Theatre

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 ...

Tuesday 13th September

Review: “Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt” dance double-bill at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews a dance show double-bill at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival – “Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt” by the Liz Roche Company and Oona Doherty (Wrongheaded is a response to the 8th ...

Friday 9th September

Penny Arcade, performance artist at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

New York playwright, actress and performance artist Penny Arcade talks about how her passion for living an ‘authentic’ life informs her one-woman show “Longing Lasts Longer” comes to the Peacock ...

Wednesday 7th September

"Breaking Rainbows" by Orla Barry at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Orla Barry explains her show “Breaking Rainbows”, a live performance/video installation inspired by sheep farming, singing competitions in ancient Greece and our relationship with the natural world; it is part ...

“The Woman Is Present: Women’s Stories of World War II” by Smashing Times Theatre

Deirdre Kinahan and Mary Moynihan of Smashing Times Theatre chat about their play “The Woman Is Present: Women’s Stories of World War II”, a re-imagining of moments from the lives ...

Tuesday 6th September

"Breaks" by Bez Kinte Theatre Group at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Louisa Sanfey of the international Bez Kinte Theatre Group chats about their play “Breaks”, about a woman on a killing spree in the city of Bremen 200 years ago, which ...

Monday 5th September

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman with suggestions for what to see at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival Full details:   www.fringefest.com 

“Rehearsal For Murder” at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Abie Philbin Bowman chatted to director Roy Marsden during preparations for the murder mystery “Rehearsal For Murder” at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; he played Inspector Dalgliesh for many years on ...

Friday 2nd September

"Age of Transition" by Aoife McAtamney at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Choreographer/songwriter Aoife McAtamney explains her dance concert “Age of Transition”, which explores love in all its forms and celebrates human connection and community through dance and song; is it part ...

Tuesday 30th August

“Reassembled, Slightly Askew” by Shannon Yee at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Shannon Yee explains the background to her art piece “Reassembled, Slightly Askew” – how she coped with and recovered from a serious brain injury; it is showing in this year’s ...

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