Theatre

Wednesday 13th April

"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 

Tuesday 5th April

"Embodied", female dancers responding to 1916

Liz Roche explains the idea behind "Embodied", where 6 female choreographers were commissioned by the GPO to design dance pieces responding to the 1916 Rising/the Proclamation  Further details:  www.dublindancefestival.ie 

Monday 4th April

Denise Gough wins at Olivier Awards 2016

Irish actress Denise Gough who won Best Actress at last night’s Olivier Awards in London for her role as Emma in “People, Places and Things” at the National Theatre Full ...

Thursday 31st March

Ronnie Corbett RIP

Abie Philbin Bowman remembers the career of comedian Ronnie Corbett who died today

Wednesday 30th March

"Inside The GPO" by Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy explains the concept behind his new play “Inside The GPO”, covering the five days the 1916 rebels occupied the GPO Further details:  http://fishamble.com/insidethegpo   

Review: "The 39 Steps" at the Gaiety Theatre

Film lecturer Ruth Barton reviews the comical theatrical version of the John Buchan spy thriller “The 39 Steps” currently running at the Gaiety Theatre Full details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie    

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