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.View Production
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.View Production
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.View Production
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.View Production
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 FestivalView Production