Dublin Theatre Festival

ANU Productions


Directed by Louise Lowe

Venue The Magdalene Laundry
Date 27 Sep - 1 Oct 11.00am-1.30pm, 3.00pm-5.30pm
3 Oct - 8 Oct 11.00am-1.30pm, 3.00pm-5.30pm
10 Oct - 15 Oct 11.00am-1.30pm, 3.00pm-5.30pm
Duration 1hr 30mins (approx.no interval)

Creative Producer Hannah Mullan

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“Inside there are two rooms. You are in one. Holding your dirty laundry. They are in the other. Waiting for you.”

Following the award-winning World’s End Lane, Laundry is the second instalment of a series of four site-specific works exploring the social history of a quarter mile area in Dublin’s North inner-city. In an Ireland whose collective consciousness is reeling from the exposition of institutions, the door to the Gloucester Street Magdalene Convent is opened and the audience is invited on a challenging, stimulating and thought-provoking journey.

Contains material that some may find disturbing. Contains nudity. This event is of a participatory nature and limited to 3 people per performance.

Laundry has been supported by Fishamble: The New Play Company’s New Play Clinic scheme, CREATE - Artists in the Community Scheme, and Rough Magic Hub. ANU Productions is in Six in the Attic – An Irish Theatre Institute resource sharing initiative.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS  Access all Areas: Oct 15, 12pm, Project Arts Centre. Behind Closed Doors: Oct 5, 1pm, Project Arts Centre. For more information see Special Events


"As a theatrical experience, Lowe's choreography of the various elements of the performance is incredibly impressive." Irish Theatre Magazine

"It is theatre that takes you by the hand, leads you to places never seen, refuses to let go." The Irish Times

"ANU Productions is doing something genuinely innovative with theatrical form" The Irish Times

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