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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"Score" by Breach & Quinn

Breach & Quinn theatre company actors/writers Alan Howley and Jack Cawley talk about their play “Score”, about a fictional band who make a short film called The Score which becomes a cult hit 25 years on

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Thursday 14th April

Review: “Gordon Osram’s Funeral” by Accidental Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews Accidental Theatre’s current production “Gordon Osram’s Funeral”, about two performance artists who are thrown into a cell after disrupting a rival’s final performance

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Wednesday 13th April

"Signatories", a collaborative project honouring the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation

Frank McGuinness and Marina Carr (both formerly of UCD) are two of the 8 collaborators on a series of monologues in honour of the men who signed the 1916 Proclamation; “Signatories” will be performed at Kilmainham Gaol before touring

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"Ultima Thule" by Catherine Young Dance

Catherine Young explains “Ultima Thule”, the latest production by Catherine Young Dance which is inspired by the writings of Carl Jung

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