Fishamble is an Olivier Award-winning, internationally-acclaimed Irish theatre company, which discovers, develops and produces new work.
In 2018 Fishamble celebrates 30 years of new plays through its productions and extensive development programme.
Fishamble typically supports 60% of all new plays on the
island of Ireland every year.
Before, a new play with much music by Pat Kinevane
Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good. Pontius is inside, trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father’s journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O’Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for…
STROLLERS NETWORK TOUR DATES
7 November, Visual, Carlow
9 November, Source Arts Centre, Thurles
13 November, Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
15 November, Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
17 November, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
19 November, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
21 November, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
23 - 24 November, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
5 - 6 December, Belltable, Limerick
8 December, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
The Humours of Bandon Welsh Tour
The Humours of Bandon, written and performed by Margaret McAuliffe and directed by Stefanie Preissner, returns for another international tour, this time in Wales!
22 November, Taliesen Arts Centre, Swansea
24 November, Riverfront Theatre, Newport
26 November, Ffwrnes, Llanelli
27 November, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon
1 December, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
This tour is supported by Culture Ireland #CultureIrelandGB18, promoting Irish Arts in Britain.
For our 30th year, many of our friends and colleagues sent us celebratory messages. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces and hear them share their memories of working with us.
Sebastian Barry's 30th Year Speech
We were honoured to have award-winning writer, playwright and Ireland's current Laureate for Irish Fiction, Sebastian Barry, give a speech at our 30th year celebrations.