The programme for the 2019 Dublin Fringe Festival has been announced. The event, which turns 25 this year, will run for 16 days from September 7th-22nd showcasing the brightest and boldest talent the country has to offer.
The multidisciplinary art festival will focus is on power and pleasure and will feature an impressive 36 venues, 77 productions, 545 performances and 54 world premieres.
There will be shows in theatres and art spaces all across town. This year attendees are asked to look out for the shows where the setting tells part of the story, like in a restaurant, a gothic chapel, on the DART, in a dressing room in Croke Park, in a hairdressers, the National Stadium, on an ice rink, in The Four Courts and in a former VIP nightclub.
Ruth McGowan, Festival Director, says: “Our 2019 festival focus is on power and pleasure, with an electric programme full of new ideas and adventurous spirit. I can’t wait for this bold assembly of artists to light up the city this September, delivering impactful and urgent performances on powerful stages, from the Four Courts to Dublin Castle and offering joyful escapism with big nights out and one-of-a-kind experiences that will send you home starry-eyed.
The festival programme has been broken down into nine defined chapters to help audiences find their ideal Fringe experience.
You can find out more information at www.fringefest.com. Tickets for all events are on sale now.