Theatre

Thursday 14th July

Reviews: "Waiting for Godot" by Druid and "Song From Far Away" by Simon Stephens

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival – “Waiting For Godot” by Druid Theatre and “Song From Far Away” written by Simon Stephens and directed by Ivo ...

Wednesday 13th July

"Billy Elliot: The Musical" comes to Ireland

Jon Finn, producer of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” which opens at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre later this month Further details:  http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to Kris Nelson, director of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival about what we can expect to see in this year’s Festival  Full details:  www.fringefest.com 

"Death At Intervals" adapted for the stage by Kellie Hughes

Theatre director Kellie Hughes talks about adapting the José Saramago novel “Death At Intervals” for the stage with Olwen Fouéré and Raymond Scannell and running at the Galway International Arts ...

Tuesday 12th July

Reviews: "Arlington: A Love Story" and "Rooms" by Enda Walsh

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival - “Arlington: A Love Story” and “Rooms” by Enda Walsh Full details:  www.giaf.ie 

Thursday 7th July

Programme for Autumn/Winter 2016 at the Abbey Theatre

Lian Bell (set designer and originator of the Waking The Feminists campaign) reacts to the announcement of the Autumn/Winter 2016 programme at the Abbey Theatre

Wednesday 29th June

Review: "The Wake" at the Abbey Theatre

Sophie Gorman reviews “The Wake” by Tom Murphy at the Abbey Theatre Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

Thursday 23rd June

"Tender Napalm" by Philip Ridley

Stephen Tadgh and Sarah Finlay chat about “Tender Napalm” by Philip Ridley opening next week at Smock Alley (a 2-man play about the fight to have the last word, grief and assigning ...

Friday 17th June

Comedy masterclass by Steve Kaplan

American screenwriting lecturer Steve Kaplan who is coming to Galway to give a 2-day masterclass in comedy writing “Steve Kaplan’s Comedy Intensive” Full details:  www.greasannamean.ie/kaplan  

Wednesday 15th June

Shazia Mirza bringing her show to Ireland

British Asian comedian Shazia Mirza who is bringing her show “The Kardashians Made Me Do It” to the Dalkey Book Festival and Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny Full details:  www.dalkeybookfestival.org  ...

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