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    "Rigoletto" by Opera Theatre Company

    Theatre director Selina Cartmell and playwright Marina Carr discuss their latest production, a contemporary version of the Verdi opera “Rigoletto” by Opera Theatre Company

    Further details:  www.opera.ie 

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    Emma O'Grady at the Galway Theatre Festival

    Emma O’Grady explains her show for this year’s Galway Theatre Festival - “The Contender or What Good Is Looking Well When You're Rotten On The Inside” based on the hours of audio tapes her grandfather Paddy O'Grady made before he died

    Further details:  http://galwaytheatrefestival.com 

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    "EX-hib-IT-US 2015", urban opera by Outlandish Theatre

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports on EX-hib-IT-US 2015, an urban opera by Outlandish Theatre, a collaboration with residents of St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 whose estate has been on the brink of demolition for a long time

    Further details:  www.outlandishtheatre.com 

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    Review: "The Field"

    Sophie Gorman reviews the 50th anniversary production of “The Field” at the Gaiety Theatre

    Further details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie   

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    "To Kill A Mockingbird" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

    Evelyn O’Rourke chatted to the cast of the Regents Park Open Air Theatre production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” ahead of their forthcoming shows at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

    Full details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

     

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    "Kitty In The Lane" by Áine Ryan

    Playwright & actor Áine Ryan explains the background to her debut play “Kitty In The Lane”; set in rural Ireland it’s a dark tale of poverty, neglect and abuse of power

    Further details:  www.facebook.com/kittyinthelane 

    Play: Before Monsters Were Made

    ‘Before Monsters were Made’ is a new play from Ross Dungan.  It tells the story of a fractured family in a small town who are forced to examine their loyalties in the wake of the disappearance of a young girl.

    Director Ben Kidd and actor Peter Coonan are in studio.

    For more information see projectartscentre.ie

    "Only Our Own"

    A family saga, with its roots in the foundation of the State in the 1920s, is the focus of a new play by Ann Henning Jocelyn called ‘Only Our Own’.

    The play opens tomorrow evening, April 21st, in the Samuel Beckett Theatre,and Sophie Gorman has been to see it in Galway where it started its tour... and she is in studio to discuss the play with Evelyn O'Rourke

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