Theatre

Wednesday 13th December

"Project Pop Up", curated by Shaun Dunne and Nyree Yergainharsian

Shaun Dunne and Nyree Yergainharsian explain the concept of Project Pop Up, a night of bite-sized performances from a range of artistic disciplines Full details:   https://projectartscentre.ie

Tuesday 12th December

"Haughey/Gregory", a new play by Colin Murphy and Fishamble Theatre

Colin Murphy talks abut his new play "Haughey/Gregory", which looks at how Independent TD Tony Gregory brokered a deal in 1982 with Charles J Haughey; it is being produced by ...

Friday 8th December

Review: "The Red Shoes" at the Gate Theatre

Chris Morash reviews "The Red Shoes" at the Gate Theatre Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie 

Wednesday 29th November

Rough Magic Seeds Programme 2017

Katie McCann and Lee Coffey explain the Rough Magic Seeds programme - an apprenticeship for up-and-coming theatrical talent in Ireland; the showcase production this year is "Mr Burns: A Post-Electric ...

Tuesday 28th November

An Enda Walsh double-bill by Reality: Check Productions

Tracy Ryan and Toni O'Rourke of Reality: Check Productions talk about their double-bill of early Enda Walsh plays ("Disco Pigs" and "Sucking Dublin") running at Smock Alley Theatre in early December ...

A new touring production of "The Good Father" by Christian O'Reilly

Aonghus Óg McAnally chats about directing the Christian O'Reilly play "The Good Father", going on nationwide tour to mark its 15th anniversary Full details:   www.riseproductions.ie 

Friday 24th November

Review: "Let The Right One In" at the Abbey Theatre

Harvey O'Brien reviews "Let The Right One In", the stage adaptation of the Swedish vampire film which is currently running at the Abbey Theatre Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

Thursday 23rd November

Nancy Harris adapts "The Red Shoes" for the stage

Nancy Harris chats about adapting Hans Christian Andersen's dark fairy tale "The Red Shoes" for the Gate stage Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie 

Wednesday 22nd November

"Politics and Playwriting", a lecture by Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy explains his chosen subject for the 4th Annual Maria Helena Kopschitz lecture at UCD next week - "Politics and Playwriting"

Monday 20th November

"Fighter", a show by Mannix Flynn at the Festival of Politics

Mannix Flynn chats about his show "Fighter" - dealing with the wreckage and havoc of war as told by a combatant; it is part of the Festival of Politics which ...

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