Shows

20-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017

Time: 7pm

Tickets: €14/12

Two couples. Two stories. One ending. A journey through the savagery and beauty of modern relationships from one of Dublin’s most exciting new writing companies. Putting the audience in the driver’s seat, playwright Lee Coffey investigates the influence that gender can have on our perception and judgement. You’ll meet two pairings dealing with abuse, adultery and love in equal measure.

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23-Sep-2017 to 23-Sep-2017

Acclaimed Irish duo singer/actress Honor Heffernan and composer/keyboard player Trevor Knight present their new Cabaret/Speakeasy-style show, “The Whistling Girl”.

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25-Sep-2017 to 25-Sep-2017

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

La La Land’ tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.

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28-Sep-2017 to 29-Sep-2017

In Galway City in the very near future Valve Hegarty sings audio jingles to pay the rent; a drudgery that weighs heavy on him. He has a hankering for something of substance and is drawn to the beauty of twentieth century valve radios. A chance meeting in Clifden leads him to the site of The Marconi Station where a soundscape of ghostly broadcasts begin. Meanwhile Rosario is… well Rosario is Rosario.

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05-Oct-2017 to 07-Oct-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €18/16

Step onto the basketball court with this one-man show praised by the New York Times as “high-impact ... a sharp reminder of the persuasive powers of live theater.” A performance charged with pain, poetry, and laughter, The Bitter Game blends verse, prose and "shit-talkin’" into a stirring commentary that begs the question: what does it mean to survive while Black in America?

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09-Oct-2017 to 09-Oct-2017

Time:10am 12pm

Tickets: €5 Teachers are free

A new STEAM  ( Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths ) workshop exploring the astonishing images of the planet Saturn and its moons through the cameras on the Cassini spacecraft.  

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11-Oct-2017 to 13-Oct-2017

Twenty- five years after it was first presented as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 1992, Frank Pig Says Hello, the stage version of Pat McCabe's novel The Butcher Boy, returns alongside McCabe's follow up show, The Leaves of Heaven, in a unique double-bill.

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16-Oct-2017 to 20-Oct-2017

Ticket Price €12.50Teachers go free!

Times: 10:30am & 12:30pm


Fíbín presents its highly acclaimed version of the modern Irish classic, 'An Triail' by Máiréad Ní Ghráda as you have never seen it before! Fíbín addresses issues highlighted by both teachers and students alike, by bringing a seeming outdated plot into the context of modern society using, puppets, masks, engaging visuals and physical performances to appeal particularly to a younger audience, making it current and more accessible. This production goes beyond the black and white nature of the dialogue and helps to overcome these obstacles to learning in a snappy, engaging and humorous show.
 

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24-Oct-2017 to 24-Oct-2017

Time: 8pm

It is 21 years since recorder classes began in St Josephs Junior School in Poppintree, Ballymun as part of a “Breaking the Cycle“ initiative that was to become the DIT Ballymun Music Programme.

To mark this occasion, Ireland’s foremost conductor and long time Ballymun music supporter, David Brophy, will host an evening of music featuring special guests and contributions from members of the music programme.

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25-Oct-2017 to 25-Oct-2017

Time: 10:30am & 12pm

Seo scéal Cubert an Chiúib agus Triantán an Triantáin agus na heachtraí go léir a tharlaíonn dóibh nuair a mheasctar na cruthanna ar fad.

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26-Oct-2017 to 27-Oct-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €10/5

Join Claire for This Looks Bad, a dark stumble through Dublin’s night life.

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01-Nov-2017 to 01-Nov-2017

Time:12pm

Tickets: €7

Jackula

Being a vampire sucks, but being Dracula's younger brother is driving Jackula batty.

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03-Nov-2017 to 03-Nov-2017

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

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07-Nov-2017 to 07-Nov-2017

Time: 2 & 8pm

Tickets: €15/10/€5 for groups of 10+

Teenager Izzy is spending the weekend with her grandparents Mary and Ken. Her parents have gone on a last minute credit-card holiday to Paris and her other grandparents who normally mind her are on a golden oldies cruise. 

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08-Nov-2017 to 09-Nov-2017

Time: 10am (9th) & 7pm (8th)

Tickets: €7/5

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09-Nov-2017 to 09-Nov-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/12

This is the story of Joanne’s amaaaaaaazing diet. She didn’t just lose weight though; she lost jobs, friends and fellas, but she didn’t care because she could wear bangles as belts and that’s all that mattered. Then one day, over her morning carrot, Joanne realized she’d lost her mind. Trying to entice it back became the hardest, funniest, greatest and weirdest time of her life.

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10-Nov-2017 to 10-Nov-2017

Time : 8 pm

Tickets : € 18/16

Comedians Karl Spain and Bernard O’Shea have decided to drop a few pounds together and go on tour. 

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14-Nov-2017 to 16-Nov-2017

Time: 1pm

Tickets: €10 (incl. soup and sandwiches) or €6 (ticket only)

Les loves Dublin, his wife and cowboy songs... but his real loves are diminished by pain. You see he is on the waiting list for hip replacement, both of them. All of this on top of the stents placed in his weakened arteries. If life was not cruel enough his doctor told him he has acne. It’s no wonder he has ended up talking to himself.

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21-Nov-2017 to 21-Nov-2017

Time: 10am & 12pm

Tickets: €7/5

A gardener is trying to plant some seeds but they just keep disappearing. It must be those pesky birds. She needs your help....

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23-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Time: 8:00pm

Tickets: €12/10

A dark, tense and thrilling new play by Aisling O’Mara.

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27-Nov-2017 to 27-Nov-2017

Jackie’ places us in the world of First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary
dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as
she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy.

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01-Dec-2017 to 01-Dec-2017

Tickets: €22.50/€20

Time: 8pm

AONGHUS MCANALLY - CELEBRATING CHRISTIE HENNESSY

The Platinum Collection

Renowned entertainer recreates the iconic sound of his close friend in a touching tribute to one of Ireland’s greatest singer-songwriters

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06-Dec-2017 to 06-Dec-2017

Tickets: Free

Time: 8pm

It’s the 10th anniversary of SING. A huge part of the success of this project has been the opportunity for people who don’t know one another to come together and sing not just for themselves but in the Sing Gala Concert. We’re taking this idea and going further this year by adding more voices to the stage then ever with local choirs and groups getting a chance to SING shine on the axis stage.

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08-Dec-2017 to 08-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €20

Santa may only visit once a year… but ‘Giz A Laugh’ creator Enya Martin doesn’t need a sleigh to land in Ballymun so she’s popping back to axis with her hilarious show ‘Giz A Laugh: Live comedy show’.

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09-Dec-2017 to 09-Dec-2017

Time: 12pm & 2pm

Tickets: €11

Back by popular demand! You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous reindeer of all?

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14-Dec-2017 to 14-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €22.50 Early Bird, €20 (First 30 Tickets)

Start spreading the news and tell everyone that you are going to celebrate Christmas at the axis
Theatre with The Rat Pack Live....

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16-Dec-2017 to 16-Dec-2017

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €27.50/25

Pure Gold will feature Phil’s personal favourites as he trawls through his 50 years of creativity.   A he says himself, “It will be a different and interesting collection – some of the big hits alongside some that I thought should have been hits!   Some songs that meant a lot to my bank manager as well as some that simply meant a lot to me”

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17-Dec-2017 to 17-Dec-2017

Time: 1pm

Tickets: €10 (Family of 4: €32)

Join us for a beautifully produced Christmas treat with puppets, stories, colourful sets and exquisite lighting.

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18-Dec-2017 to 18-Dec-2017

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

The Jungle Book’ is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a
man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is
no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan promises
to eliminate what he sees as a threat.

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04-Jan-2018 to 28-Jan-2018

Time: 2.30pm (Sunday) & 7.30pm (Thursday to Saturday)

Tickets: €10 (Thursday performances all tickets €7)

A girl in Kansas dreams of a magical land over the rainbow...

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29-Jan-2018 to 29-Jan-2018

Time: 2:30pm

Tickets: €2 members/€4 non-members/€3 membership

Comedy feature inspired by Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure of €440
million off the coast of Cork in 2007, ‘The Young Offenders’ follows two
Cork inner-city teenagers, Conor and Jock, as they embark on a 160km road
trip on stolen bikes in the hopes of finding an unrecovered bale of cocaine.

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