Theatre

Tuesday 28th November

A new touring production of "The Good Father" by Christian O'Reilly

Aonghus Óg McAnally chats about directing the Christian O'Reilly play "The Good Father", going on nationwide tour to mark its 15th anniversary Full details:   www.riseproductions.ie 

Friday 24th November

Review: "Let The Right One In" at the Abbey Theatre

Harvey O'Brien reviews "Let The Right One In", the stage adaptation of the Swedish vampire film which is currently running at the Abbey Theatre Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie

Thursday 23rd November

Nancy Harris adapts "The Red Shoes" for the stage

Nancy Harris chats about adapting Hans Christian Andersen's dark fairy tale "The Red Shoes" for the Gate stage Full details:   www.gatetheatre.ie 

Wednesday 22nd November

"Politics and Playwriting", a lecture by Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy explains his chosen subject for the 4th Annual Maria Helena Kopschitz lecture at UCD next week - "Politics and Playwriting"

Monday 20th November

"Fighter", a show by Mannix Flynn at the Festival of Politics

Mannix Flynn chats about his show "Fighter" - dealing with the wreckage and havoc of war as told by a combatant; it is part of the Festival of Politics which ...

Thursday 16th November

"Body Language" by CoisCéim Dance Theatre and the RHA Gallery

Kay Sheehy reports on "Body Language", a multi-media exploration of ways of telling your life story non-verbally; it is a collaboration between CoisCéim Dance Theatre and the RHA Gallery Full ...

Friday 10th November

Billy Boyle, star of "Follies"

Irish actor Billy Boyle (who has had a 40 year career on stage and film) stars in Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" which will be broadcast live into Irish cinemas in the ...

Tuesday 7th November

The history of the musical "Cabaret"

Kay Sheehy on the history of the musical "Cabaret" which is coming to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre later this month Full details:  www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

Monday 6th November

"Fire Below (A War of Words)" by Owen McCafferty and Jimmy Fay

Playwright Owen McCafferty and theatre director Jimmy Fay chat about their play "Fire Below (A War of Words)", set in contemporary Belfast it tackles issues such as bonfires, agreements, the role ...

"Boom?", a play by Isobel Mahon

Isobel Mahon chats about her play "Boom?", a satire about the madness of the Celtic Tiger years in Ireland

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