaking Dad

by Paul Howard
Dublin | Cork | Limerick
April 2014–April 2016
★★★★ 'Paul Howard's latest comedy will have you laughing out loud for two hours'The Irish Times

The Walworth Farce

written by Enda Walsh
directed by Sean Foley
Dublin
January–February 2015
★★★★ ‘it’s hard to imagine a better production … the three Gleesons are magnificent’ Irish Daily Maily

Howie The Rookie

written and directed by Mark O'Rowe
Dublin | Cork | Galway | Edinburgh | London | New York
June 2013–December 2014
★★★★★ 'a startlingly beautiful one-man version that seems written for its new star'Time Out, New York

Halcyon Days

by Deirdre Kinahan
New York | Dublin | Monaghan | Sligo | Galway | Navan | Limerick | Tallaght, Co. Dublin | Carlow | Bray | Cork | Edinburgh
May–August 2013
'it runs a brisk 70 minutes, and for once you might wish to see a play go longer’ New York Times

The Talk of the Town

by Emma Donoghue
Dublin
September–October 2012
‘Emma Donoghue’s beautifully crafted version of the life and work of the remarkable short-story writer Maeve Brennan’The Irish Times

Misterman

written and directed by Enda Walsh
Galway | New York | London
July 2011–May 2012
★★★★ ‘a monumental staging … Murphy is riveting … a bravura celebration of [Walsh’s] theatrical vision’The Guardian

Greener

by Fiona Looney
directed by Jimmy Fay
Dublin
April–May 2012

Testament

by Colm Tóibín
Dublin
September–October 2011
★★★★ ‘remarkable ambition ... a beautiful piece of writing … subtly and strikingly poetic’The Irish Times

Between Foxrock and a Hard Place

by Paul Howard
Dublin | Cork
October 2010–April 2011

Underneath the Lintel

by Glen Berger
Dublin | Portlaoise | Bray | Blanchardstown, Dublin | Wexford | Thurles, Tipperary | Ballymun, Dublin | Edinburgh
September 2006–August 2010
★★★★★ ‘provocative, mournful and extremely funny ... it really is unmissable'The Irish Times

Knives in Hens

by David Harrower
Dublin
November 2009
‘a searing production … a magnificently primal set, hauntingly lit … an exciting, demanding production of a provocative, disturbing play’ Sunday Independent

October

by Fiona Looney
Dublin | Cork
February–April 2009
‘sharp modern gags … a humorous and passionate play … a very timely, intelligent, poignant and ultimately heart-warming tale'Evening Herald

The Last Days of the Celtic Tiger

by Paul Howard
Dublin | Cork
November 2007–May 2008
‘Paul Howard has brought his character Ross O’Carroll-Kelly to the stage triumphantly in a wickedly funny play’Irish Mail on Sunday

Miss Julie

by August Strindberg, a version by Frank McGuinness
Dublin
February–March 2008
★★★★ ‘Frank McGuinness’s gripping version ... Walker’s vivid portrayal of Miss Julie … riveting’The Guardian

Alice in Wonderland

adapted for the stage by Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy
Dublin
November 2007–January 2008
‘children’s theatre of an exceptionally high standard’The Irish Times

Blackbird

by David Harrower
Dublin
February–March 2007
★★★★★ ‘this is gripping, heart-breaking theatre’Sunday Business Post

Sleeping Beauty

by Rufus Norris
Dublin
November 2006–January 2007
‘grotesquely comic … a top-notch production’The Irish Times

Dandelions

by Fiona Looney
Dublin
October 2005–July 2006
'sparkling stuff ... dream production’ Sunday Tribune

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett, dramatised by Neil Duffield
Dublin
December 2005–January 2006
‘there is joy here, there is hope, and there is a startling level of pure magical transcendence ... an absolute must-see’Sunday Independent

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

by Edward Albee
Dublin
May 2005
‘a fine Irish premiere’The Irish Times

Skylight

by David Hare
Dublin
January–February 2004
‘breathtakingly well-drawn and skilfully judged’The Irish Times