Theatre

Friday 31st March

"The Passion Project" by Brokentalkers

Sorcha Kenny reports from rehearsals for “The Passion Project” by Brokentalkers theatre, which is set on the streets of Ballyfermot and Cherry Orchard and is a reimagining of the Passion ...

Friday 24th March

Review: "The Effect" by Rough Magic Theatre at the Project Arts Centre

David Keane reviews "The Effect" by Lucy Prebble at the Project Arts Centre, a Rough Magic Theatre production about two people taking part in a clinical trial for an antidepressant ...

Tuesday 21st March

"The Curse Of The Button Accordian" by Sharon Mannion

Actress/comedian Sharon Mannion chats about her 1-woman show "The Curse Of The Button Accordian", a semi-autobiographical tale of a young girl from Roscommon plagued by anxiety and a musical instrument ...

Wednesday 15th March

Review: "George Bush and Children" by Dick Walsh and Pan Pan Theatre

Susanne Colleary reviews "George Bush and Children" at the Project Arts Centre, written and directed by Dick Walsh and Gavin Quinn for Pan Pan Theatre, an experimental piece of verbatim theatre which ...

Tuesday 14th March

Beckett Friel Pinter Festival at the Gate Theatre

Mark O'Rowe who is directing "Afterplay" by Brian Friel as part of the Beckett Friel Pinter festival at the Gate Theatre, which Michael Colgan programmed to mark the end of ...

Monday 13th March

"I Hear You And Rejoice", written and performed by Mikel Murfi

Actor/writer/director Mikel Murfi chats about his new one-man show "I Hear You And Rejoice", a sequel to the story of cobbler Pat Farnon and his new wife Kitsy from "The ...

Friday 10th March

"Dave At Large", a play by Brian McAvera

Brian McAvera chats about his play “Dave At Large”, celebrating the work of the controversial and ground-breaking Irish comedian Dave Allen Further details:   www.culturehead.com 

Tuesday 7th March

"Jack", a play by Declan Hassett

Declan Hassett talks about his play “Jack”, the life story of Cork man, GAA superstar and former Taoiseach Jack Lynch Further details:   www.everymancork.com/2017/03/jack

Tuesday 21st February

Bray Comedy Festival 2017

Adam Burke, founder of the Bray Comedy Festival, explains who'll be on the bill for this year's festival Full details:   www.braycomedyfest.ie 

Friday 17th February

Dublin's Culture Connects brings stories of Cabra and Finglas to the stage

Abie Philbin Bowman reports on a new work by Dermot Bolger, in collaboration with the Abbey Theatre, Dublin's Culture Connects and the communities of Cabra and Finglas to bring local ...

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