Shows

22-Feb-2019 to 22-Feb-2019

Friday 22nd February

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €12 / €10 

Colm Dawson is regarded as Ireland’s funniest magicians. After the success of his previous performances, Colm returns to Axis with a new comedy magic show, Hustle. This event is geared towards a grown up audience where interaction is encouraged. After a successful 2018 working the corporate circuit, Colm brings Hustle, his hilarious magic & mind blowing mentalism show to Axis.

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23-Feb-2019 to 23-Feb-2019

Tickets: €15/12   Time:7:30

 Welcome to TWA's 2019 dance review GLORY. Showcasing our fabulous team of dancers through technique, skill and performance. Allow yourself escape into our rabbit hole of wonder!

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25-Feb-2019 to 25-Feb-2019

Monday 25th February 

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 (Members) / €4 (Non-members)

In 1973, tennis ace Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) cemented her place in history when she beat former men’s champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carrell) in an exhibition dubbed ‘the battle of the sexes’, responding to a challenge from the self-styled chauvinist Riggs, who had claimed that he could beat any of the current crop of female players, but also suggested that the women’s game was inferior. This thoroughly enjoyable film is directed by Jonathon Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine).

Certification: 12 | 121 mins

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01-Mar-2019 to 02-Mar-2019

Friday 1st March, 2019. 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €15 / €12 

Special Early / LATE LATE rate €10

Exploring instances of disclosure and the presence of stigma in the lives of men and women who are HIV+ in Ireland today, Talking Shop Ensemble and Shaun Dunne present Rapids; their smash hit show that looks to playfully and respectfully make the private public.

In making this piece, the company have collaborated with several groups from the HIV+ community. From young men in rural Ireland to migrant women seeking asylum, this form-flipping piece of documentary theatre will take you through the myriad of perspectives and experiences that compound what it means to live positive in this country.

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06-Mar-2019 to 07-Mar-2019

Wednesday 6th March 

Time : 10am / 12pm 

Tickets: €7/5 (Teachers go free) 

Branar, in association with Riverbank Arts Centre, present Woolly’s Quest

This is the epic story of Woolly, the bravest of all sheep. Woolly was the first sheep who dared to be different, she dared to be adventurous, she dared to discover what happens to her wool.
Join Woolly on her audacious quest to reclaim her shorn fleece, marvel at her sheer bravery on a  journey fraught with peril to learn what life looms beyond the gate.

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08-Mar-2019 to 09-Mar-2019

Friday 8th March 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €15 / €12

Recommended for ages 14+

‘I’d like the people to know I’m not an animal. Did I cause harm? Yes. Should I be punished? Of course. But do I deserve my human rights? Absolutely I do.’

The Examination is a new theatre performance by Brokentalkers exploring the theme of healthcare in the Irish prison system.

Featuring Brokentalkers’ distinctive blend of biography, socio-political discourse and breathtaking theatricality, The Examination draws on historical research and testimony from current and former prisoners. With powerful imagery and a visceral soundscape, The Examination is an uncompromising and revelatory interrogation of an aspect of society too often ignored.

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09-Mar-2019 to 10-Mar-2019

Saturday 9th March  

Time: 8pm   

Tickets: €15

Presented by Ceoltoirí Chluain Tarbh 

A spring concert showcasing Ceoltoirí Chluain Tarbh’s plethora of talented group members ably assisted by some special guests.

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12-Mar-2019 to 12-Mar-2019

Tuesday 12th March

Tickets: €10 (Teachers are free)   

Time: 10:30 / 12:30 

High Rock Productions presents  Caith Amach É, A smash hit comedy based on the Leaving Cert Irish Oral picture sequences. 

It’s a fast-paced, physical, comic sketch show covering each of the 20 sraith pictiúir for the 2017 Leaving Cert Irish Oral Examination. The show uses a unique mix of theatrical devices such as clown, puppetry, music and audience interaction to bring the sraithpictiúir to life. It’s accessible to students of all levels.
 

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15-Mar-2019 to 15-Mar-2019

Friday 15th March

Tickets:€15   

Time: 8pm

Coolmine Drama Circle are back with Dermot Bolger’s "From These Green Heights",  a journey through the lives of two Dublin families. Spanning four decades, the action moves from the 1960s when Dessie first glimpses the landmark Ballymun Towers, to the night in 2004 when his young daughter packs up to leave the flat that has been their home. From These Green Heights is a hidden history of modern Dublin, exploring the relationship between a stigmatized suburb and the inhabitants who fought to reshape it and call it home.

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16-Mar-2019 to 17-Mar-2019

The Words That Bind Us 

Saturday 16th March 

Time: 3pm 

An international artistic collaboration of St. Patrick’s Festival with the Scottish Government, the British Council and Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, in association with axis Ballymun, Neu! Reekie! and the Scottish Poetry Library.

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21-Mar-2019 to 22-Mar-2019

Thursday 21st March 

Time: 11:30am & 8pm

AGE: 15+

Tickets: €15/ €12/ €10 

Follow the lives and family histories of three young men as they grow up in Coolock on Dublin’s northside. What shapes them and entices them to a life of crime? Examining issues of class, religion and identity, this new play is an unflinching exploration of the Irish psyche, bringing our collective guilts, secrets and flaws to the surface.

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22-Mar-2019 to 22-Mar-2019

Friday 22nd March 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €12 / €10 

Steo Wall is an emerging talent on the Irish music scene, a striking wordsmith with a unique musical style. His live sets have been described as pure alchemy. Steo has an eclectic taste to his music which shines through the multi-genre array of songs at his disposal. With a mix of spoken word and folk inspired melodies all woven to an acoustic groove, Steo is bringing something new, fresh and exciting. 

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30-Mar-2019 to 30-Mar-2019

Saturday 30th March 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €18

Stand up comedian Enya Martin, writer and creator of the famous Facebook page, Giz A Laugh, has successfully made the transition from creating comedy videos online to performing on the live stage. Enya has performed in the Laughter Lounge, Vodafone Comedy Carnival, Vodafone Comedy Festival, she also sold out at this year’s Jest Fest in Wexford, as well as 3 different nights at Dublin’s Vicar Street. 

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01-Apr-2019 to 01-Apr-2019

Monday 1st April

Time: 2:30pm 

Tickets: €2 (Members) / €4 (Non-members)

Robert Downey Jr takes on the titular role in this biopic of the legendary performer Charlie Chaplin, which traces his career from poverty stricken childhood through to final Swiss exile and a lifetime achievement award at the Oscars. Along the way there were troubles with the US Government and four marriages. Geraldine Chaplin plays the role of her Grandmother in this fascinating depiction of one of the greatest funny men of our time. 

Certification: 15 | 143 mins

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03-Apr-2019 to 04-Apr-2019

Wednesday 3rd April 

Time: 10:00am & 12pm 

Tickets: €7 / €5 

Every year in Whistleberry Forest, the creatures of the forest look forward to the end of the frosty Winter and to the beginning of Spring. This year was a little different however, as Springtime had arrived much earlier than usual. All the hibernating animals, except for Huggy the hedgehog, were still curled up fast asleep. Huggy must go on an adventurous musical quest in search of evidence of Spring if he is to convince his friends that it is time to wake up.

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04-Apr-2019 to 04-Apr-2019

Thursday 4th April 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets : €22 

Christy Dignam and Joe Jewell’s intimate acoustic show “Some Songs and Stories” features some well known Aslan songs plus many songs by other artists that influenced Christy and Joe throughout their career. The lads tell some great stories about their lives in Irelands famous rock band Aslan. The show is a must for any fan of Christy Dignam, and it is really a very special treat to experience this great show in such an intimate theatre environment.

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06-Apr-2019 to 07-Apr-2019

Saturday 6th April 

Time: 12pm & 2pm 

Tickets: €7 / €5

This production, for children 4+ and families, is a highly energetic, fun and enjoyable dance performance that seeks to playfully question and explore what is considered “typical” or “normal” behaviour for girls and boys.

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11-Apr-2019 to 12-Apr-2019

Thursday 11th April 

Time: 11:30am & 8pm 

Tickets: €15 / 12 (Matinee: €10)

‘Sweet About Me’ follows 18-year-old Bernadette as she struggles with a spectrum of eating disorders, a volatile relationship with a controlling mother and a body image to die for. As she spirals through an addiction treatment centre, Bernadette encounters all manner of characters, battling with their own demons who will test, enrage and push her to her limits. It will take a lot of shouting for her to realise that she has a voice of her own.  

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12-Apr-2019 to 13-Apr-2019

Dates: Friday 12th & Saturday 13th April 

Tickets: €17

Time: 8pm

Join Dame Stuffy and a host of very special guests in April 2019 as she celebrates 10 years of laughs at Axis Ballymun. See all your favourite sketches, hear all your favourite songs and prepare to have your sides split once more as Stuffy recants some of the funniest stories from the 10 years. This is one event you do not want to miss!

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14-Apr-2019 to 15-Apr-2019

Sunday 14th April 

Time: 2pm 

Tickets: Free

Why do opera singers make such an unusual sound? What exactly is an aria? Can I clap at an opera? Why does everyone sing in Italian? What’s Pavarotti’s deal? Does the seminal 1975 album ‘A Night at the Opera’ by Queen have anything to do with actual opera?

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17-Apr-2019 to 18-Apr-2019

Wednesday 17th April

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €12 / €10

Baby wipes, glitter and cans at the ready, Joni and Scarlett head off on their respective weekends. From two walks of life and residing on two sides of the festival, the pair unexpectedly meet in the neon fields of Electric Picnic. Hysterically riotous and soul-stirring, ‘Electric’ probes our innate prejudices and preconceived notions of who we are while taking you on the session of a lifetime.
 

Festival season is too far away, let’s get this party started. ILA Productions presents ‘Electric’, a new play written by Ali Hardiman, starring Ericka Roe and Ali Hardiman and directed by Clare Maguire with original beats by Sam Hardiman. 

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27-Apr-2019 to 28-Apr-2019

Saturday 27th April 

Time: 2pm & 7:30pm 

Tickets: €5

Special screening of ‘The Greatest Showman’ with guest performances from local dance troupe, ‘Threads’. Step  right  up  and  into  the  spellbinding  imagination of  a  man  who  set  out  to  reveal  that  life  itself  can  be  the  most  thrilling  show  of  all. Inspired  by  the  legend  and  ambitions of  America’s  original  pop-culture  impresario,  P.T.

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02-May-2019 to 03-May-2019

Thurs 2nd & Fri 3rd May

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €18 / €15

From the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent, Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good. Pontius is inside, trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father’s journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O’Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for… 

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03-May-2019 to 04-May-2019

Saturday 4th May 

Time: 11am 5-7yrs / 12:30pm 8+ yrs 

Tickets: €5 (Parents go free) 

Running time: 45 minutes 

DabbledooMusic provides an accessible, engaging and fun way for all the family to enjoy playing music together, regardless of previous experience or ability. Their resources have been developed to encourage creativity and collaboration through the power of music. They use a system of animated, colour-coded notation that anyone can understand to get everybody making music in no time. 

BOOKING AVAILABLE BY PHONE ON 018832100 OR EMAIL US FOR A CALL BACK ON INFO@AXISBALLYMUN.IE

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10-May-2019 to 10-May-2019

Tickets:€14/€12    Time:8pm

Gearóid Farrelly brings his brand of chatty stand up comedy on tour this Spring, addressing everything from Trump to decluttering and explaining why you shouldn’t toilet train a cat!

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11-May-2019 to 12-May-2019

Saturday 11th May

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €22 / €20

A Celebration of Neil Diamond’ promises to be an unforgettable night out for everyone. The legacy of hits such as ‘Sweet Caroline’, ‘Love on the Rocks’ and ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ evokes memories in all of us, bringing us back to a time when the singer ruled the UK and US charts. Faithfully recreating the songs and atmosphere, this feel good show is packed with hits by the fantastic Wayne Denton who charms the crowd with his signature inimitable style.

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16-May-2019 to 18-May-2019

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th May 

Time: 7:30pm 

Tickets: €8 (€5 concession for Colaiste Dhulaigh students) 

Declan is young, free and having a ball. Sort of. He’s successfully ignored his lump for two years but it’s started to get in his way – cramping his style and, worse, affecting his sex life. So now there are pants to be dropped, and decisions to be made… It’s a real ball ache. ‘That? That’s. I mean. That’s a lump in a bag of lumps.’

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21-May-2019 to 26-May-2019

Tuesday 21st - Saturday 25th May 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €15 / €12 

Presented by Wildcard By James Meteyard with Music & Lyrics by Maimuna Memon Directed by Donnacadh O’Briain 

axis is delighted to be bringing the sell-out, smash hit of the Edinburgh Fringe to Ballymun. Electrolyte is a multi-award winning piece of gig theatre that powerfully explores mental health for a contemporary audience. Written in spoken word poetry and underscored by original music ranging from ‘blasts of sound to lyrical sweetness’, this ‘unstoppable’ production is performed by six multi-instrumentalists who seamlessly integrate live music with expert storytelling. 

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27-May-2019 to 28-May-2019

Monday 27th May

Time: 2:30pm 

Tickets: €2 (Members) / €4 (Non-members)

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen unite on screen to represent four friends whose lives are turned upside down, to hilarious ends, when their book club tackles the infamous ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. From new romances to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other, make their next steps in life to be the best chapters yet.

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31-May-2019 to 01-Jun-2019

Friday 31st May 

Time: 8pm 

Tickets: €23

‘Amazing’ is a superb live tribute to the unique and legendary pop star, George Michael. Throughout his glossy ‘80s journey to superstardom, George Michael stood firm as perhaps the era’s purest pop singer-songwriter. His obsession with glamorous melodic content fueled the music of Wham, the duo he founded with childhood pal Andrew Ridgeley, and also drove his massive success as a solo artist. 

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07-Jun-2019 to 08-Jun-2019

Friday 7th June 

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

Phelim Drew, son of Ronnie Drew renowned member of iconic Irish band The Dubliners, brings his fabulous music show to axis. Phelim and his band will bring you on an intimate musical journey through songs, music and great stories. Songs of The Dubliners and songs that were very close to Ronnie’s heart will make up part of the performance. 

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15-Jun-2019 to 23-Jun-2019

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June (Lusk) 

Saturday  22nd & Sunday 23rd June (Artane) 

Time: 2pm & 6.30pm  

Tickets: €15 (On sale from February 1st) 

Lusk shows: Sold Out

Set in modern day New York, we meet talent agent and producer, Mr Carlton Jones alongside his loyal secretary Miss Bridget Spinner. With a penchant for fast cars and a luxurious lifestyle, Carlton is on the brink of financial disaster and is going to have to come up with a plan, fast.

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24-Jun-2019 to 25-Jun-2019

Monday 24th June

Time: 2:30pm 

Tickets: €2 (Members) / €4 (Non-members)

Christine (Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated, strong willed mother. Set in Sacramento in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, ‘Lady Bird’ is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us and the humour and pathos in the turbulent bond between mother and daughter. 

Certification: 15a | 94 mins 

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08-Nov-2019 to 10-Nov-2019

Dates: 8th & 9th November 2019

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €25

Following a sold-out run at the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin, this fast-paced, energetic production paying tribute to the legendary music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons returns for a nationwide tour. Putting their charismatic stamp on timeless classics such as ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, ‘Walk Like A Man’, ‘Sherry’, and ‘Oh What A Night’ the boys take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane and remind you exactly why The Four Seasons sold over 100 million records and earned themselves a place in the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

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