March 26, 2023
Join us for two short adaptations from the quill of William Shakespeare, ‘Othello and The Merchant of Venice’. The setting for both stories is Venice and the tensions are high, as the characters confront issues of racism, duplicity, lies and deceit, whilst being led through a tangle of dialogue by two strong and virtuous heroines.
Am I Irish Yet?, part of Circus250’s Daring Dames series, is a one-woman show by author Kate Kerrigan, chronicling a life spent searching for who she is.
A man, a banana, a tape recorder…and a bomb. Patrick Mc Cabe’s play Country and Irish, is a hilarious but savage portrait of a man at the end of his rope, starring Peter Gowen.
June 3, 2023
Set in Belfast over the summer of 1970, Mojo and his mate Mickybo are two nine-year-old boys from opposing sides of the sectarian divide. They are 'thick as two small thieves', playing headers, being mouthy, and spitting from cinema balconies with the violence of The Troubles only obliquely impacting on them – until finally their friendship is destroyed by it. This is pure storytelling with Bruiser’s dynamic physicality.