News Archives: Productions

Ignition returns to the MAC

Posted on 10 May 2017 in Productions

Photo Carrie Davenport


Spark the Imagination

6 days – 1 choreographer – 2 dancers – 1 idea

After the roaring success of last years IGNITION in which Patrick J O’Reilly devised a show in a week, We have ...

Take Away Theatre double bill in Cathedral Quarters Arts Festival

Posted on 8 March 2017 in Productions

Tinderbox is delighted to introduce our first TAKE AWAY THEATRE artists Abby Oliveira and Sarah Lyle.

We are very excited to present a Take Away Theatre Double bill in the Cathedral Quarters Festival 2017.

For the last few months Abby ...

Tinderbox chair David Gould wins Arts Board Member of the Year

Posted on 20 January 2017 in Productions A well deserved Arts and Business Award.

Huge congratulations to our Chairman David Gould on winning the Arts Board Member of the Year award at this years Arts & Business NI Awards

We are grateful for the stability and guidance ...

Tinderbox presents FAMLA by John McCann

Posted on 20 January 2017 in Productions Tinderbox is excited to present this haunting, hilarious and heartbreaking new play by John McCann. Famla challenges the stories we tell ourselves to hide the truth of who we really are. Catch it at the MAC Date: 21st – 25th March or on tour. For more details click on this post.

What We’re Made Of – Three new pieces of theatre by Tinderbox

Posted on 27 July 2016 in Productions Tinderbox Theatre Company are hugely excited to present WHAT WE'RE MADE OF; three new one act plays that question who we think we are, challenge what we think we know and celebrate what it means to be alive. Three performances in one evening featuring an incredible ensemble of players; What We’re Made Of promises to be visceral, powerful and unforgettable theatre. Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. 15th to 23rd September 2016. Click on the post for full details

Tinderbox Announce Patrick O’Reilly as AD and Jen Shepherd as Producer

Posted on 20 May 2016 in Productions Uncategorized

Tinderbox Theatre Company is delighted to announce two new team members: Patrick J O’Reilly as Artistic Director and Jen Shepherd as Producer.

Patrick J O’Reilly has a proven and impressive track record as a director, writer and performer both internationally ...


Posted on 19 May 2016 in Productions Tinderbox Theatre Company is delighted to announce Patrick J O’Reilly's first innovative production as Artistic Director of Northern Ireland’s premier company for new work. IGNITION is a fast paced ambitious theatre making project, not for the faint hearted. Tinderbox has invited 4 performers to collaborate, innovate and create a new ground breaking piece of work in five days. IGNITION celebrates the passion, the agility and the professionalism in Northern Irish theatre. Performances: 17th and 18th June 2016 at 8 pm

Tinderbox is recruiting!

Posted on 15 April 2016 in Productions Tinderbox Theatre Company is looking for an Artistic Director and a Producer to work with the existing team and take the company into a new era. Both posts will be offered on a 0.6 contract (three-day week) that we will seek to augment with successful project funding. For more details and how to get an application pack, please click on this post. Closing date for completed applications: Friday 29th April

All Through The House – Director’s Blog

Posted on 18 November 2015 in Productions

“And finally the festive season is upon us…

Reindeer hats and festive crackers, secrets and explosive revelations, burnt Christmas dinners and illicit relationships, family feuds fuelled by alcohol and SingStar is just a little taste of what Tinderbox Theatre Company ...

All Through The House – an Alternative Christmas show from Tinderbox

Posted on 23 October 2015 in Productions On the back of its roaring success at the 2014 Pick n Mix festival, Tinderbox is delighted to present ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE by Judith King. This riotously funny comedy about a ‘normal’ Belfast family doing Christmas - but not as we know it – has a stellar cast: Mary Jordan, Stephen Beggs, Victoria Armstrong, Maria Connolly, Bernadette Brown and Shaun Blaney. The show is directed by Patrick J O’Reilly and runs at the Crescent Arts Centre from December the 4th.