NUI GALWAY’S Cube Theatre will host nine plays over two weeks, from new and emerging Irish theatre voices, as part of this year’s Galway Fringe Festival.
The programme for the Cube will be launched on Wednesday July 10 at 5.30pm in the Cube Theatre, Áras na Mac Léinn, next to the College Bar.
Artists from the festival will present excerpts from their work, there will be a song from the University Staff Choir, while the Galway Advertiser arts editor Kernan Andrews and the 2013 winner of the Hennessy First Fiction Literary Award, Ruth Quinlan will read from their short stories.
Among the nine productions is dance piece One Last Drop choreographed by Claudia O’Sullivan in collaboration with Kori Kilduff. A man and woman struggle with alcohol addiction. See it from July 22 to 25.
France’s La Petite Famille will perform Tomorrow’s Dawn, a musical about love and friendship, exploring intergenerational relationships and what it means to be young today, from July 12 to 16.
Play Dough Productions will present This Is The Day by Cristin Kehoe, which offers a snapshot of present day rural Ireland. It runs from July 15 to 18.
NUIG’s Dramasoc will present Robin Onee’s Meat from July 17 to 20. Set in a brothel, the play looks at the commercial comodification of the body.
Borderline Theatre, which features members of Trinity College’s drama society, DU Players will present The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Theatre by Debbie Isitt, a darkly comic take on contemporary love and marriage. See it from July 21 to 24.
Made To Shiver, by NUIG student Rory O’Sullivan runs from July 26 to 29. The stories in this show are rooted in the context of last summer with the events that unfolded at the Swedish House Mafia Concert and Katie Taylor’s Olympic exploits. It won Best Actor and Best Sound at the NUIG Jerome Hynes One Act Play Series.
Tickets are €12/10 and are available from the www.galwayfringe.ie and the SocsBox, Áras na Mac Léinn, NUIG.