Theatre is a live event. How do we preserve the live social experience under pandemic conditions & create in the same place at the same time?

 

Reboot Live presents 18 brand new Irish plays, presented as 6 Collections of triple bills especially written for the event, over three weeks, involving 50 writers, directors and actors from August 25th.

 

Each play features a cast of two socially distanced  performers telling a human story in front of an audience of 10 with each play streamed live

Explore the schedule and subscribe to keep up to date on the #rebootlive movement 

 

The Collections

 

Ticket Options

Reboot Live will witness the performance of 18 new Irish plays, across 6 triple bill collections, with over 50 writers, directors and actors involved.

With each play live streamed, you have the opportunity to experience a theatre festival like never before. 

To give as many opportunities as possible to join, you have the opportunity to purchase individual collection tickets , multi-packs  or a season ticket.  

Theatre is for everybody. Many of us are under huge financial strain at the moment. On that, if you would like to join a live stream of Reboot Live and are not in a position to purchase a ticket, please just email The Lock Inn and we will put you on the guestlist. No explanation necessary and no questions asked.‬ We’re all in this together.

 

Collection Ticket

You choose the Reboot Live triple bill collection of your choice.

 

With each collection live streamed and a live audience of 10 per performance, Reboot Live will lead your return to live theatre in whatever format you choose. 

Multi Collection Ticket

Can't choose? No problem.

 

The multi collection pass will give you a coupon code which will allow you purchase a  live stream for up to 3 collections  of your choice for  €35 saving €10.

Season Pass

Want it all? We got you.

 

The Reboot Live season ticket, gives you  access to a live stream of all 18 performances for  €70 (saving €20) and help ensure the Irish theatre community survives and thrives. 

 

Collection 1

Triple Bill

Juliet Loved Her Romeo

Written By: Peter Reid

Directed By:  Peter Reid

Starring: Paul Kealyn & Noni Stapleton

The poison didn't work and her stab wound turned out to be non fatal. We meet the famous star crossed lovers on their thirtieth wedding anniversary as they get to reflect on that wild weekend. Was it worth it?

The Greatest Story Ever Cast

Written By: Paul Elliot

Directed By: Paul Elliot

Starring: Jennifer Laverty & Edel Murphy

Mary is about to audition for the role of a lifetime, but she must first impress the formidable casting director,BB who knows what she wants and will not suffer fools. Mary must convince BB to see past her nervous exterior and recognise her talent and ability..

This Is How Term Ends

Written By: Gavin Kostick

 Directed by: Bryan Burroughs

Starring: Alison Oliver & Ben Waddell

One last encounter before real life takes over. One chance to change everything. On a beautiful Dublin Monday morning Martha and Donal struggle to decide if it all ends here: or if it is only the beginning.

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of Juliet Loved Her Romeo, The Greatest Story Ever Cast & This is How Term Ends from the comfort of your own home on Thursday, August 27th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Thursday, August 27th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1  

Cost: €15

Audience Tickets

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for one of 4 live performances.

Tuesday, August 25th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Saturday August 29th @ 2:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Thursday August 27th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Saturday August 29th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

 

Collection 2

Triple Bill

 

FM

Written By: Finbarr Doyle and Jeda De Bri

Directed By:  Jeda De Bri

Starring: Finbarr Doyle & Meg Healy

Supported by: Fishamble

Frank runs a late-night pirate radio station from his flat. Tonight his callers all have one thing in common.

Cynthia's Lamp

Written By: Ken Harmon

Directed By: Peter Reid

Starring: Colm O’Brien & Sorcha Furlong

A troubled woman, at a ‘positive living’ class, befriends a jaded snake oil salesman. Realising she possesses a power he's been searching for all his life, he helps her awaken something neither of them understand or can control.

Waiting for The Man

Written By: Pat Nolan

 Directed by: Sean Roper Nolan

Starring: Pat Nolan & Steve Gunn

Paddy and Gerry meet at their 'mens shed' to talk about life, the pandemic and everything. They're getting on in years and wondering if they have gotten anything right

 

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of FM, Cynthia's Lamp & Waiting for the Man from the comfort of your own home on Sunday, August 30th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Sunday, August 30th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €15

Live Audience Tickets

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for one of 4 live performances.

Wednesday, August 26th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Sunday August 30th @ 2:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Friday, August 28th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Sunday, August 30th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1 

Cost: €20

Collection 3

Triple Bill

 

But You Stopped Their Hearts

Written By: Amy Kidd

Directed By: Ronan Leahy

Starring: Amy Kidd & Liam Carney

Supported By: Fishamble

A young journalist returns to a place she once called Home to confront the unspeakable story of her past.

Tired and Emotional

Written By: David Butler

Directed By: David Butler

Starring: Byron Hayes, Monika Pacholec

When Ed walked out on his fiancee Katie six weeks before their wedding to hook up with Katie's friend Jana, life changed dramatically for all involved. Now, a year on, Jana is unemployed, friendless, and seven months pregnant.

The Representative

Written By: Sean Millar

 Directed by: Sean Millar

Starring: Neil Watkins, Sarah Kinlen

Two prisoners of theatre, Kneeler and Pedal, must perform. Telling stories is the only power they have, acting out the parts, in which they examine attitudes towards power, and asking their urgent question: what is the difference between acceptance and complicity?

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of But You Stopped Their Hearts, Tired and Emotional & The Representative  from the comfort of your own home on Thursday, 3rd September @ TBC pm GMT+1

Thursday, September 3rd @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €15

Live Audience Tickets

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for one of 4 live performances.

Tuesday, September 1st @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Saturday, September 5th @ 2:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Thursday, September 3rd  @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Saturday, September 5th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1 

Cost: €20

 

Collection 4

Triple Bill

 

Medusa Untold

Written By: Grace Kelley Fitzgerald

Directed By: Grace Kelley Fitzgerald

Starring: Michelle Costello & Paul Elliot

Medusa is dead, and she’s not happy about it. While Hermes, the messenger god, leads her to the afterlife, Medusa quickly realises that death is a tedious business.

Finding Love in an Abattoir

Written By: Melissa Nolan

Directed By: Matthew Ralli

Starring: Alexandra Conlon & Matthew O'Brien

Ivo is on a lone mission to expose corruption. Oona is hiding away from the world. The two meet in an abattoir. Together they find what they are missing.

The Lodge House

Written By: Katie McCann

 Directed by: Katie McCann

Starring: Ashleigh Dorrell & Ciaran McGlynn

Supported by: Fishamable

 

At the start of the 20th Century a young doctor accepts a position on an island off the West Coast of Ireland. Isolated and out of his depth, he is soon entangled in the island’s dark past and discovers a secret that will haunt him forever.

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of Medusa Untold, Finding Love in an Abattoir & The Lodge House from the comfort of your own home on Sunday, September 6th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Sunday, September 6th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €15

Live Audience Tickets

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for one of 4 live performances.

Wednesday, September 2nd @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Friday, September 4th  @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Sunday, September 6th @ 2:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €20

Sunday, September 6th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1 

Cost: €20

 

Collection 5

Triple Bill

 

Hump

Written By: Lisa Walsh

Directed By: Hilary Dziminski

Starring: Deborah Wiseman & Michael Bates

Humpless.. humpful.. humping.. humped.. It’s Tinder Time for Donal and Aine.

Saudade

Written By: André Silviera & Rodrigo Ternevoy

Directed By: Peter Reid

Starring: Rodrigo Ternevoy & Barry John Kinsella

Marcelo writes a letter home. But where is home now for him. Performed in Portuguese by Brazilian actor Rodrigo Ternevoy and English by Irish actor Barry John Kinsella , this bilingual play is all heart.

Melody

Written By: Deirdre Kinahan

 Directed by: Jed Murray

Starring: Deborah Wiseman & Neil Fleming

 

This delightful comedy depicts a hesitant yet burgeoning relationship between two lonely old souls, a bachelor and a widow who discover they have many common interests including classical music, ham and cheese sandwiches and massage parlours!

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of Hump, Saudade & Melody  from the comfort of your own home on Tuesday, September 8th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Tuesday, September 8th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €15

 

Collection 6

Triple Bill

 

Don't Kill Spiders

Written By: Witt Tarantino

Directed By: Eimear Keating

Starring: Emma Creaner & Witt Tarantino 

Don’t kill your local house spiders. Catch and release them, let them be, or even befriend one or two. You’d be amazed at what good listeners they can be.

A Time for Healing

Written By: Gary Duggan

Directed By: Gary Duggan

Starring: Aenne Barr & Steve Gunn

Welcome to the first in-person session of this support group for quite sometime. Counsellor, Jeff, is excited to be back. But Lara has issues to address. We’ve been through much, but with the right perspective we could see this as A Time For Healing.

Lie Low

Written By: Ciara Elizabeth Smyth

 Directed by: Oisin Kearney

Starring: Aoibheann McCann & Michael Patrick

After being publicly accused of sexual misconduct, an up-and-coming comedian is vilified on social media and abandoned by his family. Desperate to prove he’s not a monster, he attempts to retrace his steps.This new comedy offers a theatrical exploration into the human brain via the genitals.

Live Stream Ticket

Enjoy a live stream of Don't Kill Spiders, A Time for Healing & Lie Low  from the comfort of your own home on Sunday September 13th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Sunday, September 13th @ 7:30 pm GMT+1

Cost: €15

 

Collection 5 & 6

Audience Tickets

 

Tuesday, Sept. 8th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Hump, Saudade & Melody.

Tuesday, Sept. 8th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Wednesday, Sept. 9th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Don't Kill The Spiders, Saudade & A Time for Healing. 

Wednesday, Sept. 9th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Thursday, Sept. 10th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Hump, Saudade & Melody. 

Thursday, Sept. 10th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Friday, Sept. 11th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Don't Kill the Spiders, Lie Low & A Time for Healing

Friday, Sept. 11th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Saturday, Sept. 12th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live matinee performance of Lie Low, Hump & Melody. 

Saturday, Sept. 12th @ 2:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Saturday, Sept. 12th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Lie Low, Hump & Melody. 

Saturday, Sept. 12th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Sunday, Sept. 13th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live matinee performance of Don't Kill Spiders, Saudade, & A Time for Healing

Sunday, Sept. 13th @ 2:30 pm

Cost: €20 

Sunday, Sept. 13th

Join the live audience of 10 in The International Bar, Dublin for a live performance of Don't Kill Spiders , A Time for Healing & Lie Low.

Sunday, Sept. 13th @ 7:30 pm

Cost: €20 

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