Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Theatre

Wednesday 15th July

The Rubberbandits at the Galway International Arts Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman chats to Blindboy Boatclub of The Rubberbandits about their documentary about the 1916 Rising, the power of the Catholic Church in Ireland and the Limerick Soviet, the Galway arts scene, their musical ‘Continental Fistfight’ is running at the Galway International Arts Festival

Full details:  www.giaf.ie/events/category/comedy

Tuesday 14th July

Musical director of "Once" the musical

John Tiffany, director of “Once” the musical currently running at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Full details:  www.olympia.ie  

"Beginning To End" at Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival

Theatre director Conall Morrison and actor Denis Conway chat about their revival of Samuel Beckett’s one-man show “Beginning To End” for the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival at the end of this month

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

Wednesday 8th July

Review: "A Month In The Country" at the Gate

Sophie Gorman reviews the Brian Friel adaptation of Turgenev’s “A Month In The Country” at the Gate Theatre

Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie 

Tuesday 7th July

Bi-lingual play"Maum" at the Galway International Arts Festival

Evelyn O’Rourke went to rehearsals for “Maum”, a bi-lingual play at the Taibhdhearc theatre in Galway and found out how the murder of a family in the Maum Trasna Valley in 1882 inspired the story

Full details:  www.giaf.ie   

"Lovers" by Brian Friel at the Everyman Theatre

Director Julie Kelleher and musician John O’Brien explain their unusual musical adaptation of Brian Friel’s 1967 play “Lovers” at the Everyman Theatre Cork

Full details:  www.everymancork.com   

Wednesday 1st July

"The Whistling Girl", celebrating Dorothy Parker

Honor Heffernan and composer Trevor Knight talk about their show “The Whistling Girl”, a music show celebrating the poetry and wit of Dorothy Parker

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

 

 

 

Tuesday 30th June

"A Month In The Country" at the Gate Theatre

Evelyn O’Rourke went to rehearsals for Brian Friel’s adaptation of Turgenev's “A Month In The Country” at the Gate Theatre

Full details:  www.gatetheatre.ie 

Monday 29th June

"The Producers" at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Abie Philbin Bowman chats to actor Jason Manford and some of the cast of the musical “The Producers” ahead of their production at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in July

Further details:  http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

Earagail Arts Festival celebrates knitting tradition in Donegal

Roise Goan, producer and dramaturg of “She Knit The Roof”, a theatrical celebration of the knitting tradition of Crolly, Co Donegal for this year’s Earagail Arts Festival

Further details:  www.eaf.ie  

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