Dublin theatre festival sign.
After a summer full of outdoor concerts, plays and festivals, we retreat indoors for even more culture. Artsy types and little culture vultures are going to have a busy September, with three major cultural festivals kicking off this month:
Dublin Fringe (September 5 – 20)
Culture Night 2014 (September 19)
The Dublin Theatre Festival (from September 25
Lots of things to see and do, and here is a selection of events we’re dying to get to this September:
From Sep 25 | Samuel Beckett Theatre
An adaption for the stage of the award-winning novel by Eimear McBride, directed by Annie Ryan.
2 September | Smock Alley Theatre
Supported by Stephen Fry, Sir Ian McKellen and the RSC, Liverpool’s award winning Purple Coat Productions bring Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on a tour of Ireland.
From September 9 | Bewley’s Cafe Theatre
A dark and funny one-man show based on George Orwell’s experiences in Paris and London.
11 and 12 September | Meeting House Square
The chanteuse celebrates 20 years in the business of cabaret with favourite songs from Brel to Radiohead.
7 September | Meeting House Square
A mesmerising vocal performance by the Canadian Inuit throat singer accompanying the silent film Nanook of the North.
19 September | Chester Beatty Library
Throughout September | Douglas Hyde Gallery
16-20 September | Project Arts Centre – Cube
An atmospheric stunning solo performance combining circus, magic and dance.
FAMILY & KIDS
19 September | Pavilion Theatre
A collection of animated and feature films for little and older children to celebrate Culture Night.
September 27-28 | The Ark
A delightful non-verbal performance told with clay.
6 September | Samuel Beckett Bridge
A triumphant opening weekend celebration for the Tiger Dublin Fringe, this is a large-scale outdoor performance turning the Samuel Beckett Bridge into Ireland’s largest musical instrument.
19 September | Merrion Square
A series of talks, installations, projections and pop up events curated by the Irish Times in the outside basement spaces in Merrion Square.