Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Theatre

Wednesday 13th May

Gavin Kostick at the Dublin Dance Festival

Playwright Gavin Kostick explains his shows “Shaping Time/Four Easy Pieces” and "First Look: In The Thicket" (exploring the links between drama, Irish culture and dance), part of this year’s Dublin Dance Festival

Full details:  www.Dublindancefestival.ie 

Monday 11th May

"My Fair Ladies", a one-man show by Des Keogh

Des Keogh chats about his latest one-man show “My Fair Ladies” – celebrating the relationship George Bernard Shaw had with the significant women in his life

Friday 8th May

“Teanga an Ghrá – 1,000 Years of Irish Love” by the Guthanna Binne Síoraí theatre company

Evelyn O’Rourke met some of the performers and director Tristan Rosenstock to chat about “Teanga an Ghrá – 1,000 Years of Irish Love” by the Guthanna Binne Síoraí theatre company which celebrates one thousand years of Irish culture through poetry, sean-nós and musical performances

Full details: www.thenewtheatre.com 

Thursday 7th May

"Have A Heart" by Seamus Moran

Seamus Moran talks about his debut one-man play “Have A Heart”, about a man who gets a heart transplant but believes his new heart is guiding him in a new direction in life

Further details:  www.facebook.com/events/1542320059352650/?ref=5  

Wednesday 6th May

Review: "To Kill A Mockingbird" at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews the Regents Park Open Air Theatre production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Further details:  http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie  

Tuesday 5th May

"Rigoletto" by Opera Theatre Company

Theatre director Selina Cartmell and playwright Marina Carr discuss their latest production, a contemporary version of the Verdi opera “Rigoletto” by Opera Theatre Company

Further details:  www.opera.ie 

Friday 1st May

Emma O'Grady at the Galway Theatre Festival

Emma O’Grady explains her show for this year’s Galway Theatre Festival - “The Contender or What Good Is Looking Well When You're Rotten On The Inside” based on the hours of audio tapes her grandfather Paddy O'Grady made before he died

Further details:  http://galwaytheatrefestival.com 

Wednesday 29th April

"EX-hib-IT-US 2015", urban opera by Outlandish Theatre

Evelyn O’Rourke reports on EX-hib-IT-US 2015, an urban opera by Outlandish Theatre, a collaboration with residents of St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 whose estate has been on the brink of demolition for a long time

Further details:  www.outlandishtheatre.com 

Review: "The Field"

Sophie Gorman reviews the 50th anniversary production of “The Field” at the Gaiety Theatre

Further details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie   

Tuesday 28th April

"Kitty In The Lane" by Áine Ryan

Playwright & actor Áine Ryan explains the background to her debut play “Kitty In The Lane”; set in rural Ireland it’s a dark tale of poverty, neglect and abuse of power

Further details:  www.facebook.com/kittyinthelane 

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