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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 themaclive.com
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 themaclive.com
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 glor.ie
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