Theatre

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:  www.abbeytheatre.ie   

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:  www.vikingtheatredublin.com 

Review: "Big Maggie" at the Gaiety Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews the Druid production of “Big Maggie” at the Gaiety Theatre Full details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie 

Monday 1st February

"Kings of the Kilburn High Road" by Livin' Dred Theatre

Playwright Jimmy Murphy and director Padraic McIntyre chat about the latest production/nationwide tour of  “The Kings of the Kilburn High Road” by Livin’ Dred Theatre Company Full details: www.facebook.com/livindredtheatrecompany  

Friday 29th January

"Pete Best of The Beatles", a play by Stephen Kennedy

Playwright Stephen Kennedy chats about “Pete Best of The Beatles” at the New Theatre, his play about the original drummer with The Beatles who was replaced by Ringo Starr shortly before ...

Wednesday 27th January

Mark O'Rowe directs "Juno and the Paycock"

Mark O’Rowe talks about the challenges of directing “Juno and the Paycock” at the Gate Theatre next month Full details:  www.gatetheatre.ie    

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