Looking at the Sun

AboutFACE in association with the Civic present the World Premiere of

Looking at the Sun by Emily Bohannon

A hilarious and moving new comedy about sad people on vacation.

at Smock Alley Main Space in Temple Bar, Dublin’s city centre – August 24th to September 3rd
Book Tickets for Smock Alley

at the Civic Main Space, in Tallaght, South Dublin – September 6th to 10th
Book Tickets for The Civic

Ron wants his family and friends to experience the summer vacation of his childhood. But his friends are too busy seeking a threesome, his kids don’t give a s**t, the Australians next door want to see the “real” America, and his wife won’t stop falling asleep.

Will he have a Summer of His Life? Will he connect with his family? Will he ever get cotton candy?


Vaughn Alan Buckley
Gram Ryan Kelly
Straight Michael Kevin McMahon
Gay Michael Seán Mc Manus
Inga Niamh McPhillips
Tabitha Caroline Morahan
Ronalda Anna Nugent
Ronald Paul Nugent
Bernie Mark Schrier


Directed by Kathleen Warner Yeates
Lighting Design by Cathy O’Carroll
Costume Design by Tara McKeever
Production Team Jessie Doyle, Ashley Steed, Yvonne Ussher
Publicity photography by Martin Dunne
Set Design by Kathyann Murphy
PR by Olivia Morahan