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Close to the Sun


  • 14 - 18 November 2017 // 8.15pm
  • Loose End Studio
  • €16 & €14 concession

Perth, Australia – Irishman Colin prepares for his wedding to Australian sweetheart, Sophie. But everything changes when his estranged brother arrives unannounced, bringing the demons of their shared past.

This exciting new collaboration with award-winning writer Philip Doherty fuses music and movement, tragedy and drama to tell the stories of a lost generation.

This work premiered at Dublin Fringe Festival and was developed with support from Fringe Lab, Dublin Fringe Festival and is produced in association with the Civic Theatre.

“A young, energetic and fearless company.” -The Examiner
“Wildly, outrageously and sickeningly funny.” -Emer O’Kelly on Made in China
“Electrifying, mesmerizing and unforgettable.” -Writing.ie on Bug

Developed with support from FRINGE LAB and Dublin Fringe Festival and in association with Civic Theatre.

This work premiered at Dublin Fringe Festival.
Presented by The Corps Ensemble.
Written by Philip Doherty

Age suitability: 14+
Contains occasional language, mild violence.
Duration: 90 minutes. No interval.

POST SHOW TALK on Wednesday 15th November 2017.

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