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 ...

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:  www.druid.ie 

"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 ...

Tuesday 20th September

"Bite Me" by Joanne McNally at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Comedian Joanne McNally explains how her experience with an eating disorder inspired her show “Bite Me”; it is part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival Further details:   www.fringefest.com 

Monday 19th September

"Paddy", a musical by Tommy Fleming

Lorcan Clancy spoke to the cast of “Paddy”, a musical by Tommy Fleming which is a tribute to the lost and forgotten Irish who emigrated over the centuries Full details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

"Utopia Ltd" by Makeshift Ensemble at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Ezster Nemethi of Makeshift Ensemble explains how the life of Roger Casement inspired their play “Utopia Ltd” at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, an examination of the role of the ...

Reviews: “The Father” at the Gate Theatre and “The Aeneid” at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews “The Father” at the Gate Theatre and “The Aeneid” at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival  Further details:   www.gatetheatre.ie   and   www.fringefest.com

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 ...

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