Tinderbox present the Incubate Festival; a celebration of theatre-making in Belfast across three days.
Experience nine new pieces of theatre (three 30min shows per night), created and produced by Tinderbox Incubate Artists.
These artists are the cutting edge of new theatre-making in Belfast and are presenting ideas that respond to our modern world; exploring contemporary and unique social issues with curiosity, comedy and creativity.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
SCIM by Louise Parker
A woman swims through time and space to repair the River Bann.
COPPER TONGUE by Mary O'Loan
An experiential piece unpacking contraceptive enculturation and the reclamation of roots.
I’VE ALWAYS LIKED THE NAME MARCUS by Matthew Sharpe
When Marcus goes for his first audition, his identity is put on a spotlight.
SHOWCASE Two Thursday
21 March 2024
A WOMAN’S TIME by Aoibh Johnson
Prison. Femininity. Motherhood. Expectation. It’s time to ask, should prisons exist?
SHAME SHOW By Colm McCready & Fergus Wachala-Kelly
Have YOU experienced big gay shame? Then YOU could be owed compen-shame-tion!
ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND YEARS by Ashton
A vertical dance and multi-sensory installation exploring land and time.
SHOWCASE Three Friday
22 March 2024
SOFT by Richard McFerran
A dynamic, theatrical exploration of the world of fatherhood.
GROWING PAINS by Carley Magee
An ode to the struggle between childhood and adulthood in digital times.
JANEY MAC IS HOT (BLAME THE HORMONES) by Jane McKeever
An improvised comedy show exploring the chaotic joys of ageing.