Short Forms

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Updated: January 1st, 2018

Theatre de la Pire Espèce presents

Short Forms


Belltable | Thurs, Feb 1st | Belltable | €10 | 12+ | Limited Capacity


Following on from their hugely successful show UBU on the Table, Belltable are delighted to announce Theatre De La Pire Espèce return this Spring. Quebec’s foremost object theater company present Short Forms this February, a minimalist staging revealing three great journeys in 30 minutes; Dolls, Size and Hierarchy, The Continuing Story of Jimmy Jones and his Heavenly Truck and Anathema. 

The Company also return to Limerick to work with participants in the Belltable:Connect Masterclass Series. Over the week in question the participants involved in the masterclass will prepare short pieces to be presented before Short Forms on the evening of February 1st.

More about Short Forms:

  • Dolls, Size and Hierarchy

A child questions the hierarchical order of its large family and its own rank in it. How does size influence each role?

  • The Continuing Story of Jimmy Jones and his Heavenly Truck

In a mythical America, Jimmy Jones reveals the stories and disappointments of his father in the middle of cornfields and legends.

  • Anathema

Based on Raymond Carver’s poem, this short form proposes a metaphor about the ravages of alcohol and the illusion of the American dream.

  • Please note all ticket prices include a €1 per ticket booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call our box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • On street parking.


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