Check Out The 6 Highlights For This Week's Tiger Fringe Festival 2015

The festival will run until September 20


The Tiger Fringe Festival has just returned to Dublin for its 21st year.

There are tonnes of amazing acts to choose from for this year's festival, which runs until September 20th, and you can find the full line-up here. But if all that choice makes you dizzy, we've got you covered.

Here are the six highlights of the Tiger Fringe Festival 2015:


Presented by Siren Productions, GROUNDED follows a pregnant hot-rod F16 fighter pilot (Clare Dunne) who finds herself grounded. Her career in the sky is finished and now she must balance flying remote-controlled drones over the Middle East with a family life. As the pressure mounts, the boundaries begin to blur...

The show runs from September 7 until 12, tickets from €18 and you can get them here.


2. Jellyfish

This one-woman show is a rollercoaster through ten years of Alice's life, set between Belfast and London. The show centres around mind-numbing minimum wage jobs, late nights, early mornings and having a really great time.

Jellyfish offers an intimate confessional about what it means to be from Generation Y. With music, movement and a contemporary performance style, Alice guides the audience on a journey through chaos.

Runs from September 5 until 11, tickets from €10 and you can get them here.


3. It Folds

This shows fuses the distinctive choreography of junk ensemble with the theatricality of Brokentalkers, It Folds is a humorous portrait of life in a modern city and the events that shape our everyday lives.

Featuring a cast of strangers brought together to perform a series of physical tasks, texts and songs, It Folds takes a surreal look at a ragtag assortment of characters who attempt to find a connection.

It runs from September 5 until 12, tickets from €14 and you can get them here.


4. Feathers

Feathers is a mad and uplifting dance from an international cast of four brave and brilliant dancers including Bessie Award winning Omagbitse Omagbemi.

The show uses techniques and styles from Trash and Kabuki, alongside elements of Emily Dickinson’s poem 'Hope is the thing with feathers' and Homer’s 'Odyssey', Feathers is on a quest for home and hope. Music is provided by Mel Mercier, design by Eric Würtz and choreography by John Scott.

It runs from September 6 until 12, tickets from €13 and they're here.


5. Our Island

This play follows Jack, who's under a bit of stress at the moment. It's Christmas in his new London home and an old pal is bringing her overbearing boyfriend to visit. To make matters worse, his Irish Catholic parents are about to meet his own boyfriend for the first time. Memories and tensions are bubbling to the surface, but Jack has an escape plan...

This new show examines what three couples risk when striving for happiness as they clash over pasts, presents and futures.

The show runs from September 6 until 13, tickets from €11 and you can book them here.


6. Scotch & Soda

Following hugely successful runs in Edinburgh, London and Australiam Scotch & Soda brings their unique show to our festival, as astounding physical feats and jazz beats are performed by acrobats and musicians. The players in the show are comprised of some of the finest circus artists and music makers in the world, and they bring together risk-taking circus skill and rip-roaring humour.

The Crusty Suitcase Band provide the music, a troupe comprised of horn blowers, drum strikers and saxophone pipers who offer a unique fusion of jazz and music hall.

The show runs from September 8 until 13, and from Sep 15 until 20, tickets are from €28 and you can find them here.

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