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THE RESTORATION OF HOPE
The New Theatre - 20th Nov - 16th Dec
The New Theatre - 20th Nov - 16th Dec - Book Tickets
After the success of Temptress, Speckintime is continuing its collaboration with writer Philip St John (High Seas Productions) to produce The Restoration of Hope, the second play in St John's Eerie Trilogy. Supported by Wicklow County Arts Office, Dublin City Arts Office, Fishamble New Play Clinic, Mermaid Arts Centre and The New Theatre.
In a Dublin office a few days before Christmas, entrepreneur Hope Whyte is Restored to life. Will she honour the terms of a blood-chilling contract signed in the next world, or defy her mentor Larry McGrath and endure...a fate worse than death?
Philip St John's wickedly funny thriller, a successor to the acclaimed Temptress, takes us on an exhilarating trip into the dark heart of the ominous powers currently engulfing our globe. More information
Actors: Nick Devlin; Jody O'Neill; Shane O'Regan
Director: Matthew Ralli
Set Design: Lisa Krugel
Sound Design: Carl Kennedy
Lighting Design: Paul Doran
Costume Design: Rowena Cunningham
Producer: Melissa Nolan
Stage Manager: Shannon Cowan
THE CURSE OF THE BUTTON ACCORDION
2018 National Spring Tour including: The Dock, Leitrim; Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray; Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge; Wexford Arts Centre; The Mill, Dundrum; and The New Theatre, Dublin.
After a successful premier at Roscommon Arts centre in March 2017, Speckintime, in collaboration with acclaimed comedian Sharon Mannion (Bridget and Eamon - RTE), will tour her joyful show The Curse of the Button Accordion nationally in 2018, including a Dublin premiere in The New Theatre, Temple Bar. This joyful coming of age tale explores the hilarious consequences of forging deep, complex feelings for an inanimate object. More information.
I AM MRS DAISY BATES
Speckintime is collaborating with theatre maker Melissa Nolan, with support from The Arts Council of Ireland, Australian Council for the Arts, Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, Kildare County Council Arts Service, Project Arts Centre, Riverbank Arts Centre and ITI, to research and develop a new script based on the life of historic Irishwoman Daisy Bates. More information.