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    UCD Dramsoc Presents: “Addikt” by Ryan O’Donnell

    • 18 Feb 2019
    • UCD Student Centre, Dramsoc Theatre
    • Seán Butler

    Event Description

    UCD Dramsoc are proud to present 'Addikt' written by Ryan O'Donnell, directed by Ryan O'Donnell and Graham Butler Breen. Running from 18th - 22nd February at 7pm each night, this show will be €3 for members and €5 for non-members. Reservations: https://docs.google.com/…/1UhSDd_8KnT660zz8DGuPCg…/viewform…

    Darren is addicted to heroin, has been for years. Nobody wants to be an addict, but almost nobody can break free from it either; Darren is no exception, he's one of the nobodies. But right now, he’s serious about getting clean. 67 days off the stuff so far and only eternity to go, Darren is determined to turn his life around and once and for all 'get free' from the grip of addiction. The only question is: is it actually possible? Methadone clinics, being homeless, and childhood memories that haunt him: there's more than one factor involved when one resorts to drugs. Using intense physical theatre, narration and dialogue, this is a new piece of theatre which hopes to express the complexity of drug addiction for the person affected and for Irish society. Warnings: Scenes of a distressing nature, drug use and strong language. Use of Strobe lighting Cast: Darren - Ryan O'Donnell Sophie - Rachel O'Sullivan Mother - Alexandra Smith Fitzpatrick Dean/Jimmy Gallagher/Dealer/ - Graham Butler Breen Crew: Directors - Ryan O'Donnell and Graham Butler Breen Producer - Laura Fleming Lighting Designer/Tech Manager - Amy Dunne Sound Designer - Conall Gunnigan Set Designer - Moira Anne Bender Prostups Manager - Fiona Larmon Associate Lighting Designer - Sean Meates Associate Sound Designer - Sonya Borkhovik Associate Set Designer - Ryan Haran VDA - Gemma Bovenizer Stage Manager - Neele Heite-Meißner