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    "Snake Eaters" by Stewart Roche

    Stewart Roche talks about his latest play “Snake Eaters”, about a US Marine returning to Nebraska from a disastrous tour of Afghanistan and struggling to adjust to civilian life; it's running at the New Theatre in Dublin

    Further details:  www.thenewtheatre.com    

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    Research project on women playwrights in the Abbey Theatre

    Dr Una Kealy, lecturer in English and Theatre studies at Waterford Institute of Technology explains their research project “Performing the Region: Performing Women” which looks at Irish women playwrights at The Abbey Theatre in the 20th century

    For further information on this subject you can email:   theatre@wit.ie 

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    Rough Magic Theatre's 'Seeds' programme

    Artistic director of Rough Magic Theatre Lynne Parker and students Zoe Ní Riordáin (director) and Danny Forde (sound designer) explain the Rough Magic ‘Seeds’ initiative which every two years selects 5 emerging theatre-makers for its artistic and professional mentoring programme

    Full details:  www.roughmagic.ie/artist-development/seeds  and    http://projectartscentre.ie    

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    "Lord Of The Flies" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

    Sinead Mooney spoke to the cast and crew of the Regents Park Theatre stage adaptation of William Golding’s “Lord Of The Flies”, coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre 

    Further details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie  

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    Recommendations for current dance shows

    Deirdre Mulrooney with a round-up of some current dance productions worth catching - Ballet Ireland’s new take on “Coppélia” at the Gaiety, Crying Out Loud’s circus dance “The Forgotten/l’Oubliée” at the Abbey Theatre and Junk Ensemble’s “Dusk Ahead” set in the magical half-light of twilight which is on tour

    Further information: www.balletireland.ie / www.abbeytheatre.ie / www.junkensemble.com

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    Remembering Éamon Kelly at the Yarn Storytelling Festival, Bray

    Story-tellers Nuala Hayes and Jack Lynch explain their involvement with the “Éamon Kelly – Remembering The Legacy” event at the Yarn Storytelling Festival this weekend at the Mermaid Arts Centre in Bray

    Further information:  www.mermaidartscentre.ie      

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    “Beowulf: The Blockbuster” by Bryan Burroughs

    Actor/writer Bryan Burroughs talks about his one-man play “Beowulf: The Blockbuster”, the story of a boy who’s obsessed with films like Star Wars and his dying father who is teaching him about life through the story of the Danish warrior hero Beowulf

    Full details:  www.beowulftheblockbuster.com      

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    "Through A Glass Darkly", directed by Annie Ryan

    Annie Ryan of The Corn Exchange theatre company chats about directing the stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s “Through A Glass Darkly”, at the Project Arts Centre

    Further details:  http://projectartscentre.ie   

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    Matthew Bourne's ballet "Sleeping Beauty"

    Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to choreographer Matthew Bourne about the unusual production that he has created for his ballet “Sleeping Beauty: A Gothic Romance” coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre next week

    Further details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie      

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