Theatre

Friday 16th December

"Noel", a musical by Eoin Colfer and Liam Bates

Eoin Colfer chats about the third musical he has co-created with Liam Bates; “Noel” is the story of a little girl who loses her singing voice when her mother disappears ...

Wednesday 14th December

"Anna Karenina", adapted by Marina Carr

Marina Carr chats about adapting “Anna Karenina” for the Abbey stage Full details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie  

Wednesday 7th December

Review: "Night Wandering" and "Precious Metal" by John Scott Dance

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews two new John Scott dance shows at the Project Arts Centre – “Night Wandering” from choreographer Merce Cunningham a new work from John Scott called “Precious Metal” ...

Friday 2nd December

"The Waiting Game", a documentary about Waiting For Godot on tour

Producer/director David Blake Knox and actor Stephen Brennan chat about “The Waiting Game”, their documentary about the all-Ireland tour in 2008 of the Gate production of “Waiting for Godot” Further ...

Wednesday 30th November

Live Collision International Festival 2016 at the Project Arts Centre

Zoe and and Maud Ní Riordan, creators of a live concept album called “Recovery” as part of Live Collision, a new festival of Irish and international work fusing theatre, music and ...

Monday 28th November

A profile of Tommy Tiernan

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the career of comedian Tommy Tiernan, as he embarks on a nationwide tour of his new show Under the Influence and his previous show ‘Out Of ...

Tuesday 22nd November

"Dubliners Women" by Katie O'Kelly at the New Theatre

Katie O’Kelly who has adapted and directs “Dubliners Women”, a stage adaptation of some of the female narratives in James Joyce’s Dubliners (specifically the stories The Boarding House, Clay and ...

Monday 21st November

"One Time Season" by Pan Pan and Random Scream at Project Arts Centre

Gavin Quinn of Pan Pan Theatre and Davis Freeman of Belgian American theatre company Random Scream talk about their collaboration on “One Time Season”, a comedy about a drama therapy ...

Friday 18th November

"Mainstream" by Rosaleen McDonagh, produced by Fishamble

Fishamble theatre director Jim Culleton and playwright Rosaleen McDonagh talk about “Mainstream”, her play exploring concerns around disability and discrimination in Irish society (particularly towards travellers) Full details:   http://fishamble.com 

Thursday 17th November

"The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre", edited by Nicholas Grene and Chris Morash

Chris Morash and Nicholas Grene, editors of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre, a comprehensive examination of Ireland’s contribution to the world of theatre (published by Oxford University Press)

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