Wednesday 12th October

"Every Brilliant Thing" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

comedian Jonny Donahoe explains why Ice-cream, water fights and laughing so hard that you blow milk out your nose are just some of the things worth living for, which inspired his play ...

Tuesday 11th October

Valda Setterfield, star of "King Lear" by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Acclaimed post-modern dancer and actress Valda Setterfield, who is in Ireland to reprise her role of King Lear in Irish Modern Dance Theatre’s production "Lear" Further details:  

Friday 7th October

Review: "The Seagull" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews Anton Chekhov’s "The Seagull", adapted by Michael West and directed by Annie Ryan of Corn Exchange; it is showing as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival  Full details: ...

Friday 30th September

Review - "ZVIZDAL (Chernobyl - so far, so close)" at Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews "ZVIZDAL (Chernobyl - so far, so close)" at the Dublin Theatre Festival, about the real-life elderly couple Pétro and Nadia who refused to leave their village during the evacuation ...

Thursday 29th September

"Ireland Shed A Tear?" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Playwright/actor Michael Collins (with his son Johnny) talk about his play "Ireland Shed A Tear?" at the Dublin Theatre Festival, written in response to the tragic death last year of 10 travelling people ...

Tuesday 27th September

"Dusk" by Eamon Carr

"Dusk" is a new play from the musician, journalist and poet Eamon Carr and directed by Denis Conway. Here the modern world collides with ancient Irish mythology as our heroine ...

Monday 26th September

"Alien Documentary" at the Dublin Theatre Festival

Alien Documentary, a new play from director Una McKevitt, seeks to explore and capture the essence of male conversation. It opens at the Project Arts Centre next week as part ...

Thursday 22nd September

Celebrating the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Live from the Civic Theatre Tallaght in a special programme to celebrate the Dublin Theatre Festival, with Roddy Doyle and Fergus Sheil, playwright Carmel Winters, choreographer Michael Keegan Dolan and music ...

Wednesday 21st September

Review: Druid's production of "The Beauty Queen of Leenane"

Sophie Gorman reviews Druid’s production of “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”, currently at the Town Hall Theatre Galway before touring nationwide Full details: 

"Bleed" by Bottlenote Music at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Lorcan Clancy talks to Shane Latimer and Justin Carroll of Bottlenote Music about their production “Bleed”, where a group of musicians stationed in different rooms in an abandoned Georgian house in ...



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