Wednesday 17th August

"Mandela Trilogy" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Lorcan Clancy reports on “Mandela Trilogy”, a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela by Cape Town Opera; it comes to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in September Full ...

Tuesday 16th August

A profile of Amy Schumer

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the American comedian/actress Amy Schumer, who plays the 3 Arena in Dublin next week

Monday 15th August

Theatrical adaptation of "The Aran Islands" journals by JM Synge

Actor Brendan Conroy and director Joe O’Byrne chat about bringing “The Aran Islands”, a theatrical adaptation of JM Synge’s journals of his time on the Aran islands, to the three Aran ...

Wednesday 10th August

A profile of Louis CK

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the American comedian Louis CK who will be performing next Monday at the 3 Arena Official website: 

Tuesday 9th August

“Violet Gibson – The Woman Who Shot Mussolini” by Alice Barry

Alice Barry talks about the subject of her play “Violet Gibson – The Woman Who Shot Mussolini” which is currently running at the Everyman Theatre Cork Full details: 

Monday 8th August

Live from the Kilkenny Arts Festival 2016

Live from the Set Theatre at the Kilkenny Arts Festival, with the British chamber ensemble The Heath Quartet, the Martin Hayes Quartet and French theatre troupe Footsbarn Websites:   / ...

Wednesday 3rd August

"Inishfallen Fare Thee Well" by Eddie Naughton and Ronan Wilmot

Ronan Wilmot and writer Eddie Naughton chat about how the social politics of Sean O’Casey inspired their one-man play “Inishfallen Fare Thee Well”, about O’Casey’s years in Dublin, which runs at ...

Tuesday 2nd August

Preview of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman previews some of the events taking place at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival which starts this weekend Official website: 

Thursday 28th July

Stand-up from Milton Jones

Some stand-up from comedian Milton Jones who plays the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens at the weekend Further details: Official website: 

Wednesday 27th July

Loves: working in the theatre

Author Liz Nugent explains why she loves her previous experience working in the theatre



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