Spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor. Consumed by grief, he undertakes work on his biggest creation yet, his lost wife… but at what cost? Award winning theatre company Certain Dark Things use an imaginative combination of puppetry, physical theatre and animation to tell the story of one man as he treads the fine line between genius and insanity. Recommended for ages 11+ due to themes of death and grief.

????? ‘An absolute joy to watch…Certain Dark Things Theatre have triumphed with this performance.’ – BROADWAY BABY
???? ‘Enchanting and imaginative exploration of loss using puppetry, performance and filmed animations’ – THE STAGE
???? ‘Beautiful, expressive and meaningful.’ – THE REVIEWS HUB
???? ‘Melancholy has come together as a delightful and complete show.’ – ARTS AWARD VOICE

Presented by Certain Dark Things
Created by Stephen McCabe and Sarah Morgan
Starring Stephen McCabe, Sarah Morgan, Laura Romer-Ormiston


  • €12.00 | €15.00 Book Early. 1 adult + 1 child. €15 book by Fri 14th April


  • Thu, May 04 | 19:00
    Fri, May 05 | 19:00
    Sat, May 06 | 19:00
    Sat, May 06 | 15:00

Civic Theatre
Dublin 24
Co. Dublin
T + 353 (0)1 462 7460
Box Office + 353 (0)1 462 7477

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