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    "Dublin Oldschool" by Emmet Kirwan

    Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson explain their play “Dublin Oldschool”, a trip through the streets of Dublin by a spaced-out wannabe DJ when he meets his homeless drug-addicted brother

    Further details:  http://projectartscentre.ie  

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    Musical version of "The Playboy Of The Western World"

    A new musical version of “The Playboy Of The Western World” specially written for RTÉ Radio is explained by actress Aoibhinn McGinnity and Musical Director Justin McCarthy

    Programme will be broadcast Sunday 20th December at 8pm on RTÉ Radio 1

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    Comedy at Christmas

    Abie Philbin Bowman with a round-up of the comedy shows in Ireland over the Christmas season – Jimmy Carr, Oliver Callan, Josh Widdecombe, Jason Byrne, Foil Arms & Hogg, Karl Spain, Michael Mee, Damo Clark, David O'Doherty

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    "Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

    Brian Byrne chats about his musical play “Asa, A Christmas Story” co-written with writer Kasey Jones and featuring a lonely seven year old boy who gets only a pencil for Christmas which he uses to draw himself into fantastical situations

    Full details:  www.asachristmasstory.com 

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    New opera "The Dead"

    Composer Ellen Cranitch with director Jo Mangan chat about their operatic interpretation of the James Joyce short story “The Dead”

    Further details:   www.theperformancecorporation.com  and  http://projectartscentre.ie  

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    "Snake Eaters" by Stewart Roche

    Stewart Roche talks about his latest play “Snake Eaters”, about a US Marine returning to Nebraska from a disastrous tour of Afghanistan and struggling to adjust to civilian life; it's running at the New Theatre in Dublin

    Further details:  www.thenewtheatre.com    

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    Research project on women playwrights in the Abbey Theatre

    Dr Una Kealy, lecturer in English and Theatre studies at Waterford Institute of Technology explains their research project “Performing the Region: Performing Women” which looks at Irish women playwrights at The Abbey Theatre in the 20th century

    For further information on this subject you can email:   theatre@wit.ie 

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    Rough Magic Theatre's 'Seeds' programme

    Artistic director of Rough Magic Theatre Lynne Parker and students Zoe Ní Riordáin (director) and Danny Forde (sound designer) explain the Rough Magic ‘Seeds’ initiative which every two years selects 5 emerging theatre-makers for its artistic and professional mentoring programme

    Full details:  www.roughmagic.ie/artist-development/seeds  and    http://projectartscentre.ie    

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