Theatre

Monday 4th January

"Overshadowed" by Eva O'Connor

Actress/playwright Eva O’Connor talks about her play “Overshadowed” by Sunday's Child Theatre Company about how an eating disorder takes control of a young woman’s mind; it is part of the ...

Wednesday 23rd December

Theatre: "Big Bobby, Little Bobby" at First Fortnight Festival 2016

Theatre director Kelly Shatter and actress Camille Lucy Ross who co-wrote the one-woman play “Big Bobby Little Bobby” about a woman with dissociative (multiple) personality disorder; it is running in ...

Tuesday 15th December

"Dublin Oldschool" by Emmet Kirwan

Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson explain their play “Dublin Oldschool”, a trip through the streets of Dublin by a spaced-out wannabe DJ when he meets his homeless drug-addicted brother ...

Wednesday 9th December

Musical version of "The Playboy Of The Western World"

A new musical version of “The Playboy Of The Western World” specially written for RTÉ Radio is explained by actress Aoibhinn McGinnity and Musical Director Justin McCarthy Programme will be broadcast ...

Tuesday 8th December

Comedy at Christmas

Abie Philbin Bowman with a round-up of the comedy shows in Ireland over the Christmas season – Jimmy Carr, Oliver Callan, Josh Widdecombe, Jason Byrne, Foil Arms & Hogg, Karl Spain, ...

Friday 4th December

What's on in theatres over Christmas

Sophie Gorman with a round-up of what’s-on in theatres around the country over Christmas

Wednesday 2nd December

New opera "The Dead"

Composer Ellen Cranitch with director Jo Mangan chat about their operatic interpretation of the James Joyce short story “The Dead” Further details:   www.theperformancecorporation.com  and  http://projectartscentre.ie  

"Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

Brian Byrne chats about his musical play “Asa, A Christmas Story” co-written with writer Kasey Jones and featuring a lonely seven year old boy who gets only a pencil for Christmas which ...

Tuesday 1st December

"Snake Eaters" by Stewart Roche

Stewart Roche talks about his latest play “Snake Eaters”, about a US Marine returning to Nebraska from a disastrous tour of Afghanistan and struggling to adjust to civilian life; it's ...

Monday 30th November

Research project on women playwrights in the Abbey Theatre

Dr Una Kealy, lecturer in English and Theatre studies at Waterford Institute of Technology explains their research project “Performing the Region: Performing Women” which looks at Irish women playwrights at ...

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