The international
smash-hit sensation

RIOT, the jaw-dropping, international smash-hit sensation is back!

Thrilling, exhilarating, uplifting and utterly unique – RIOT set hearts soaring and pulses racing once more during it’s run in Vicar St. 

A disorderly cocktail of wild theatre, gut-punching spoken word, banging jigs, slapstick comedy and eye-popping circus, RIOT has left audiences around the globe dazzled, dizzy and ready to change the world. Infusing the magic of theatre with the excitement of variety and the energy of the dance floor, it’s your big night out, with a delicious twist.

So meet the RIOT family at the barricades once more for a night of wild theatre, thumping tunes, slapstick comedy and jaw-droppingly sexy circus. Featuring Panti, Lords of Strut, Kate Stanley Brennan, Up & Over It, Ronan Brady, Alma Kelliher, Adam Matthews, Nicky Kavanagh, Megan Riordan and a surprise special guest each night.

Created & Directed by Jennifer Jennings & Phillip McMahon

With text from Emmet Kirwan & Panti
Composed by Alma Kelliher
Choreographed by Suzanne Cleary & Peter Harding
Set & Graphic Design by Niall Sweeney
Lighting design by Mark Galione
Additional text from Michael Harding
Original costume design by James David Seaver


Presented by THISISPOPBABY & Dublin Dance Festival
Originally co-produced with Dublin Fringe Festival with the support of The Arts Council of Ireland.
Dublin Dance Festival is funded by The Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council

The Sunday World

“Thrilling, exhilarating, uplifting, unique”

The Daily Mail

“Gorgeous, with glitter on top”


“Surpassed all expectations, truly remarkable”

Irish Independent

“One of the most colourful nights out Dublin has ever seen”

The Irish Times


“Beg, borrow or steal a ticket”

Presented by THISISPOPBABY and Dublin Dance Festival

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