Sat 18 Feb - Sun 19 Feb

DREAM FACTORY

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Lords of Strut presents
Dream Factory

SAT 18–SUN 19 FEB
Live at The Everyman

Come and experience a sneak peek preview of a brand-new family show from Cork favourites Lords of Strut (Body Brothers, RTÉ) at The Everyman.

Explosive circus, dizzying dance and acrobatic mayhem all combine to bring us this exhilarating, heart-warming and comically cautionary fable.

The sleazy CEO of a greedy corporation and his mysteriously fluffy but deranged boss have brainwashed the consumers of Ballyplastic. One girl sets out on an accidental adventure that will bring her head-to-head with a despicable corporation whose greed and mania could destroy their town, the country, and possibly the world.

Lords of Strut lead an extraordinary ensemble (including Múinteoir Ray with music by GMCBeats) through this epic fantasy quest whilst shining a spotlight on the climate crisis. Dream Factory sounds a warning bell about destroying nature’s precious resources, gives us hope that we can find a better way and inspires us to look differently at the earth and all it has to offer if we just cop on and take better care of it.

Please note that this is a sneak preview taster of the full production which will tour in 2024.

Quotes for previous Lords of Strut shows

★★★★ “Inspirational” – The Irish Times

★★★★ “Fantastic, and absurdly brilliant” – Broadway Baby

“Truly subversive” – New York Times

“Funny Bones” – David Walliams

★★★★ “Utterly magical” – The Sunday Times

★★★★ “Belly laughs all round” – The Irish Times

★★★★ “Comedic gold” – Meg.ie

★★★★ “Completely jaw dropping…these guys are unbelievably talented” – Broadway Baby

“Laughs kept coming” – The Reviews Hub

“Gloriously grotesque” – Chortle

★★★★ “Floods of laughter” – VoiceMag.uk

★★★★ “Charm, sharp wit and good humour” – West Australian

★★★★ “An hour of belly laughs” – The Irish Times

★★★★ “Laughs come thick and fast” – Adelaide Advertiser

PERFORMERS

Cian Kinsella (Lords of Strut), Cormac Mohally (Lords of Strut), Deirdre Griffin, Kate Finegan, Nat Whittingham, Ray Cuddihy, Ruth Berkely, Aoife O’Sullivan and Jaimie Carswell

CREATIVE TEAM

Written by Cian Kinsella (Lords of Strut)
Directed by Jenny Jennings
Movement Director Deirdre Griffin
Composer & Musical Director Garry McCarthy (GMC Beats)
Set & Costume Designer Ellen Kirk
Lighting Designer Mark Galione
Producer Deirdre Molloy
Production Manager Aidan Wallace
Stage Manager Sinéad Cormack
Dramaturg Tom Swift

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Ticket from €11 Running time 90 MIN | NO INTERVAL

Age recommendation: 8+

Trigger Warnings: None

Cast

Cian Kinsella
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Cormac Mohally
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Deirdre Griffin
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Kate Finegan
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Nat Whittingham
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Ray Cuddihy
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Ruth Berkeley
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Aoife O’Sullivan
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Jaimie Carswell
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Date Time Prices
2023-02-18 4:00 pm €11 | €36 family of four Buy Tickets
2023-02-19 4:00 pm €11 | €36 family of four Buy Tickets

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