Theatre

Thursday 27th October

"Nightmare Plants" by Michelle McMahon

Writer/director Michelle McMahon explains her show “Nightmare Plants” at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland for the Bram Stoker Festival this weekend Full details:   www.bramstokerfestival.com 

Wednesday 26th October

Macnas celebrate their 30th anniversary

Noeline Kavanagh, artistic director of street theatre troupe Macnas who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year Official website:   http://macnas.com 

Monday 17th October

"Alice In Wonderland" adapted for Blue Raincoat

Writer/dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke who has adapted Lewis Carroll’s “Alice In Wonderland” for the 25th anniversary of the Blue Raincoat theatre company Full details:   www.blueraincoat.com 

Thursday 13th October

Review: "Donegal" by Frank McGuinness

Sophie Gorman reviews the new musical play "Donegal" by Frank McGuinness  Further details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

Wednesday 12th October

"Every Brilliant Thing" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

comedian Jonny Donahoe explains why Ice-cream, water fights and laughing so hard that you blow milk out your nose are just some of the things worth living for, which inspired his play ...

Tuesday 11th October

Valda Setterfield, star of "King Lear" by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Acclaimed post-modern dancer and actress Valda Setterfield, who is in Ireland to reprise her role of King Lear in Irish Modern Dance Theatre’s production "Lear" Further details:   www.irishmoderndancetheatre.com  

Friday 7th October

Review: "The Seagull" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews Anton Chekhov’s "The Seagull", adapted by Michael West and directed by Annie Ryan of Corn Exchange; it is showing as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival  Full details: ...

Thursday 6th October

Review: "The Circus Animals' Desertion" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews "The Circus Animals' Desertion" by Brokentalkers Theatre, who use the work of WB Yeats to look at the state of the world in 2016 through music, dance and theatre ...

Monday 3rd October

Reviews: "These Rooms" and "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews "These Rooms" by Coiscéim + Anu Productions and Michael Keegan Dolan’s  "Swan Lake/Loch na hEala" Full details:   https://dublintheatrefestival.com 

Friday 30th September

Review - "ZVIZDAL (Chernobyl - so far, so close)" at Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Sophie Gorman reviews "ZVIZDAL (Chernobyl - so far, so close)" at the Dublin Theatre Festival, about the real-life elderly couple Pétro and Nadia who refused to leave their village during the evacuation ...

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