Theatre

Wednesday 13th July

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to Kris Nelson, director of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival about what we can expect to see in this year’s Festival  Full details:  www.fringefest.com 

Tuesday 12th July

Reviews: "Arlington: A Love Story" and "Rooms" by Enda Walsh

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival - “Arlington: A Love Story” and “Rooms” by Enda Walsh Full details:  www.giaf.ie 

Thursday 7th July

Programme for Autumn/Winter 2016 at the Abbey Theatre

Lian Bell (set designer and originator of the Waking The Feminists campaign) reacts to the announcement of the Autumn/Winter 2016 programme at the Abbey Theatre

Wednesday 29th June

Review: "The Wake" at the Abbey Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews “The Wake” by Tom Murphy at the Abbey Theatre Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

Thursday 23rd June

"Tender Napalm" by Philip Ridley

Stephen Tadgh and Sarah Finlay chat about “Tender Napalm” by Philip Ridley opening next week at Smock Alley (a 2-man play about the fight to have the last word, grief and assigning ...

Friday 17th June

Comedy masterclass by Steve Kaplan

American screenwriting lecturer Steve Kaplan who is coming to Galway to give a 2-day masterclass in comedy writing “Steve Kaplan’s Comedy Intensive” Full details:  www.greasannamean.ie/kaplan  

Wednesday 15th June

Shazia Mirza bringing her show to Ireland

British Asian comedian Shazia Mirza who is bringing her show “The Kardashians Made Me Do It” to the Dalkey Book Festival and Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny Full details:  www.dalkeybookfestival.org  ...

Friday 10th June

Review: "Town Is Dead" at the Peacock

Sophie Gorman reviews the play “Town Is Dead” by Phillip McMahon and Raymond Scannell, now running at the Peacock stage at the Abbey Further details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie  

Wednesday 8th June

"Smiley", a new play by Gary Mitchell

Gary Mitchell talks about his latest play “Smiley”, a crime caper about a group of Belfast misfits who decide to form a 5-a-side team and try to win a lucrative ...

Monday 6th June

“God Bless The Child: First Confessions Are The Hardest”, directed by Patrick Talbot

Patrick Talbot who has adapted and is directing a nationwide tour of “God Bless The Child: First Confessions Are The Hardest”, a stage play based on the childhood stories of ...

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