Theatre

Tuesday 7th November

The history of the musical "Cabaret"

Kay Sheehy on the history of the musical "Cabaret" which is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre later this month Full details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Monday 6th November

"Fire Below (A War of Words)" by Owen McCafferty and Jimmy Fay

Playwright Owen McCafferty and theatre director Jimmy Fay chat about their play "Fire Below (A War of Words)", set in contemporary Belfast it tackles issues such as bonfires, agreements, the role ...

"Boom?", a play by Isobel Mahon

Isobel Mahon chats about her play "Boom?", a satire about the madness of the Celtic Tiger years in Ireland

Wednesday 25th October

"Bat the Father, Rabbit the Son", a play by Donal O'Kelly

Donal O'Kelly explains why he has revived his 1-man play "Bat the Father, Rabbit the Son", which he first performed 30 years ago Further details:   www.thenewtheatre.com

"This Is The Funeral Of Your Life", a play by Louise White

Louise White chats about how the death of her father inspired her latest play "This Is The Funeral Of Your Life", an interactive theatre piece where the audience are invited ...

Wednesday 18th October

Joan Sheehy and Colin Dunne on "Whitby"

Joan Sheehy and Colin Dunne talk about their show "Whitby", which explores the chilling voyage of the ship, Demeter, as it brings Dracula from Romania to the port of Whitby. ...

Thursday 12th October

Review: "King of the Castle" by Eugene McCabe

David Keane reviews "King of the Castle" by Eugene McCabe at the Dublin Theatre Festival More information: dublintheatrefestival.com

Tuesday 10th October

"Dubliners", two one-act operas by Andrew Synnott and Arthur Riordan

"Dubliners", two one-act operas inspired by Joyce's "Dubliners", will have its world premiere at Wexford Festival Opera. Andrew Synnott, musical director and Arthur Riordan, adaptataion and text, talk about "Counterparts" & "The ...

Friday 6th October

Review: "Tribes" by Nina Raine at the Gate Theatre

Susanne Colleary reviews "Tribes" by Nina Raine at the Gate Theatre as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

Wednesday 4th October

Review: "Woyzeck in Winter" at the Dublin Theatre Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews "Woyzeck in Winter", adapted and directed by Conall Morrison, at the Dublin Theatre Festival.  Further details: dublintheatrefestival.com

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