Welcome back to this week’s edition of the weekly roundup, bringing you the best of what’s happening over the next seven days in Dublin.
The Glencullen Dundrum Musical and Drama Society present their production of the hilarious Plaza Suite written by the Tony Award nominated Neil Simon at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum this weekend. The play features loves, deceit, betrayal and promises to deliver tears of laughter as well as emotion. The play runs until 12th April and performances are at 8pm. Tickets are €12/€15 and more information is available at www.milltheatre.ie
Cavalry, starring Brendan Gleeson, opens this Friday in cinemas nationwide. Also starring Chris O’Dowd, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Reilly and Aidan Gillen, the film features a priest who is threatened during a confession and then has to battle the dark forces closing in around him. Check your local cinema for show times or IFI in Temple Bar at www.ifi.ie
This week sees the final few performances of Sive, by John B.Keane at the Abbey Theatre which runs until 12th April. Evening performances are at 7.30pm and the Saturday matinee performance is at 2.30pm. Tickets start at €13 and more information can be found at www.abbeytheatre.ie . This week is also the final week for Abbey Backstage Tours 2014, where guests are brought on a behind the scenes tour of the theatre as well as an introduction to the theatre’s historic art collection. Tours are at 4pm on weekdays and 11.30am on Saturdays. Tickets are €8 per person and more information can be found on the website.
Why not head to the Button Factory this weekend where there is a range of gigs to choose from including the Dublin Gospel Choir on Friday 11th April at 7.30pm, PACHA presents Funkagenda also on Friday 11th at 11.30pm and on Saturday 12th D.F.F at 8pm. For more information on the shows and tickets visit www.buttonfactory.com
Writers, the Irish Writers Centre is hosting a seminar on copyright and authors’ rights by Samantha Holman of the Irish Copyright Licensing Agency. The seminar is on Saturday 12th April from 10.30am to 12.30pm and tickets are €25 for members or €30 for non-members. To book visit www.writerscentre.ie
This Friday 11th April at the Twisted Pepper, Joe Black’s new show, Joe Black is Ginfully Yours is on at 7pm. The show is part story, part song and takes a look at the dark side of cabaret, burlesque and variety, with support from drag act House of Grand Parade. Tickets are priced at €16-€19 and can be purchased on
If you are looking for something different to do this Sunday afternoon, why not make a visit to the Fusion Sundays World Culture Market which offers live music, stalls and workshops reflecting Dublin’s multicultural community. The market is held from 11am to 5pm this Sunday 13th April at the Dublin Food Co-op, Dublin 8 and then every second Sunday after that. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/fusionsundaysmarket
‘Ultra’ an exhibition of art by Barbara Knezevic previews at the LAB Gallery this Thursday 10th April and runs until 7th June. Barabara’s work is concerned with how objects function materially, ontologically and economically in the world and the work is mostly sculpture in form. For more information visit www.dublincity.ie