Ex­treme Prej­u­dice GAL­WAY KERRY WICK­LOW

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Fol­low­ing last year’s re­vival, which be­came a huge seller for the Gate, Jame Maxwell’s the­atri­cal adap­ta­tion of Jane Austen’s novel is staged once again. Gate The­atre. Ends Sep 20 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm 125) Mon: 125 Tues-Thurs 132, Fri-Sat 35 gateth­e­atre.ie

Tales From Briar Hall

Katie McCann’s new play fol­lows a re­treat­ing boy into the depths of Briar Hall in the woods near his house. Daisy, its sur­rep­ti­tious in­hab­i­tant, has no intention of let­ting him leave. Jeda de Brí di­rects for Il­lus­trated Pro­duc­tions. The­atre Up­stairs, Lan­ni­gan’s Bar. Ends Aug 23 (Tues-Sat 1pm; Thurs-Sat 7pm 110/18 the­atre­up­stairs.ie

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Hunter Ball and Jeff Bowen’s meta-mu­si­cal, about two writ­ers, Hunter and Jeff, try­ing to write a mu­si­cal about two guys writ­ing a mu­si­cal is staged by Ill-Ad­vised The­atre Com­pany. The New The­atre. Ends Aug 23 7.30pm 115/112 the­newthe­atre.com

The pro­lific Ste­wart Roche de­buts a new black com­edy about a young doc­u­men­tary film maker forced to take a part time job in a Dublin re­search com­pany who dis­cov­ers the busi­ness has come up with a dan­ger­ous so­lu­tion to weather the re­ces­sion. Caro­line Fitzger­ald di­rects Roche, Pa­trick O’Don­nell and Si­mon Toal. New The­atre. Aug 25 - Sep 6 7.30pm 115/112 the­newthe­atre.com

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Wait­ing For Godot

Smock Al­ley The­atre are hold­ing out for Beck­ett’s fa­mous no show. Smock Al­ley The­atre. Ends Aug 23 7.30pm smock­alley.com

A Few Good Men

Vis­it­ing Kee­gan The­atre com­pany stages Aaron Sorkin’s early play, fa­mously adapted for film, in which a Navy lawyer learns some re­solve and rep­re­sents two marines tried for the death of a fel­low pri­vate at Guan­tanamo Bay. Town Hall The­atre. Ends Aug 23 8pm 120/118 tht.ie

For­got­ten Me

Ed­die and Ed­ward meet in a small Lon­don pub to dis­cuss why, years af­ter em­i­grat­ing, they want to re­turn home. Gerry Howard and Cathal Leonard per­form Leonard’s play. Town Hall The­atre. Ends Aug 25 - 30 8.30pm 110 tht.ie

4.48 Psy­chosis

John Hayes di­rects Sarah Kane’s bru­tally po­etic play about iso­la­tion, de­pen­dency, love and loss. St John’s The­atre & Arts Cen­tre, Lis­towel. Aug 27 8pm stjohn­sthe­atrelis­towel.com

The Lone­some West

Magic Stew The­atre stages Martin McDon­agh’s grisly com­edy of two war­ring broth­ers and plenty of col­lat­eral dam­age in his sep­tic imag­in­ing of Leenane. St John’s The­atre & Arts Cen­tre, Lis­towel. Ends Aug 22 8pm

Ad­vo­cacy (The Cit­i­zens)

Ahead of their ap­pear­ance at this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe, Talk­ing Shop En­sem­ble preview a new piece about the in­ner work­ings of a dis­abil­ity ser­vice, the peo­ple who work there and the con­flicts of choice in their daily lives. Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre, Bray. Aug 23 8pm 112/110 mer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie

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