Theatre

Thursday 2nd February

"The Humours of Bandon", a play by Margaret McAuliffe

Writer/performer Margaret McAuliffe and director Stefanie Preissner chat about their touring production of “The Humours of Bandon”, a comic look at the competitive world of Irish dancing Full details:   http://fishamble.com 

Friday 20th January

The 24-Hour Plays at the Abbey

Theatre director/writer Una McKevitt and poet/playwright Colm Keegan who are preparing this year’s “The 24 Hour Plays” which will be written, rehearsed and performed in a single day next weekend ...

Wednesday 18th January

Review: "Danse, Morob" at the Project Arts Centre

Chris Morash reviews "Danse, Morob" at the Project Arts Centre, written by Laurent Gaudé and translated by co-diretor/performer Olwen Fouéré Full details:  http://projectartscentre.ie   

Anúna and Japanese theatre tradition of Noh

Michael McGlynn and Zach Trouton of Anúna who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and performing the 1917 WB Yeats play ‘At The Hawks Well’ (inspired by the Japanese tradition of ...

Tuesday 17th January

Quarter Block Party festival in Cork

Visual artist Kate O’Shea and musician Éna Brennan (who performs as Dowry) who are participants in the Quarter Block Party arts & music festival in Cork Full details:   http://quarterblockparty.com 

Monday 16th January

"Hero", a play by Ken Rogan at Theatre Upstairs

Ken Rogan and director Amilia Stewart chat about Ken’s debut 1-man play “Hero”, a tale of drinking, love, infidelity and Irish AstroLeague Football Full details:   www.theatreupstairs.ie/hero

Monday 9th January

"Autumn Royal", the debut play by Kevin Barry

Author Kevin Barry chats about his first play “Autumn Royal”, about a brother and a sister struggling to do the right thing by their aging and increasingly difficult father; it opens ...

Wednesday 4th January

"The Spinning Heart", a stage production by Articulate Anatomy Theatre

Paul Brennan, director with Articulate Anatomy Theatre and actor Killian Coyle chat about their production of the play “The Spinning Heart” Further details:  www.facebook.com/Articulate-Anatomy-Theatre 

Tuesday 3rd January

"From Eden", a play by Stephen Jones

Actor/writer Stephen Jones and actor Seána Kerslake chat about “From Eden”, their two-hander play about two people who find themselves in a locked bathroom during a New Year’s Eve party Further details: ...

"Vagabonds - My Phil Lynott Odyssey" by Robert Mountford

Robert Mountford explains his one-man play “Vagabonds - My Phil Lynott Odyssey”, a blending of mythical Irish heroes, adoption and Phil Lynott Further details:   www.civictheatre.ie  

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