A series of performances and discussions exploring what it means to be a woman today.


sweet about me

by Jacinta Sheerin

15 & 16 November 2019, The Civic 

18 year old Bernadette struggles with an eating disorder, a controlling mother and a body image to die for. Spiralling through an addiction treatment centre, she encounters characters with demons of their own. It will take a lot of shouting for her to realise that she has a voice of her own.

Writer and Performer - Jacinta Sheerin

Director and Dramaturg- Veronica Coburn

Lighting Designer- Mark Galione

Sound Designer- Carl Kennedy

Stage Managers - Jemma McLoughlin and Marella Boschi

Friday 15 November performance will be followed by a panel discussion.


About Jacinta:

In 2007, Jacinta co- founded the company Wicked Angels and went on to co-write, co-produce and act in the box office hit Waiting for IKEA for the Dublin Fringe Festival. Waiting for IKEA was the first play in the history of the Fringe to sell out in advance of opening.  In 2014, Waiting for IKEA premiered in the First Irish Theatre Festival in New York where it was very well received.

I’m not A.D.H.D, I’m B.O.L.D!,  co- written with Georgina McKevitt and performed by Jacinta Sheerin and Clare Barratt opened in the Absolut Fringe Festival 2012 where it won the Bewleys Little Gem Award. Last year, Jacinta toured across Ireland with actress Mary Murray in Eoin Colfers play, Holy Mary which will come to the Gaietty Theatre in May 2020. 

Jacinta’s TV works includes, Tupperware (Paul Mercier,) Frazier Fraze (Emmet Kirwan), Love is the Drug (Darren Thornton) Fair City (RTE) Red Rock (TV3)

She is delighted to bring her one woman show to  The Civic.


Audience Reactions to Sweet About Me

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