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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 22 September, 2019

4 events... to catch at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival

Buy your tickets now before the best stuff sells out.

EACH SEPTEMBER, THE Dublin Fringe Festival  brings a fortnight of fantastic theatric events primed for culture vultures.

As always, Fringe supports both emerging talent as well as shows by established names and theatre companies.

The festival kicks off on September 8th, but you can expect many of the more buzz-worthy shows to sell out early on, so here’s what to pick up tickets for ahead of time…

1. Trial of the Centurys: a musical about popstar twin brothers

Trial of The CenturysSource: Trial of the Centurys FacebookSource: Trial of the Centurys Facebook

When: September 18 until 22, 9pm

Where: Project Arts Centre, 39 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Twin brothers Trevor and Elliot, affectionately known as 'Trelliot', are pop stars that find themselves in a spot of legal bother when issues arise with their band merch, resulting in a trip to court.

Written by Giles Brody of RTÉ's Irish Pictorial Weekly and musician Bobby Aherne, the show stars Tony Cantwell and Kevin McGahern.

Tickets for Trial of the Centurys can be purchased here.

2. A DJ set for kids: Tiny Dancer

Donal DineenSource: Tiny Dancer FacebookSource: Tiny Dancer Facebook

When: Sunday September 23, 11am

Where: The Complex, 15 Little Green Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7

Donal Dineen - a DJ, broadcaster and journalist - leads Tiny Dancer, a special event aimed at children under the age of eight. Dance with abandon to a wide variety of genres from all eras. The hour long dance session is the perfect way to boost energy levels for the rest of the day.

Tickets for Tiny Dancer are available here.

3. Everything Can Be Dismantled: a comment about the housing crisis

Everything Can Be DismantledSource: Everything Can Be Dismantled FacebookSource: Everything Can Be Dismantled Facebook

When: September 12 until 16, show starts at 6:15pm

Where: The Lir Academy, 2 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Everything Can Be Dismantled by Joan Somers Donnelly and Donncha MacCóil explores the recent takeover of cranes and scaffolding scattered throughout Dublin City Centre.

Tickets for Everything Can Be Dismantled are available to purchase here.

4. Running + Walking In The Phoenix Park: a show about, well, running and walking

Martin SharrySource: Martin Sharry FacebookSource: Martin Sharry Facebook

When: Performances on September 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, show begins at 1pm

Where: Project Arts Centre, 39 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Taking a different approach to theatre, writer Martin Sharry explores the calming effects of exercise. The piece will be accompanied by music from Rachel Ní Chuin and a video projection by Francis Matthews.

Tickets for Running + Walking in the Phoenix Park can be purchased here.

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