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|The Gate Theatre Presents|
The New Electric Ballroom
Written by Enda Walsh
|Dark comedy||Family drama||Irish||Suitable for 14+|
– 1st April 2023
|Gate Theatre, Dublin 1||Mon-Fri | 7:30pm
Sat | 2:30pm & 7:30pm
|Approx. 90 min
|More info on our Post Show Q & A on 6th March|
About the play
Trapped in the memories of their youthful nights at The New Electric Ballroom, sisters Breda and Clara reflect on lost love and what might have been.
As they reminisce, their younger sister Ada looks to re-ignite Breda and Clara’s spirits, and resurrect the smallest glimmer of love and hope in their remote fishing village home.
A virtuoso, absurdist fable of the debilitating effects of small-town life, Enda Walsh’s stunning play won an Edinburgh Fringe First Award in 2008 and confirmed him as one of Ireland’s most distinctive and dynamic writers of the modern era.
Marking the debuts of both Emma Jordan and Enda Walsh on the Gate Theatre stage, the production will also tour to The Everyman, Cork from Tuesday, April 4th to Friday, April 7th.
Age recommendation: 14+
Please be advised that this production contains strong language, themes of an adult nature and the use of strobe lighting. The production also contains sudden loud noises.
Winner Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2009 Best New Play and Best Supporting Actor (Mikel Murfi)
Winner Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008
|Written by Enda Walsh
Directed by Emma Jordan
Set and Costume Designer: Kat Heath
Lighting Designer: Ciarán Bagnall
Sound Designer: Katie Richardson
Movement/Choreographer: Liz Roche
|Production Manager: Mikee Lonergan
Stage Manager: Sophie Flynn
Assistant Stage Manager: Mark Jackson
Costume Assistant: Aoife Eustace Doyle
Hair & Makeup Artist: Sarah McCann
Saxophonist: Ben Castle
|In advance of booking, we kindly ask that patrons with accessibility requirements to contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Previews||Thursday, 23rd – Monday 27th February|
|Opening Night||Tuesday, 28th February|
|Closing Night||Saturday, 1st April|
|ISL-interpreted performance||Saturday 18th March | 2:30pm|
|Post Show Q&A with the cast of The New Electric Ballroom
Audience members who have purchased tickets for the 6th of March are also invited to attend the Q&A which will be held in the auditorium after the show and will last approx. 30 minutes.
|Mon-Fri | 7:30pm
||Sat | 2:30pm & 7:30pm|
|No show St Patrick’s Day
No matinee Saturday, 25th February
|Tickets from €15|
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