Monday 22nd February

“Uhta! The Last Part of the Night”, a play by Justin MacGregor

Justin MacGregor talks about his play “Uhta! The Last Part of the Night” about the life and legacy of Ken Saro-Wiwa, the environmental activist from Ogoniland in dispute with oil ...

Friday 19th February

Review: "This Lime Tree Bower" by Conor McPherson at the Project

Sophie Gorman reviews the current production of “This Lime Tree Bower” by Conor McPherson at the Project Arts Centre Further details:  

Wednesday 17th February

"Whack", a dance show by Philip Connaughton and Ashley Chen

Philip Connaughton talks about his current dance show “Whack”, a high-energy duet with French dancer Ashley Chen Full details:  

Tuesday 16th February

Review: "The Perfect Murder" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews “The Perfect Murder”, a crime drama starring Shane Ritchie and Jessie Wallace at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Further details:

Friday 12th February

Review: "All That Fall" at the Abbey Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews the Pan Pan Theatre production of Samuel Beckett’s radio play “All That Fall” at Abbey Full details:   

Wednesday 10th February

Black comedy "Taboo" by John Morton

Actor/writer John Morton of Devious Theatre and director Sarah Baxter chat about their play “Taboo”, a dark comedy about two thirty-somethings on their first date, which opens at the New ...

Tuesday 9th February

"Wild Sky", a new play by Deirdre Kinahan

Deirdre Kinahan chats about her new play “Wild Sky”, the story of two young people from Slane who get caught up in the 1916 Rising (it was a commission from ...

Monday 8th February

"Cyprus Avenue" by David Ireland at the Abbey Theatre

David Ireland explains the idea behind his play “Cyprus Avenue” about a Belfast Loyalist who is convinced his new baby grand-daughter is a Republican plant; it is a co-production between the Abbey ...

Friday 5th February

Eugene McCabe play "Pull Down A Horseman", by Dublin Lyric Players

Conor O’Malley who is directing the Dublin Lyric Players in a revival of the 1966 Eugene McCabe play “Pull Down A Horseman”, a fictionalised version of how Padraig Pearse and James ...

Tuesday 2nd February

2016 at the Viking Theatre Clontarf

Rex Ryan and Edwin Mullane of The Corps Ensemble on their plans for this year as artists-in-residence at the Viking Theatre Clontarf Official website: 



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