Bird and cuckoo clock

Les Antliaclastes: Waltz of the Hommelettes

In this magical cabinet of curiosities, with hints of Alice in Wonderland and Brothers Grimm, events are controlled by a giant, Black Forest cuckoo clock, supernatural in its counting of hours. 

Person made of ice

Le Théâtre de L’Entrouvert: Anywhere

Oedipus, a marionette made almost entirely of ice, sets out on a redemptive voyage accompanied only by Antigone, their long passage punctuated by poetic visions of water and fire, shadow and light.

Gecko: The Wedding

Seducing audiences with intricate choreography, provocative narratives and vivid symbolism, The Wedding brings the union between state and individual into question amid a flurry of white dresses.

Peeping Tom: Father (Vader)

The phenomenal choreography and enigmatic visual imagery of Peeping Tom plunge viewers into the realm between fantasy and reality in this empathetic, swirling and surprising portrait of ageing.

A group of people staring at the camera

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam: Medea

Simon Stone rewrites Euripides’s Medea as a taut, edge-of-your-seat play, finding a contemporary and relatable reality for his masterful modern-day retelling of an average family’s darkest days. 

Dancers

Ballet Black: Double Bill

There’s always a buzz when Ballet Black take to our main stage, their popular programmes contrasting dramatic and gloriously fun storytelling in a lively showcase of new choreography.

Cillian Murphy

Wayward Productions: Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders) gives a riveting, shape-shifting performance in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s award-winning novel, a heart-wrenching meditation on love, loss and living. 

Trevor Carlson looking at pictures of Merce Cunningham

Ferran Carvajal/Trevor Carlson: Not a moment too soon

Trevor Carlson, close friend and Executive Director to Merce Cunningham, reflects on the 12 years he spent as a companion to the choreographer, offering a rare insight into the final days of a master.

A dreary office space

Galway International Arts Festival: Rooms

Ushered into a series of five realistic spaces, housing clues to the character once confined within their walls, you’ll hear haunting accounts of solitude as part of an immersive theatre installation.