Tuesday 9th May

Mary Nunan, dancer in residence at Bealtaine 2017

Mary Nunan, dancer in residence at this year’s Bealtaine Festival explains the three strands of her performance and the events celebrating activism in the arts Full details:

Friday 5th May

"Private Peaceful", adapted and directed for the stage by Simon Reade

Theatre director Simon Reade adapted the Michael Morpurgo World War I story "Private Peaceful" for the stage; it is on nationwide Irish tour this month Full details:

Thursday 4th May

"Radamisto", an opera directed by Wayne Jordan

Theatre director Wayne Jordan talks about directing his first opera, Handel's "Radamisto" about a king who falls in love with his sister-in-law and declares war on the neighbouring kingdom Full ...

Friday 21st April

"Hamlet: Globe to Globe" by Dominic Dromgoole

British theatre director Dominic Dromgoole chats about his book "Hamlet: Globe To Globe", charting his journey to perform Hamlet in 200 countries around the world within 2 years (published by ...

Wednesday 19th April

"The Flood", a multi-sensory play in the dark devised by Ciarán Taylor

Ciarán Taylor, artistic director of Carpet Theatre explains "The Flood", the multi-sensory play in the dark from Carpet Theatre which he developed to allow those with sensory disabilities to enjoy theatre Further ...

Monday 10th April

"Levin & Levin" by Aideen Wylde at the Everyman Theatre

Aideen Wylde talks about her play "Levin & Levin", about two girls who escape the Russian pogroms of the early 1900's and become vaudeville stars as male impersonators  Further details: ...

Friday 31st March

"The Passion Project" by Brokentalkers

Sorcha Kenny reports from rehearsals for “The Passion Project” by Brokentalkers theatre, which is set on the streets of Ballyfermot and Cherry Orchard and is a reimagining of the Passion ...

Friday 24th March

Review: "The Effect" by Rough Magic Theatre at the Project Arts Centre

David Keane reviews "The Effect" by Lucy Prebble at the Project Arts Centre, a Rough Magic Theatre production about two people taking part in a clinical trial for an antidepressant ...

Tuesday 21st March

"The Curse Of The Button Accordian" by Sharon Mannion

Actress/comedian Sharon Mannion chats about her 1-woman show "The Curse Of The Button Accordian", a semi-autobiographical tale of a young girl from Roscommon plagued by anxiety and a musical instrument ...

Wednesday 15th March

Review: "George Bush and Children" by Dick Walsh and Pan Pan Theatre

Susanne Colleary reviews "George Bush and Children" at the Project Arts Centre, written and directed by Dick Walsh and Gavin Quinn for Pan Pan Theatre, an experimental piece of verbatim theatre which ...



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