Hecuba – Event Cinema

Irish Premiere.

A dynamic filmed version of Rough Magic’s critically acclaimed theatre production of Hecuba by Marina Carr.

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The Tempest

A new take on Shakespeare’s classic; a dark comedy filled with magic, mischief, music and romance.

Co-production with Kilkenny Arts Festival

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Rough Weekend

A showcase of new writing and big ideas. Featuring stagings, readings and discussions, offering glimpses and impressions of 14 new never-before-seen works, commissioned by Rough Magic as part of the COMPASS Programme.

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All the Angels

Irish Premiere.

All the Angels by Nick Drake tells the story of the world’s most popular choral work, Handel’s Messiah, from its fraught birth to its glorious outcome; a tale about the complicated, comedic business of putting on a show and the transformative power of music. Co-produced with Smock Alley Theatre.

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Glue

World Premiere.

Co-production with Axis, Ballymun of Glue by Robbie O’Connor; a tense psychological thriller. Presented as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2021.

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Tonic

World Premiere.

Tonic by Fionn Foley. A spectacular new medicine show infused with a wild, genre-spanning live score and staged with dystopian panache.

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Solar Bones

World Premiere.

Solar Bones is Mike McCormack’s multi-award-winning elegy to the merits of an ordinary life, spoken from an intermediate state between memory and nothingness. Kilkenny Arts Festival in partnership with Rough Magic, in association with Watergate Theatre.

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Venus in Fur

Rough Magic SEEDS Showcase: Venus In Fur by David Ives, a dive into the darkly comedic world of sadomasochism by one of America’s sharpest and funniest writers.

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Hecuba

Irish Premiere.

Marina Carr’s passionate reimagining of the aftermath of the Trojan War and the events surrounding its iconic characters; a series of intense, dangerous personal encounters and impossible choices, described by those who witnessed and experienced them.

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Much Ado About Nothing

On the deck of a deluxe mobile home a group of friends gather for a week long party full of cocktail-infused debauchery, bad dancing and questionable gender politics.

A co-production with Kilkenny Arts Festival

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