Fishamble’s Y2K Festival
Directed by Jim Culleton
Fishamble celebrates its commitment to exciting new work by presenting a season of new plays for the new millennium. Six playwrights been specially commissioned to respond to the time in which we live and the resulting in a varied, provocative and entertaining theatrical experience! The event took place in Dublin at the beginning of 2000 and included the following plays…
Play 1: Consenting Adults by Dermot Bolger
Following a contact ad in a magazine, a man and woman enter into a sexual adventure of role-playing and risk-taking in a hotel bedroom where the lines between fantasy, memory, reality and guilt become dangerously intertwined.
Play 2: Dreamframe by Deirdre Hines
Under an orangemarchmoon, two women face the future by exploring apocalyptic moments from the past.
Play 3: Moonlight and Music by Jennifer Johnston
A series of memories and realisations are sparked off when Rosie loses her job as a teacher but she pours herself a drink and decides to ‘face the music and dance…’
Play 4: The Great Jubilee by Nicholas Kelly
As the New Year approaches, Malachy reveals some disturbing secrets about the Pope, the Virgin Mary and the new millennium.
Play 5: Doom Raider by Gavin Kostick
A computer-generated heroine embarks on a new adventure as she comes to terms with the precarious nature of her existence.
Play 6: Tea Set by Gina Moxley
A young woman accepts a lucrative job minding an old lady for the millennium but ends up getting more than she bargained for!
Press Quotes :
‘Riveting…not to be missed’ Irish Times
‘Exquisite…fine performances’ Sunday Independent