Monday 18th April

"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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Tuesday 12th April

David Grindley, director of "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf"

David Grindley who is directing the Gate Theatre production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” with Denis Conway as George and Fiona Bell as Martha

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Monday 11th April

Review: "The Blue Boy" by Brokentalkers Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews "The Blue Boy" by Brokentalkers Theatre at the Project Arts Centre (which takes as its subject the experience of Irish children in industrial schools)

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Friday 8th April

Samuel Beckett's "Cascando" by Pan Pan Theatre

Gavin Quinn, artistic director of Pan Pan Theatre and sound designer Jimmy Eadie explain their production of Samuel Beckett’s 1963 radio play “Cascando”, which they describe as an immersive theatrical experience rather than being a traditional ‘play’ format

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Wednesday 6th April

2016 programme for ANU Productions

Louise Lowe, director of ANU Productions and actress Una Kavanagh explain the theatre company’s 2016 programme - ANU Triptych

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Tuesday 5th April

"Embodied", female dancers responding to 1916

Liz Roche explains the idea behind "Embodied", where 6 female choreographers were commissioned by the GPO to design dance pieces responding to the 1916 Rising/the Proclamation 

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Monday 4th April

Denise Gough wins at Olivier Awards 2016

Irish actress Denise Gough who won Best Actress at last night’s Olivier Awards in London for her role as Emma in “People, Places and Things” at the National Theatre

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