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Elevator Repair Service, Gate Theatre, Wooster Group Set for Dublin Theatre Festival's 55th Anniversary logo
Dublin Theatre Festival has announced programming plans for its upcoming 55th anniversary festival, celebrating 'Your City, Your Stories', running September 27-October 14. Artistic direction is by Willie White.

Running at various venues around Dublin, the Festival will showcase the best of Irish theater, including companies and writers such as The Corn Exchange, Hatch Theatre Company and Landmark Productions, The Gate Theatre, the Abbey Theatre, Tall Tales Theatre Company and Solstice Arts Centre, Theatre Lovett, and Dylan Tighe. The program also includes the only Dublin dates for DruidMurphy.

Non-Irish programming will include the work of The Wooster Group, Elevator Repair Service, Forced Entertainment, and Winner of Scotsman Fringe First Award 2009, Inua Ellams.

The festival will also feature several curated programs such as ReViewed, a showcase of three successful productions from the last 12 months; Family Season at The Ark, the best of international productions for young and family audiences; and special events to encourage opinions, debate, and discussion.


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