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The Collaborations Agency presents

AFTERS, BY SIMON HENNESSY

Wed 21st Sept 2022

Whelan’s Upstairs


AFTERS is the one-man concept comedy show of a mad and manic after-session, a series of increasingly depraved and farcical sketches and songs channeling the weird and wonderful scenarios that can only occur at 5am in a randomer’s kitchen.

Written by and starring TikTok star Simon Hennessy, it is a show that straddles the line between sketch comedy, stand-up, musical theatre, and absurdist parody. A sequence of vignettes and musical numbers detail the kind of events that may occur – a game of “Never Have I Ever”, the horror of realising you know no-one at the party, trying to look hot when you comprehensively do not – and the many ways these events can quickly go off the rails.

Think a Bo Burnham special but pissed and out in Dublin, or the twentysomething sensibilities of “Fleabag” minus any self-reflection and with an emphasis on the degenerate. In AFTERS, a whole lot of very odd and quite funny but definitely disturbing things happen in rapid succession while making very little sense but always providing entertainment – just like what happens at, well, an afters.


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TICKETS

€16.50 available online from Whelan’s.

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on all bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.


AFTER THE GIG

Whelan’s Silent Disco from 10:30pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best (€5 cover charge), plus Late Bar.

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