Theatre

Monday 13th March

"I Hear You And Rejoice", written and performed by Mikel Murfi

Actor/writer/director Mikel Murfi chats about his new one-man show "I Hear You And Rejoice", a sequel to the story of cobbler Pat Farnon and his new wife Kitsy from "The ...

Friday 10th March

"Dave At Large", a play by Brian McAvera

Brian McAvera chats about his play “Dave At Large”, celebrating the work of the controversial and ground-breaking Irish comedian Dave Allen Further details:   www.culturehead.com 

Tuesday 7th March

"Jack", a play by Declan Hassett

Declan Hassett talks about his play “Jack”, the life story of Cork man, GAA superstar and former Taoiseach Jack Lynch Further details:   www.everymancork.com/2017/03/jack

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   

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