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 ...


Embargo is a new play by writer Deirdre Kinahan. During the War of Independence dockers and railwaymen refused to transport any armed troops, or to handle any weapons arriving from ...

Thursday 3rd September

Pan Pan Theatre in Galway

Pan Pan theatre company brings one of Samuel Beckett's radio plays, Cascando, onto the pavements. The general public will see a kind of pilgrimage - the audience dressed in cloaks, ...

Wednesday 2nd September


DruidGregory is an evening of six one-act plays by Lady Gregory - in a month-long tour of county Galway that begins at Gregory's home, Coole Park. Marie Mullen who plays ...

Friday 28th August

Galway Arts Festival

Enda Walsh and Paul Fahy discuss their Immersive Theatre Installation that will be seen at the Galway Arts Festival 2020.

Wednesday 26th August

Twenty Fifty

Twenty Fifty is an interactive, improvised, socially distant performance in which an actor, and a different guest performer each night play a game that provokes questions about climate resilience and ...

Tuesday 25th August

Dancing at Lughnasa

Director, Patrick Mason and actor, Bríd Brennan talk to Seán Rocks about Brian Friel's most successful play, Dancing at Lughnasa, 30 years on since the curtain first went up at ...

Wednesday 19th August


Transmission is a new play written by, and starring, Caitríona Ní Mhurchúr. Jobs matter, occupations matter and that of lighthouse keeper, the job her late granddad did in Howth. The ...



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