Theatre

Tuesday 21st February

Bray Comedy Festival 2017

Adam Burke, founder of the Bray Comedy Festival, explains who'll be on the bill for this year's festival Full details:   www.braycomedyfest.ie 

Friday 17th February

Dublin's Culture Connects brings stories of Cabra and Finglas to the stage

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on a new work by Dermot Bolger, in collaboration with the Abbey Theatre, Dublin's Culture Connects and the communities of Cabra and Finglas to bring local ...

Tuesday 7th February

Review: "The Successful TD" by John B Keane, starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy

David Keane reviews the stage production of "The Successful TD" by John B Keane, starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy and currently running at the Gaiety Theatre  Further details:   www.gaietytheatre.ie ...

Friday 3rd February

"Drinking in America", a series of monologues performed by Liam O'Brien and Steve Ryan

Actor Liam O’Brien and musician Steve Ryan chat and perform from the 1-man show “Drinking in America” - a series of dramatic monologues which takes the audience on a trip through the male psyche ...

Thursday 2nd February

"The Humours of Bandon", a play by Margaret McAuliffe

Writer/performer Margaret McAuliffe and director Stefanie Preissner chat about their touring production of “The Humours of Bandon”, a comic look at the competitive world of Irish dancing Full details:   http://fishamble.com 

Friday 20th January

The 24-Hour Plays at the Abbey

Theatre director/writer Una McKevitt and poet/playwright Colm Keegan who are preparing this year’s “The 24 Hour Plays” which will be written, rehearsed and performed in a single day next weekend ...

Wednesday 18th January

Review: "Danse, Morob" at the Project Arts Centre

Chris Morash reviews "Danse, Morob" at the Project Arts Centre, written by Laurent Gaudé and translated by co-diretor/performer Olwen Fouéré Full details:  http://projectartscentre.ie   

Anúna and Japanese theatre tradition of Noh

Michael McGlynn and Zach Trouton of Anúna who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and performing the 1917 WB Yeats play ‘At The Hawks Well’ (inspired by the Japanese tradition of ...

Tuesday 17th January

Quarter Block Party festival in Cork

Visual artist Kate O’Shea and musician Éna Brennan (who performs as Dowry) who are participants in the Quarter Block Party arts & music festival in Cork Full details:   http://quarterblockparty.com 

Monday 16th January

"Hero", a play by Ken Rogan at Theatre Upstairs

Ken Rogan and director Amilia Stewart chat about Ken’s debut 1-man play “Hero”, a tale of drinking, love, infidelity and Irish AstroLeague Football Full details:   www.theatreupstairs.ie/hero

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