Theatre

Wednesday 15th January

The Sound of Music

A new touring production of "The Sound of Music" opened at Dublin's Bord Gais Energy Theatre last night and Bill Whelan was there to review for RTÉ Arena.

Tuesday 14th January

Irish Youth Musical Theatre

Séimí Campbell, Artistic Director of Irish Youth Musical Theatre joined Seán for a chat. The IYMT launched on January 14th. It is run in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy ...

Tuesday 10th December

Writer and Playwright Jimmy Murphy

Today Irish theatre professionals and stage writers have expressed discontent with the 2020 Abbey Theatre programme. Irish writer and playwright Jimmy Murphy discusses with Seán.

Tuesday 3rd December

Collapsing Horse

The award winning Collapsing Horse theatre company, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings comes to the Abbey's Peacock Stage. This follows a sell out run at the Fringe Festival. ...

Thursday 28th November

Abbey Theatre review - "Drama at Inish"

Helen Meany reviews The Abbey Theatre production of "Drama at Inish", Lennox Robinson’s 1933 farce.  Along with a preview of The Abbey's 2020 programme released today. 

Monday 25th November

What would the River Liffey sound like?

Have you ever wondered what the River Liffey sounds like? 'Dirty Water' is a unique sound composition vocalising the River Liffey performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra at Liberty Hall ...

A Christmas Carol - Owen Roe

Ebenezer Scrooge aka the superb Owen Roe discusses the relevance of 'A Christmas Carol' today. Jack Thorne's version of the timeless Christmas tale runs at the Gate Theatre until January. ...

Wednesday 20th November

Rosaleen Linehan does Beckett in "Endgame"

Director, Gavin Quinn and Rosaleen Linehan join Seán for a chat. Pan Pan present Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" at Project Art's Centre in Dublin from this Saturday.

Monday 11th November

Divine Madness

Mairéad Buicke and John Scott, director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, discussing "Divine Madness", a mixture of dance and opera. It debuts at the Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, 13 ...

Thursday 31st October

Tom MacIntyre RIP

Marina Carr pays tribute to the poet/playwright/writer Tom MacIntyre whose death was announced earlier today

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