Fishamble The New Play Company presents Bailed Out! at the Pavilion Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.
Bailed Out! is the new drama-documentary by Colin Murphy, and follows on from the smash hit success of Guaranteed! It was co-commissioned by both Fishamble and the Pavilion Theatre, and is directed by Conall Morrison.
On November 28th, 2010, the late Brian Lenihan, then Ireland’s Minister for Finance, alone at the airport en route to Brussels, looked into the snow and thought, ‘This is terrible. No Irish minister has ever had to do this before.’
Bailed Out! tells the sad story of how the country fell into the grip of the Troika.
Based on official documents and off-the-record interviews, an ensemble of actors in this stripped-back production embodies a myriad of national and international figures as they wrestle with the crisis. Guaranteed to inform, enrage and perhaps leave you feeling a little heart-broken!
Bailed Out! plays at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. Previews take place from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th September at 8pm; the play itself opens at 8pm on Saturday, 26th September. It continues from Tuesday, 29th September until Saturday, 3rd October, all shows at 8pm. Matinees take place at 2pm on Saturday 26th and Sunday, 27th September, and Saturday 3rd and Sunday, 4th October.
Tickets cost €22 (€16 for previews and matinees) and may be reserved online. Concessions are also available.
There will also be post-show discussions, the specific details of which are yet to be ironed out. These will take place on Sunday 27th, Tuesday 29th, and Wednesday, 30th September, and Friday, 2nd October.
Written by Colin Murphy and directed by Conall Morrison
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes. No interval. Contains strong language.
Lead image © Dietmar Becker; all other images courtesy Fishamble The New Play Company and the Pavilion Theatre