Before (2 – 25 Aug)



Fishamble: The New Play Company

2 – 25 Aug


2 – 4 Aug | 20:45 | 1hr 30 mins | Age: 14+
£11 (Conc: £9)

6 – 25 Aug | 20:45 | 1hr 30 mins | Age: 14+
£13 (Conc : £11)



Triple Fringe First, Olivier, and Herald Angel award winners Fishamble and Pat Kinevane return to Dance Base (Forgotten, Silent, Underneath, Swing, Humours of Bandon) with Before, a new play with much music.  Pontius is trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. Some folk are impossible to buy for…

‘a real showstopper’ ★★★★ Irish Times

‘a singular pleasure’ ★★★★ Sunday Business Post

‘Ireland’s excellent Fishamble’ Guardian

A Fishamble production, written and performed by Pat Kinevane, directed by Jim Culleton, composed by Denis Clohessy, choreographed by Emma O’Kane, produced by Eva Scanlan, with music recorded specially by the RTE Concert Orchestra.  Supported by Culture Ireland

*Contains Distressing Themes, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Scenes of Violence and Swearing*

*This show will not be performed on Mondays*

Before | Fishamble: The New Play Company from Dance Base on Vimeo.


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