Fishamble's Y2K Festival
Fishamble celebrates its commitment to exciting new work by presenting a season of new plays for the new millennium.
Six playwrights been specially commissioned to respond to the time in which we live and the resulting in a varied, provocative and entertaining theatrical experience! The event took place in Dublin at the beginning of 2000 and included the following plays:
Play 1: Consenting Adults by Dermot Bolger
Following a contact ad in a magazine, a man and woman enter into a sexual adventure of role-playing and risk-taking in a hotel bedroom where the lines between fantasy, memory, reality and guilt become dangerously intertwined.
Play 2: Dreamframe by Deirdre Hines
Under an orangemarchmoon, two women face the future by exploring apocalyptic moments from the past.
Play 3: Moonlight and Music by Jennifer Johnston
A series of memories and realisations are sparked off when Rosie loses her job as a teacher but she pours herself a drink and decides to ‘face the music and dance…’
Play 4: The Great Jubilee by Nicholas Kelly
As the New Year approaches, Malachy reveals some disturbing secrets about the Pope, the Virgin Mary and the new millennium.
Play 5: Doom Raider by Gavin Kostick
A computer-generated heroine embarks on a new adventure as she comes to terms with the precarious nature of her existence.
Play 6: Tea Set by Gina Moxley
A young woman accepts a lucrative job minding an old lady for the millennium but ends up getting more than she bargained for!
Directors: Bríd O’Gallchóir, Gavin Kostick, Caroline FitzGerald, Jo Mangan, Noeline Kavanagh, Jim Culleton
Original Music J.J. Vernon
Set Design Fiona Leech
Costume Design Leonore McDonagh
Lighting Design Debbie Behan
Stage Director Miriam Harpur
Stage Manager Niall Connolly
Set design Katherine Sankey
Costume Design Catherine Fay
Lighting Design Mark Galione
Stage Director Christine McKeon
Stage Manager Lucy Foley
Bríd Ní Neachtain
‘Riveting…not to be missed’