Theatre

Tuesday 19th April

"Testimonies" by Paul Kennedy and Mary Moynihan

Mary Moynihan of Smashing Times Theatre talks about “Testimonies”, which she co-wrote with Paul Kennedy; it features monologues adapted from experiences of those who have lost loved ones to suicide ...

Monday 18th April

"Score" by Breach & Quinn

Breach & Quinn theatre company actors/writers Alan Howley and Jack Cawley talk about their play “Score”, about a fictional band who make a short film called The Score which becomes ...

"Northern Star" by Stewart Parker, produced by Rough Magic Theatre

Lynn Parker, director of Rough Magic theatre company talks about their latest production – “Northern Star” by Stewart Parker, set in Belfast in the 18th Century it’s the story of ...

Thursday 14th April

Review: “Gordon Osram’s Funeral” by Accidental Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews Accidental Theatre’s current production “Gordon Osram’s Funeral”, about two performance artists who are thrown into a cell after disrupting a rival’s final performance Full details: http://thecomplex.ie

Wednesday 13th April

"Signatories", a collaborative project honouring the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation

Frank McGuinness and Marina Carr (both formerly of UCD) are two of the 8 collaborators on a series of monologues in honour of the men who signed the 1916 Proclamation; “Signatories” will ...

"Ultima Thule" by Catherine Young Dance

Catherine Young explains “Ultima Thule”, the latest production by Catherine Young Dance which is inspired by the writings of Carl Jung Full details:  http://www.catherineyoungdance.com/

Tuesday 12th April

David Grindley, director of "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf"

David Grindley who is directing the Gate Theatre production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” with Denis Conway as George and Fiona Bell as Martha Further details:  www.gatetheatre.ie  

Monday 11th April

Review: "The Blue Boy" by Brokentalkers Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews "The Blue Boy" by Brokentalkers Theatre at the Project Arts Centre (which takes as its subject the experience of Irish children in industrial schools) Further details:  www.brokentalkers.ie 

Friday 8th April

Samuel Beckett's "Cascando" by Pan Pan Theatre

Gavin Quinn, artistic director of Pan Pan Theatre and sound designer Jimmy Eadie explain their production of Samuel Beckett’s 1963 radio play “Cascando”, which they describe as an immersive theatrical ...

Wednesday 6th April

2016 programme for ANU Productions

Louise Lowe, director of ANU Productions and actress Una Kavanagh explain the theatre company’s 2016 programme - ANU Triptych Official website:  www.anuproductions.ie 

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