Theatre

Friday 15th September

Anticipating the 60th Dublin Theatre Festival 2017

A live broadcast from the Civic Theatre Tallaght ahead of the upcoming 60th Dublin Theatre Festival, with guests including Louise Lowe, Lynne Parker, Michael Barker Caven, Martin Sharry and Little John ...

Wednesday 13th September

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady" by Amanda Coogan and the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf

Performance artist Amanda Coogan explains her collaboration with the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf on "Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady"; it is running as part of the Dublin ...

Monday 11th September

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Close To The Sun" by The Corps Ensemble

Philip Doherty and Mary Murray chat about "Close To The Sun", a play by The Corps Ensemble about a family in Australia preparing for a wedding until the unexpected arrival of ...

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Spliced" by Timmy Creed

Timmy Creed, writer & performer of "Spliced", a play staged in a handball alley which aims to shine a light on identity and mental health in the GAA Full details: ...

Friday 8th September

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "The Assassination of Pope Urban II" by James Moran

James Moran chats about his experimental comedy show "The Assassination of Pope Urban II", about the nightmarish life and death of the Pope who ordered the first Crusades in the ...

Essay: standing ovations in the theatre

John Doran with an essay about theatrical standing ovations

Thursday 7th September

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "The Shitstorm", a play by Simon Doyle and Maeve Stone

Maeve Stone, director and Simon Doyle, writer of the play "The Shitstorm", a hallucinogenic take on Shakespeare's The Tempest but set in the wilds of Kerry; it is running as ...

Wednesday 6th September

"You Won't Forget Me: A Centenary Celebration of writer Maeve Brennan in Words and Music"

Emilie Conway chats about the show she created "You Won’t Forget Me: A Centenary Celebration of writer Maeve Brennan in Words and Music" at the National Concert Hall next week ...

Tuesday 5th September

"Hamnet" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2017

Sorcha Kenny reports from rehearsals for "Hamnet", a solo play for an 11-year old boy; not a biography of Shakespeare and his dead son Hamnet but it does explore the relationship ...

"Take Off Your Cornflakes", by Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan

Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan talk about their play "Take Off Your Cornflakes" about a very happily married couple whose lives are turned upside down when the husband is diagnosed ...

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