Press Release

Una McKevitt Productions and Bright Light Productions in association with Aiken Promotions present SINGLEHOOD with stand up comedian Maeve Higgins at VICAR STREET 


After a sell out run at the Dublin Fringe Festival, the show that had people queuing down the streets of Temple Bar for return tickets is coming to Vicar Street for two nights! Singlehood is a funny and uplifting theatre documentary exploring the art of being single. Renowned for her documentary theatre practice, Una McKevitt in collaboration with writer David Coffey (Dan & Becs, Fade St) interviewed over 50 Singletons to bring their raw and revealing stories to the stage to hilarious and devastating effect.
With a fantastic ensemble of 8 performers including comedian Eric Lalor, Singlehood is an exclusive look at the personal triumphs and losses we all experience but seldom articulate, framed by a stomping single’s soundtrack by musical comedy duo The Guilty Folk.
We are delighted to announce that comedian Maeve Higgins will be supporting Singlehood for the two performances in Vicar Street. Singlehood plays Vicar Street on March 1st and 2nd 2013.
Singlehood’s review highlights include:
The Irish Times - **** "Singlehood really shines in its sheer honesty...ridiculous, heartbreaking, hilarious..."
Irish Theatre Magazine - **** "..funny, warm and thoroughly engaging.." - ***** "Singlehood is a seriously funny, incredibly
engaging and a delightfully entertaining must see..." - "..thoughtfully presented in a frank, truthful and engaging manner..entertaining and thought-provoking.."
MetroHerald - **** "Honest, funny and at times a little sad, Singlehood will be enjoyed by singletons and smug marrieds alike."“I am thrilled Singlehood will run in Vicar Street. It is the perfect venue for the show. In conceiving Singlehood I considered what it means to be single in a society where romantic relationships have such high status and defined rituals. Are single people just waiting for love to find them or does being single offer it’s own, possibly richer, rewards?” – Una McKevitt
For more information, interviews or images, please contact Rachel Murray, Producer, Mob +353 87 9880974

About Una McKevitt

Human relationships are always at the heart of Una McKevitt’s work as
she draws material from real life experiences in collaboration with the participants
who share their stories with her. Her previous shows Victor & Gord, 565+ and The Big
Deal have been described as “stunning, important, moving, life-affirming, uplifting,
charming, compelling.” Singlehood provides Una the opportunity to collaborate with
other artists who use mediums other than theatre and bring new skills and approaches
to her documentary theatre. Una is part of Project Catalyst an initiative of Project Arts
Una’s work has show at Dublin Theatre Festival, Solas Nua Washington, Kilkenny Arts
Festival, Le Centre Culturel Irlandais amongst others.

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