Theatre

Wednesday 11th April

"Assassins" at the Gate Theatre

Kay Sheehy spoke to director Selina Cartmell, actor Dan Gordon and musical director Cathal Synott at rehearsals for their production of the musical "Assassins" by Stephen Sondheim, which opens at ...

Monday 2nd April

Celebrating Tom Murphy

Another chance to hear a special programme live from the Abbey Theatre on the 1st of February to celebrate the work of playwright Tom Murphy, in the company of Garry ...

Wednesday 21st March

Review: "Grief Is The Thing With Feathers", a play by Enda Walsh

Sophie Gorman reviews "Grief Is The Thing With Feathers", the latest collaboration between playwright Enda Walsh and actor Cillian Murphy Further details:   www.giaf.ie

Friday 16th March

"The Waste Land", a theatrical production directed by Adrian Dunbar

Adrian Dunbar talks about directing a theatrical production of the TS Eliot poem "The Waste Land", with a specially commissioned music score, at the Pavilion Theatre Dun Laoghaire on Saturday ...

Thursday 15th March

"Daddy Long Legs:The Musical" at Smock Alley

Róisín Sullivan and Mark O'Looney chat about their production of the musical "Daddy Long Legs" (originally a 1912 novel by Jean Webster but since a musical on film and stage); it ...

Friday 9th March

"Diary Of A Martian Beekeeper", a play by Niamh Shaw

Dr Niamh Shaw talks about her play "Diary Of A Martian Beekeeper", based on her experience working on a space mission exploring ways of producing food on Mars; it opens ...

Thursday 8th March

Statement from the Board of the Gate into allegations of misconduct at the theatre

Sinead Mooney with a guide to the contents of the amended review from the Board of the Gate Theatre (about allegations of inappropriate behaviour made against Michael Colgan) which was published today ...

"Money", a play by Peter Daly

Peter Daly used the 10th anniversary of the bank bailout for his play "Money", one of the productions for the 'Where We Live' event from This Is Pop Baby at ...

Wednesday 7th March

Review: "Hedda Gabler" at the Gaiety Theatre

Kay Sheehy reviews "Hedda Gabler" at the Gaiety Theatre, a production from the UK’s National Theatre directed by Ivo Van Hove and adapted by Patrick Marber Full details:   www.gaietytheatre.ie 

Late At The Gate, a new initiative at the Gate Theatre

Actor/writer Emmet Kirwan who was asked to respond to ‘Look Back In Anger’ by John Osborne in a new series of performances called Late at the Gate  Further details:   www.gatetheatre.ie

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