Tuesday 17th May

Review: "The Birthday Party" by Harold Pinter

Sophie Gorman reviews the London Classic Theatre production of  “The Birthday Party” by Harold Pinter currently running at the Everyman Theatre Cork

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Thursday 12th May

Review: "Othello" at the Abbey

Sophie Gorman reviews “Othello” at the Abbey Theatre

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Wednesday 11th May

“Natural History of Hope”,  by artist Fiona Whelan and the Rialto Youth Project

Abie Philbin Bowman was at rehearsals at the Project Arts Centre for “Natural History of Hope”,  a live performance by artist Fiona Whelan and the women of the Rialto Youth Project; an unflinching exploration of gender and class inequality and the complexity of women’s lives told through real life stories of oppression, resilience, solidarity and hope

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Monday 9th May

"Driving Miss Daisy" at the Gaiety Theatre

John P Kelly, director of “Driving Miss Daisy” at the Gaiety Theatre

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Thursday 5th May

Review: “Inhabitance” by Peter Dunne at Project Arts Centre

Sophie Gorman reviews “Inhabitance” by Peter Dunne, produced by Glass Doll Productions at the Project Arts Centre; a woman whose daughter disappears turns to the world of reality television to find her

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Wednesday 4th May

Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives” - Irish popular culture and 1916

Dr Susanne Colleary, theatre academic and one of the creators of “Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives”, a new cinematic installation in public libraries showing how Irish popular culture reflected the political and revolutionary tensions of 1916 as seen through the eyes of fictitious music hall performer Kitty Kelly

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Wednesday 27th April

Mark O'Rowe directs "Metamorphoses" at Drogheda Arts Festival

Mark O’Rowe who is directing a rehearsed reading of 5 tales from one of the world's oldest and longest poems – “Metamorphoses” by Ovid – at this year’s Drogheda Arts Festival

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Monday 25th April

"Big" at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to Michael Rose, producer of the stage adaptation of the Tom Hanks film “Big” which is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

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Tuesday 19th April

"Testimonies" by Paul Kennedy and Mary Moynihan

Mary Moynihan of Smashing Times Theatre talks about “Testimonies”, which she co-wrote with Paul Kennedy; it features monologues adapted from experiences of those who have lost loved ones to suicide and those who have been through a mental health crisis

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Monday 18th April

"Northern Star" by Stewart Parker, produced by Rough Magic Theatre

Lynn Parker, director of Rough Magic theatre company talks about their latest production – “Northern Star” by Stewart Parker, set in Belfast in the 18th Century it’s the story of the last days in the life of the political rebel Henry Joy McCracken

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