Theatre

Tuesday 6th October

Happy Days

Samuel Beckett's play Happy Days has been named as one of the 40 best plays of all time. Sligo's Blue Raincoat Theatre Company celebrate their 30th year. Actors Sandra O'Malley ...

Wednesday 30th September

The Abbey at IMMA

Kay Sheehy reports from the Irish Museum of Modern Art. The Abbey's production of The Great Hunger is there from October 1st to 10th as part of this Year's Dublin ...

Wednesday 23rd September

Dublin Theatre Festival

Artistic director Willie White discusses the latest level 3 restrictions in place. Last week, we devoted our show to the 2020 Dublin Theatre Festival, talking to writers and directors including ...

Tuesday 22nd September

John Scott Dance

Irish contemporary dance stalwart John Scott is about to debut new work responding to the pandemic. Dancing Inside and Outside is a new suite of dances that will be live ...

Monday 21st September

Óró

Liam Ó Maonlaí and Diarmuid de Faoite discuss Óró, a new production in An Cheathrú Rua in the Connemara Gaeltacht. For a limited run . A limited run until 26th ...

Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival

Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks Festival begins October 18th. A play on the life of Sister Catherine Black, a Ramelton nurse who went on to care for the King of ...

Friday 18th September

Faith Healer

Journalist Sophie Gorman reviews Brian Friel's masterpiece 'Faith Healer', virtual live theatre in the West End from the Old Vic.

Wednesday 16th September

To be a Machine

Mark O'Connell's 2017 Rooney Prize winning work of non-fiction, To Be A Machine is now a part of the 2020 Dublin Theatre Festival. Dead Centre is collaborating with Mark to ...

Theatre for One

A series of plays entitled Theatre for One to be staged in the foyer of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, in a small performance booth, where one audience member at ...

The Party to End All Parties

Artistic director and founder of Anu, Louise Lowe discusses The Party to End All Parties. On the night that Ireland became a Republic in 1949, a nation was ready for ...

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