Theatre

Thursday 4th June

iGirl

July's Clonmel Junction Festival is going mainly online this year, one of the events planned was a concert of the music of Roger Doyle , with the premiere of Oedipus ...

Midsummer Moments

Cork Midsummer Festival has reimagined it's programme with Midsummer Moments online. Composer Tom Lane tells us about two different audio walks that will guide you around Cork city. The audio ...

Tuesday 2nd June

Carlow Arts Festival

Tom Swift on the new Micro Opera, Exotic V Baskin based on Tiger King. It is a darkly funny musical duel between zookeeper Joe Exotic and his arch-nemesis Carole Baskin. ...

Monday 25th May

InterAction Galway 2020 & Galway Theatre Festival

Galway is the European Capital of Culture and at this time of year Galway is usually host to the Galway Theatre Festival. It has gone online, with an innovative project ...

Wednesday 13th May

New Speak Reimagined

Belfast's Lyric Theatre is a mainstay in Northern Ireland's theatre scene since 1951. New Speak Reimagined is an initiative which has transported productions from the stage to YouTube. Jimmy Fay, ...

Wednesday 6th May

Tiny Plays

Can you write a play in 600 words? Fishamble Theatre Company has issued a Tiny Play challenge. Jim Culleton of Fishamble Theatre Company explains the process to Seán.

Tuesday 28th April

Dear Ireland - Emmet Kirwan

The Abbey Theatre's creative initiative during this time of Covid-19 and the project is live on the Abbey's Youtube channel from April 28. Here's one of the 50 monologs - ...

Tell Me a Story - Eddie Lenihan

The great Irish storyteller Eddie Lenihan shares some of his stories with Seán. Eddie continues this tradition with his podcast Tell me a Story which is available online.

Monday 20th April

Cúirt Literature Festival

Cúirt Literature Festival is on April 23-25. While the event goes digital for the first time this year. Special guests include Anne Enright, Eimear McBridge, Sara Baume and Sinéad Gleeson. ...

Wednesday 15th April

Abbey Theatre - Dear Ireland

Today the Abbey Theatre announced its latest and newly commissioned digital offering, Dear Ireland. The Abbey has commissioned 50 writers to compose an individual piece for one performer each. Frank ...

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