Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

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Theatre

Monday 10th August

Gare St Lazare Players and the work of Samuel Beckett

Conor Lovett, artistic director of the Gare St Lazare Players talks about their performance of the Beckett Trilogy at the Players Theatre Trinity College, upcoming performances in New York and their artistic residence in the Everyman Theatre, Cork

 Full details:  http://garestlazareireland.com/     

Tuesday 4th August

Donnacha Dennehy, composer of "The Last Hotel"

Donnacha Dennehy talks about his opera “The Last Hotel” which he created with playwright Enda Walsh and is playing in this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival

Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com 

Official website:  http://thelasthotel.ie 

Friday 31st July

"The Missing Hancocks" at Happy Days Enniskillen

Neil Pearson who is directing “The Missing Hancocks” at the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival, a performance of 4 episodes of Hancock’s Half Hour which were ‘lost’ from the BBC Archives

Further details:  www.happy-days-enniskillen.com    

 

Wednesday 29th July

Opera Theatre Company at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

Tom Creed and conductor Andrew Synnott of the Opera Theatre Company chat about the two short operas they will be performing at this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival – “The Human Voice” and “Susanna’s Secret”

Official website:   www.opera.ie 

Further details:   www.kilkennyarts.ie/programme/category/music

 

Tuesday 28th July

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2015

Kris Nelson, artistic director of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival explains what is in store for this year’s fringe festival which is celebrating its 21st birthday

Full details:  http://fringefest.com/festival   

Monday 27th July

"Magpies On The Pylon" by Michael Collins

Actor/playwright Michael Collins talks about his one-man play “Magpies On The Pylon”, exploring the effects of his suicide on the family of a young Traveller called Tommy

Further details:  www.thenewtheatre.com  

Review: "Ohio Impromptu" at Happy Days Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews “Ohio Impromptu”, a playlet by Samuel Beckett being performed in the monastic ruins on Devenish Island; it is part of the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival

Further details:  www.happy-days-enniskillen.com  

Thursday 23rd July

Blue Raincoat Theatre celebrate WB Yeats

Lorcan Clancy reports on Sligo’s Blue Raincoat Theatre summer festival ‘A Country Under Wave’, various productions inspired by the theatre of WB Yeats

Further details:  www.blueraincoat.com/wb-yeats   

Review: "Lessness" at Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews “Lessness” by Samuel Beckett, performed by Olwen Fouéré at the Galway International Arts Festival

Full details:   www.giaf.ie  

Wednesday 22nd July

Review: "deGeneration" at Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews dance show “deGeneration” at the Galway International Arts Festival, from the junior company of Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shecther

Further details:   www.giaf.ie 

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