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Theatre List­ings: Peter Craw­ley


Te­jas Verdes

Sophie Mot­ley di­rects a new pro­duc­tion of Fer­min Ca­bal’s mono­logue play about the in­fa­mous de­ten­tion cen­tre and Chile’s 3,000 “dis­ap­peared” cit­i­zens dur­ing the Pinochet regime, here staged as a prom­e­nade per­for­mance through the theatre. To­gether with Villa and Dis­curso, it forms a tril­ogy of Chilean po­lit­i­cal plays for Prime Cut which can be seen to­gether on Satur­days. The MAC. Jun 3-14 8pm (Sat 7pm) £15/£12

Villa and Dis­curso

The first two plays of a Chilean tril­ogy be­gin Prime Cut’s new sea­son of po­lit­i­cal plays. Róisín McBrinn di­rects the first in­stal­ments: Villa, a satire of three women de­bat­ing the fu­ture uses of a for­mer Pinochet govern­ment tor­ture cen­tre, and Dis­curso, which fo­cuses on the 2010 farewell speech of Chile’s first fe­male pres­i­dent Michelle Bachelet. Te­jas Verdes, di­rected by Sophie Mot­ley, com­plete the tril­ogy (see above), and all three are per­formed to­gether on Satur­days. The MAC. Ends Jun 14 8pm (Sat 2pm) £17/£12

Bláth/The Flower

Di­rec­tor Marc Mac Lochlainn adapts John Light’s chil­dren’s book about a young boy in a grey world who dis­cov­ers a mag­i­cal book that changes his life for­ever and fills it with flow­ers. A non-ver­bal show us­ing pup­petry, paper and mu­sic by Colm Mac Con Io­maire, it is part of Lim­er­ick City of Cul­ture and tours na­tion­wide. Glor, Ennis. Ends May 30 7.30pm 10am & 12pm 17

Mag Mell

Whobe­ganit Theatre Com­pany present an adap­ta­tion of old Ir­ish folk tales and ghost sto­ries, set on a myth­i­cal is­land off the west coast of Ire­land as a per­for­mance in­volv­ing dance, new mu­sic and pup­petry.

Nuala Hayes per­forms in Su­san Knight’s bit­ter-sweet A Sim­ple Twist of Fate at The Vik­ing Theatre in Clon­tarf, Dublin

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