Theatre

Monday 21st August

Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - "Why Won't You Have Sex With Me?" by Louise Bruton

Playwright, journalist and disability activist Louise Bruton chats about her play "Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me" which is running at the Dublin Fringe Festival; festival director Kris Nelson ...

Friday 18th August

"The Kill God", a new play by Eoghan Rua Finn

Laura Way (director) and Eoghan Rua Finn (writer) talk about their new play "The Kill God", set in a post-religious dystopian world where heathens hunt out the remaining believers; it ...

Tuesday 1st August

Irish comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017

Chris O Neill, comedian and comedy promoter with a guide to the Irish comedians who are heading to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival which begins this weekend Full details: ...

Monday 31st July

The archives of Rough Magic

Lynne Parker of Rough Magic theatre explains why they have donated their 33 year theatrical archive to the Berkeley Library at Trinity College Official website:   http://roughmagic.ie 

Wednesday 26th July

"Nora", a play by Belinda McKeon in collaboration with Annie Ryan

Belinda McKeon talks about her play "Nora"  (an adaptation of Ibsen's A Doll's House) on which she collaborated with Annie Ryan of Corn Exchange; it will be staged as part ...

Tuesday 25th July

Programme for the Dublin Theatre Festival 2017

Willie White, artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival with a preview of what's in store in this year's festival Full details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com   

Monday 24th July

"Jimmy's Hall", a theatrical production by the Abbey Theatre

Lorcan Clancy reports from the Leitrim premiere of "Jimmy's Hall", a theatrical production by the Abbey Theatre based on the story of Jimmy Gralton, the Leitrim socialist who became the only ...

Friday 21st July

"Aon" by Ériu Dance Company, a new show by Breandán de Gallaí

Breandán de Gallaí, former principal dancer with Riverdance, talks about his new show "Aon" exploring the world of internet dating and smart phones; it runs next week at the Firkin ...

Thursday 20th July

Review: "Pumpgirl" by Decadent Theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews "Pumpgirl" by Decadent Theatre Company at the Galway International Arts Festival Full details:   www.giaf.ie 

Wednesday 19th July

Review: "Tristan & Yseult" by Kneehigh theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews "Tristan & Yseult" by Kneehigh theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival Full details:   www.giaf.ie

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