Theatre

Wednesday 9th November

"Test Dummy" by Caitríona Daly

Caitríona Daly chats about her new play “Test Dummy”, directed by Louise Lowe and running at Theatre Upstairs from next week Full details:   www.theatreupstairs.ie/test-dummy

Monday 7th November

"The Leaves Of Heaven" by Pat McCabe

Pat McCabe chats about his latest play “The Leaves of Heaven” which opens at The Complex next week, the final instalment in the life of his character Francie Brady, who ...

Tuesday 1st November

Light Moves Festival of Screendance 2016

Vivienne Dick, film director and Mary Wycherley, co-curator of the Light Moves Festival of Screendance, Limerick’s annual celebration of dance on film Full details:   www.lightmoves.ie 

Thursday 27th October

"Nightmare Plants" by Michelle McMahon

Writer/director Michelle McMahon explains her show “Nightmare Plants” at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland for the Bram Stoker Festival this weekend Full details:   www.bramstokerfestival.com 

Wednesday 26th October

Macnas celebrate their 30th anniversary

Noeline Kavanagh, artistic director of street theatre troupe Macnas who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year Official website:   http://macnas.com 

Monday 17th October

"Alice In Wonderland" adapted for Blue Raincoat

Writer/dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke who has adapted Lewis Carroll’s “Alice In Wonderland” for the 25th anniversary of the Blue Raincoat theatre company Full details:   www.blueraincoat.com 

Thursday 13th October

Review: "Donegal" by Frank McGuinness

Sophie Gorman reviews the new musical play "Donegal" by Frank McGuinness  Further details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

Wednesday 12th October

"Every Brilliant Thing" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

comedian Jonny Donahoe explains why Ice-cream, water fights and laughing so hard that you blow milk out your nose are just some of the things worth living for, which inspired his play ...

Tuesday 11th October

Valda Setterfield, star of "King Lear" by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Acclaimed post-modern dancer and actress Valda Setterfield, who is in Ireland to reprise her role of King Lear in Irish Modern Dance Theatre’s production "Lear" Further details:   www.irishmoderndancetheatre.com  

Friday 7th October

Review: "The Seagull" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews Anton Chekhov’s "The Seagull", adapted by Michael West and directed by Annie Ryan of Corn Exchange; it is showing as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival  Full details: ...

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