Theatre

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 ...

Tuesday 14th March

Beckett Friel Pinter Festival at the Gate Theatre

Mark O'Rowe who is directing "Afterplay" by Brian Friel as part of the Beckett Friel Pinter festival at the Gate Theatre, which Michael Colgan programmed to mark the end of ...

Monday 13th March

"I Hear You And Rejoice", written and performed by Mikel Murfi

Actor/writer/director Mikel Murfi chats about his new one-man show "I Hear You And Rejoice", a sequel to the story of cobbler Pat Farnon and his new wife Kitsy from "The ...

Friday 10th March

"Dave At Large", a play by Brian McAvera

Brian McAvera chats about his play “Dave At Large”, celebrating the work of the controversial and ground-breaking Irish comedian Dave Allen Further details:   www.culturehead.com 

Tuesday 7th March

"Jack", a play by Declan Hassett

Declan Hassett talks about his play “Jack”, the life story of Cork man, GAA superstar and former Taoiseach Jack Lynch Further details:   www.everymancork.com/2017/03/jack

Tuesday 21st February

Bray Comedy Festival 2017

Adam Burke, founder of the Bray Comedy Festival, explains who'll be on the bill for this year's festival Full details:   www.braycomedyfest.ie 

Friday 17th February

Dublin's Culture Connects brings stories of Cabra and Finglas to the stage

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on a new work by Dermot Bolger, in collaboration with the Abbey Theatre, Dublin's Culture Connects and the communities of Cabra and Finglas to bring local ...

Tuesday 7th February

Review: "The Successful TD" by John B Keane, starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy

David Keane reviews the stage production of "The Successful TD" by John B Keane, starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy and currently running at the Gaiety Theatre  Further details:   www.gaietytheatre.ie ...

Friday 3rd February

"Drinking in America", a series of monologues performed by Liam O'Brien and Steve Ryan

Actor Liam O’Brien and musician Steve Ryan chat and perform from the 1-man show “Drinking in America” - a series of dramatic monologues which takes the audience on a trip through the male psyche ...

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