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Theatre list­ings: Peter Craw­ley

pcraw­ley@irish­times.com

Sep­tic Tiger

A young woman, a psy­chopath and a bank­rupt farmer be­come em­broiled in a tiger kid­nap­ping at a farm on the North­ern-South bor­der area in Rawlife Theatre’s new dark com­edy, writ­ten by Pearse El­liot. Theatre at The Mill Jun 18 £10£14 the­atreatthemill.com

Can’t For­get About You

Merrily con­tro­ver­sial play­wright David Ire­land turns his hand to a romcom with the story of a young Belfast man who falls for a much older woman. Con­leth Hill di­rects. Lyric Theatre Un­til Jul 5 7.45pm (Sat & Sun mat 2.30pm) £15-£22.50 lyricthe­atre.co.uk

Span­ner in the Works Theatre ex­plores some of the most no­to­ri­ous fig­ures in his­tory, in­clud­ing Charles Man­son and Myra Hind­ley. Lyric Theatre. Ends Jun 14 8pm £5 lyricthe­atre. co.uk

No­to­ri­ous

The Tai­lor of In­ver­ness

Matthew Zajac’s play about his Pol­ish fa­ther in Scot­land tells a story of sur­vival and es­cape from war-torn Europe. With vi­o­lin ac­com­pa­ni­ment. Lyric Theatre. Jun 17-21 8pm £12-£16 lyricthe­atre.co.uk

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 & Dis­curso (see be­low), it forms a tril­ogy of Chilean po­lit­i­cal plays for Prime Cut. The MAC Ends Jun 14 8pm (Sat 7pm) £15/£12 themaclive.com

Villa & 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 com­pletes the tril­ogy (see above), and all three are per­formed to­gether on Satur­days. The MAC Ends Jun 14 8pm (Sat 2pm) £17/£12 themaclive.com

The Man in the Woman’s Shoes

Mikel Murfi per­forms his solo show, de­vel­oped for Beal­taine, based on tales shared by older people across Sligo, in which a man makes a trip to town in a pair of heels. Part of Car­low Arts Fes­ti­val. Bor­ris House Jun 14 8pm 114 car­lowarts­fes­ti­val.com

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