Sweet About Me

  • 14th Mar
  • 20:00
  • €16|€14
  • Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street
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Thursday 14th March

By Jacinta Sheerin

Bernie Fagan has anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. Sure, why have one when you can have them all?  Sweet About Me is a one woman show about addiction. Set in a treatment centre over the course of a month, we get to meet all the clients, hear their stories and witness their recovery, or relapse. It explores alcohol, heroin and cocaine addiction through the eyes of the central character, 18 year old Bernadette Fagan who has an eating disorder, a controlling mother and a body image to die for.  But food seems so trivial in comparison to the people with real problems like shooting heroin? Or does it?  

Sweet About Me looks at how society views and ranks addiction. It aims to dispel myths and open our hearts to the toughest characters that we might judge in an every-day encounter, proving that no matter what walk of life you come from, addiction never discriminates.

The script is sharp and laugh out loud funny” ITM on Sheerin’s play ‘Waiting for Ikea’

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DroicheadpresentsDramaTheatreClub returns for the new year with an exciting season of acclaimed plays that will engage and entertain. Theatre Club brings audiences together to see terrific plays, and then chat and discuss it afterwards. Like a book club, our audiences can share their views, thoughts and impressions in the relaxed, informal setting of our café /bar. But this season we're upping the ante with no less than 7 highly acclaimed plays in the programme, but you'll be glad to hear that membership is still terrific value with the chance to see all 7 plays for just €77.