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    Dancing at Lughnasa
    One of the most acclaimed plays by Ireland's greatest living playwright, Dancing at Lughnasa, arrives at the Lyric later this year.
  • 2
    Fly Me To The Moon
    After the sell-out success of Mistletoe and Crime at the Lyric, comes another hilarious Marie Jones comedy
  • 3
    Gulliver's Travels
    Danske Bank Stage
    Voyage through unknown lands with mythical creatures and witness Jonathan Swift's classic satirical tale magically brought to life on stage.
  • 4
    The Night Alive
    Danske Bank Stage
    Written and directed by the celebrated Conor McPherson, The Night Alive features an an all-star cast.



Winner of an Olivier Award and a Tony Award, Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel is one of the most acclaimed and loved Irish plays of recent times. This new production, which marks the 25th anniversary of the play’s premiere in Dublin, is directed by award-winning Annabelle Comyn, as part of the Lughnasa International Friel Festival.


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  • 21 July 2015
    The cast has been announced today for our new production of Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. This new production, which marks the 25th anniversary of the play's premiere in Dublin, is directed by award-winning Annabelle Comyn.

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