Theatre

Tuesday 6th March

"State of Exception" by Catherine Young Dance

Catherine Young explains the new work from her dance company "State of Exception", inspired by her work with refugees/asylum seekers in direct provision and following her recent visit to the ...

Tuesday 27th February

"The Unmanageable Sisters", a play by Deirdre Kinahan

Deirdre Kinahan chats about "The Unmanageable Sisters", her play about a Ballymun woman in 1974 who wins a million Green Shield stamps and the 15 friends who gather to help her ...

Monday 26th February

"From The River of Ghosts" by Roger Gregg

Roger Gregg explains his play "From The River of Ghosts", a memoir about 3 generations of immigrants in a small town in Ohio at the beginning of the 20th century; ...

Monday 19th February

UK National Dance Award for Michael Keegan Dolan

Michael Keegan Dolan, creator of "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" for which he has just won the UK National Dance Award for Best Modern Choreography Further details:   http://swanlake.teacdamsa.com/

Friday 16th February

"Scorch", a play by Stacey Gregg

Stacey Gregg chats about her latest play "Scorch", an exploration of gender identity through the character of a teenager called Kes; it runs at the Project Arts Centre Further details:  ...

Monday 12th February

"Porcelain", a play by Margaret Perry

Margaret Perry talks about her play "Porcelain", the story of a young woman who, following the birth of her child, decides she wants to disappear. It is set against the backdrop ...

Friday 9th February

Findings of review into allegations of misconduct at the Gate Theatre

Eithne Shortall outlines what is contained in the statement from the Gate Theatre today - the recommendations of an independent review into allegations of inappropriate behaviour made against Michael Colgan

Tuesday 6th February

"We Don't Know What's Buried Here", a play by Grace Dyas

Grace Dyas talks about the subject matter she tackles in her new play "We Don't Know What's Buried Here" - the legacy of the Magdalene Laundries Further details:   www.theatreclub.ie 

Friday 2nd February

Review: "Sive" at the Gaiety Theatre

Karin McCully reviews the Druid production of "Sive" at the Gaiety Theatre Full details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie

Thursday 1st February

Celebrating Tom Murphy

A special programme live from the Abbey Theatre to celebrate the work of playwright Tom Murphy

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