Shows

25-Feb-2017 to 25-Feb-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

No dull history lesson, “The Big Fellow” is an imaginative and entertaining piece of non-stop, high-energy theatre, from the action-packed opening images to the gripping conclusion. It is driven by a powerful score composed by Colin Blakey (ex-Waterboys) and Cillian McNamara's evocative lighting. Gerard Adlum and Cillian O Gairbhi give outstanding performances, bringing to vivid life a nation embroiled in the excitement and turmoil of formation. But there is a twist. Frank O'Connor fought against Collins' side in the Civil War. So why did he divert from a glittering literary career just a few years later to write a book in praise of his dead enemy?

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27-Feb-2017 to 27-Feb-2017

Tickets: €2 for members/€4 for non-members (Membership: €3)

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month we screen 'A Matter of Life and Death'.

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02-Mar-2017 to 02-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

On the eve of the Irish Open championship, we meet Annie, a 16 year old Dubliner, as she
charts us through the various successes and disappointments of her Irish Dancing life. We
share her mind numbing commitment and burning desire to win the Irish Open title. Will
she win and, if so, in what way?

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03-Mar-2017 to 03-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Further Ted is a show that brings three of the most memorable characters from Father Ted together for a night of stand-up and musical comedy and a chance to compete in a "Lovely Girls" competition.

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08-Mar-2017 to 08-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Big Bobby. Little Bobby’ is a twisted tender comedy; a one woman tour-de-force about keeping your demons sweet. Bobby has shared a bed with Mammy who sleeps in her tights, plays games in the night and guzzles bottles under the stairs. It’s time for Bobby to get out. 

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10-Mar-2017 to 10-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15 

Best known for her songs Sophie, Harbour, The Secret of Living and of course Only A Woman’s Heart, Eleanor’s new album features exclusive artwork by the famed painter Chris Gollon.  Eleanor will be presenting her new show “Naked…Live”

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11-Mar-2017 to 11-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

The Glasnevin Musical Society proudly present "There's Something In The Air".  Sit back, relax and enjoy a night of some of Broadway's finest moments in the intimate surrounds of the axis theatre. Prepare for laughter, tears and excitement and experience something in the air.

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14-Mar-2017 to 14-Mar-2017

Time: 10.30am (13th March) & 12.30pm (14th March)

Tickets: €8

Ar dtús déanann muid seó grinn bunaithe ar na fiche sraith pictiúir sa scrúdú. Tá sé bríomhar, barúil agus spreagúil, lán le stíleanna eagsúila dramaíochta, ceol, puipéidí, idirghníomhíocht, dramaíocht fisiciúil etc. Maireann sé seo 50 nóiméad. Breathnaíonn na daltaí ar fad ar an Seó ag an am céanna agus clúdaíonn muid chuile sraith sa Seó. Tá an cur i láthair bríomhar lán le fuinneamh, agus cruthaithe sa chaoi go mbeidh sé oiriúnach do dhalta ar bith.

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15-Mar-2017 to 15-Mar-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10/5

In Between Silence, where we really exist is a series of sound pieces featuring storytelling from some of Ireland’s finest writers, including Anne Enright and Roddy Doyle, underscored by music specially commissioned from groundbreaking composer, producer and visual artist Stano. Suitable: 12+.

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21-Mar-2017 to 22-Mar-2017

Time: 7.30pm (20th & 21st March) & 10.30am (21st March)

Tickets: €12/10 (7.30pm) or €5 (Schools show: 10.30am)

Behind the music, the closed door, inside the mind of a young man, there is a darkness, a heaviness that wont go away. A story about Ryan. You may not know him but you may know someone like him.

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25-Mar-2017 to 25-Mar-2017

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: €15/10

Imíonn na blianta go tapaidh. Tá Aisteoirí Bulfin caoga blian ar an bhfód i mbliana agus beimid á céilliúradh le oiche drámaíochta is ceol lenar gcáirde go léir idir sean agus nua, a thug tacaíocht dúinn thar na blianta. Bígi linn ar Sathairn an 25ú Márta le haghaidh sár oíche siamsaíochta.

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28-Mar-2017 to 28-Mar-2017

Time: 11am & 7pm

Tickets: €7/5

Prokofiev’s PETER AND THE WOLF is one of the most famous pieces of music ever written. The award-winning CoisCéim Dance Theatre brings this timeless story of courage and imagination to the stage this autumn. And this time... the story is told through the eyes of the WOLF. Filled with dance, puppetry and live music.

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01-Apr-2017 to 02-Apr-2017

Time: 2pm & 6.30pm

Tickets: €12

The Showbiz Academy Stage School proudly presents their production of 'You Can't Stop the Beat'. A fun filled show set in the wonderful 1960's. Fantastic comedy with singing & dancing that will have you on your feet & dancing in the aisles An enjoyable show for all ages. 

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03-Apr-2017 to 03-Apr-2017

Tickets: €2 for members/€4 for non-members (Membership: €3)

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month it takes place a week later and we are screening 'We Are Moving: Memories of Miss Moriarty'.

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06-Apr-2017 to 06-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €12/10

Have you ever been in love? Have you ever had to fight for it? ‘Hang On’ brings the suited denizens of the business world into the sumo wrestler’s circle of combat. This is an aerial dance at its finest, mixing an aerial dance trapeze duet with a love musical performance in a thrilling struggle between the sexes.

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07-Apr-2017 to 07-Apr-2017

Time: 12pm & 4pm

Tickets: €7/5

'Strange Feathers’ is an aerial dance show aimed at the youngest audiences. Two little birds are learning to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature. Feathers drop from the sky to the beautiful sounds of soft music.

 

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21-Apr-2017 to 21-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10

Ballymun band QED will return again to axis for a very special concert. The show is dedicated to a greatly respected Ballymun resident Mrs Kathleen Behan.

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24-Apr-2017 to 24-Apr-2017

Tickets: €2 for members/€4 for non-members (Membership: €3)

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month we screen 'Calamity Jane'.

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27-Apr-2017 to 27-Apr-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Following the sell-out success of The Man In The Woman’s Shoes, Mikel Murfi returns with a new one man show. Late in his life, Pat Farnon, a cobbler and all-round contented man, marries the redoubtable Kitsy Rainey. It’s a match made in heaven, in more ways than one.

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05-May-2017 to 05-May-2017

Time: 5pm

Tickets: €5

A school girl gets text bullied. A porn star argues with her babysitter. A TV presenter gets replaced by a younger model. A scorned wife looks for retribution and a lonely lap dancer misses home. Find out how these modern fables of a sexualized world are connected in the 2015 Tiger Dublin Fringe sell out hit.

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10-May-2017 to 10-May-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Two elderly farmers, Eamon and Nashee, meet at a gate on a remote hillside. These men are old friends, old rivals, old neighbours. They are men of heart, of humour, of hardness. Their conversation is a throwback to a gentler time, when silence was as telling as declaration, and meaning was more often found between the lines than on them.

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11-May-2017 to 11-May-2017

Time: 10am & 12pm

Tickets: €7/5

Fíbín and Áras Inis Gluaire present ‘Clann Lir’ by Dara McGee and Brendan Murray. ‘Clann Lir’ is based on the mythological story of 4 children turned into white swans when Aoife, Lir’s wife, puts them under a magic spell. Live art, music, and storytelling are used to portray this vivid story. Suitable 4+.

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15-May-2017 to 16-May-2017

Time: 7pm (15th May) & 11am (16th May) 

Tickets: €7/5

The Far Field tells the story of Farmer Lonán, who, one summer’s day discovers a magical whistle hidden in a hare’s nest. Suspecting that it belongs to the fairy folk who live at the edge of his farm, Lonán decides that the whistle should be returned to its rightful owners.

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23-May-2017 to 27-May-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Charlie is a kleptomaniac - the doctor told her. Reckons it stems from childhood trauma. But she has the robbin’ completely under control these days. For real. She has a bit of a mouth on her, but she’s only trying to be funny, give everyone a laugh, not cause trouble, like. Not today, of all days. She loves that little boy more than she ever thought it was possible to love another human. There’s a lot riding on these 24 hours, and if she keeps her head down, she’ll get him back.

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29-May-2017 to 29-May-2017

Tickets: FREE

Time: 2.30pm

‘The Pictures’ is a monthly film club for over 55’s that screens in our 211 seater theatre on the last Monday of each month. This month we screen a surprised film as part of the Bealtaine Festival which will be announced in April along with the full festival programme. 

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02-Jun-2017 to 02-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Dirtbirds the internet sensation, are landing in Ballymun for one night only. Catch the Dublin Dirtbirds , Carmel and Debs as they chat about life, love and the ever changing size of Kim Kardashian's arse.

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03-Jun-2017 to 03-Jun-2017

Time: 1pm & 3pm

Tickets: €10 or €32 for a family of four

This much loved fairytale comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live production of song and laughter that children will love. Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform this exciting and fun filled musical production which takes a few twists and turns along the way with other new puppet characters and hopefully a happy ever after.

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09-Jun-2017 to 09-Jun-2017

Tickets: €18/€15 

Time: 8pm
 
We are delighted to announce this special event as part of Beo Ballymun 2017. Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs, and originals composed by Andy.

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15-Jun-2017 to 15-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

Strolling Through Ulysses! tells the fun-filled story of Bloomsday – June 16th 1904 – the iconic day around which James Joyce’s Ulysses is based, guiding you through the curious events and quirky characters of Ulysses, in a humorous, entertaining and informative manner, with extracts from the novel which best illustrate the various aspects of Joyce’s writing – the comical, the descriptive and the complex – without compromising the integrity of the great book. 

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23-Jun-2017 to 23-Jun-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15

For one night only the Queen of the scene, the diva with the fever, the Ballymun Bombsite herself returns for an evening of pure 110% unadulterated entertainment, join Stuffy as she goes solo for the first time this summer. Grab the girls and treat yourselves to an hilarious night out to start the summer!

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08-Sep-2017 to 08-Sep-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985, mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner, Joe Simpson, dangling on the rope 50 metres below.  His decision to cut the rope saved both their lives in the epic of survival that followed and with the publication of the book ‘Touching The Void’ and the later film, both climbers became household names.

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