performance artist Veronica Dyas talks about what influenced her latest show 'Here and Now' at the Project Arts Centre which focuses on notions of home and the Irish attitude to housing, giving away all her possessions and walking the Camino
choreographer/dancer Lucy Suggate reports on ‘Mind In The Flesh: Female Bodies in Contemporary Performance’, a 3-day dance symposium on what it means to be a female artist today, presented by Dance Limerick
Evelyn O’Rourke reports on ‘The Second Coming’, a theatrical imagining of the second coming of WB Yeats. It is directed by Mikel Murfi and featuring the Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company at the Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo
Pat McGrath, playwright talks about his play “Small Plastic Wars”, a one-man show about an obsession with model-making. It opens at the New Theatre in Dublin and then tours the country for the month of May as part of this year’s Bealtaine Festival
Imagine the story of the 1916 Rising told in a way you’ve never heard before, through music, song and dance by two characters with two radically different points of view. The play ‘The Rising: And By Way Of Interludes World War 1’ does just that. Rachel Breslin went along to rehearsals at a busy city centre venue, The Powerscourt Theatre.
‘The Rising: And By Way Of Interludes World War 1’ is currently on tour. It plays this evening at The Theatre Royal in Waterford, in An Grianán Theatre in Letterkenny on February 27th, The Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge on March 22nd and Powerscourt Theatre in Dublin from Match 11th – 21st. For more details go to http://www.powerscourttheatre.com/.
The 17th Annual Irish Times Theatre Awards took place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin.
With three judges seeing upwards of 150 productions between them, the competition was fierce this year…and Sophie Gorman was there in the audience. Joining the conversation by phone is Tom Vaughan Lawlor who won the Best Actor award.
The awards will be featured on RTE 1 at 8.30pm on Friday, February 28, as part of The Works. More information can be found at www.irishtimes.com