Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

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Theatre

Wednesday 25th May

The comedy of Reginald D Hunter

Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the comedy of American stand-up comedian Reginald D Hunter who is touring Ireland from next week

Full details:  www.reginalddhunter.com

Tuesday 24th May

Reviews: Dublin Dance Festival 2016

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews some of the productions at the Dublin Dance Festival – “Anam” by Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre, “Folds of the Crane” and “Liminal” solo pieces by Justine Cooper and Liadain Herriot, “Time Over Distance Over Time” by Liz Roche and “Bias” by Katherine O’Malley

Full details:   www.dublindancefestival.ie 

Thursday 19th May

“Stano: In Between Silence, Where We Really Exist” at the International Literature Festival Dublin

Experimental musician/visual artist Stano and poet Theo Dorgan who are collaborating on “In Between Silence, Where We Really Exist”, a series of sound installations by Stano featuring storytelling from Irish writers and artists screening in various venues as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin

Further details:   http://ilfdublin.com

Wednesday 18th May

Review & preview - Dublin Dance Festival 2016

Deirdre Mulrooney reviews “Planites” by Greek choreographer Patricia Apergi, the opening production for this year’s Dublin Dance Festival and previews some of the other events taking place over the two weeks

Full details:   www.dublindancefestival.ie   

Tuesday 17th May

Review: "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter

Sophie Gorman reviews the London Classic Theatre production of  “The Birthday Party” by Harold Pinter currently running at the Everyman Theatre Cork

Irish tour details:  www.londonclassictheatre.co.uk

Thursday 12th May

Review: "Othello" at the Abbey

Sophie Gorman reviews “Othello” at the Abbey Theatre

Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

 

Wednesday 11th May

“Natural History of Hope”,  by artist Fiona Whelan and the Rialto Youth Project

Abie Philbin Bowman was at rehearsals at the Project Arts Centre for “Natural History of Hope”,  a live performance by artist Fiona Whelan and the women of the Rialto Youth Project; an unflinching exploration of gender and class inequality and the complexity of women’s lives told through real life stories of oppression, resilience, solidarity and hope

Full details:  http://projectartscentre.ie  

Monday 9th May

"Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre

John P Kelly, director of “Driving Miss Daisy” at the Gaiety Theatre

Further details:   www.gaietytheatre.ie  

Thursday 5th May

Review: “Inhabitance” by Peter Dunne at Project Arts Centre

Sophie Gorman reviews “Inhabitance” by Peter Dunne, produced by Glass Doll Productions at the Project Arts Centre; a woman whose daughter disappears turns to the world of reality television to find her

Further details:  http://projectartscentre.ie

Wednesday 4th May

Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives” - Irish popular culture and 1916

Dr Susanne Colleary, theatre academic and one of the creators of “Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives”, a new cinematic installation in public libraries showing how Irish popular culture reflected the political and revolutionary tensions of 1916 as seen through the eyes of fictitious music hall performer Kitty Kelly

Full details:  /www.dublincity.ie/main-menu-services-culture-and-amenities-dublin-city-public-libraries-and-archive-events/here-we-are

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