Theatre

Wednesday 17th January

Allegations of misconduct in Irish theatre

Andrea Irvine, one of the 72 signatories to an open letter in today's Irish Times expressing support for the women who spoke publicly about their experiences of abuse of power ...

"Class", a play by Iseult Golden and David Horan

Theatre writers/directors Iseult Golden and David Horan talk about their latest collaboration, the play "Class" about the parents of a child with learning difficulties; it is on the Peacock stage ...

Tuesday 16th January

"If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You", a play by John O'Donovan

John O'Donovan talks about his first full-length play "If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You", the story of two working class loveable tearaways; ...

Thursday 11th January

Review: "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Brian Merriman reviews "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Monday 8th January

First Fortnight Festival - "Sally Denver Matthews" by Gilly O'Shea

Gilly O'Shea, writer/performer of "Sally Denver Matthews", her one-woman comic play examining the plight of the new mother; it is part of the First Fortnight mental health arts festival Further ...

Thursday 4th January

First Fortnight Festival - art and poetry with OutStraight

Lewis Kenny and Shane Ha of OutStraight, an artistic collective which uses theatre/graffiti to highlight issues of social concern; they are part of the First Fortnight mental health arts festival ...

Wednesday 3rd January

First Fortnight Festival - "In Two Minds" by Joanne Ryan

Actor/playwright Joanne Ryan talks about how the experience of her mother's bipolar disorder informed her one-woman play "In Two Minds", running as part of the First Fortnight mental health arts festival Further ...

Tuesday 19th December

"Lunatic, There I Go", a play by Gill McCaw and Andrea Scott

Gill McCaw and Andrea Scott explain the background to their play "Lunatic, There I Go" - Hanna Greally's memoir of being institutionalised in St Loman's psychiatric hospital in the 1940's ...

Wednesday 13th December

"Project Pop Up", curated by Shaun Dunne and Nyree Yergainharsian

Shaun Dunne and Nyree Yergainharsian explain the concept of Project Pop Up, a night of bite-sized performances from a range of artistic disciplines Full details:   https://projectartscentre.ie

Tuesday 12th December

"Haughey/Gregory", a new play by Colin Murphy and Fishamble Theatre

Colin Murphy talks abut his new play "Haughey/Gregory", which looks at how Independent TD Tony Gregory brokered a deal in 1982 with Charles J Haughey; it is being produced by ...

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