Arena Wednesday 16 September 2020

On Tuesday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, the Grammy award-winning producer Steve Lilywhite on U2's debut album 'Boy' 40 years on, Irish soprano, Claudia Boyle recommends where to begin with  Anna Moffo, the legendary American soprano and ahead of the International Literary Festival Dublin, a look at the work of Tim Robinson who sadly passed away earlier this year. 

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To be a Machine

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 produce a live-streamed stage show. To Be A Machine (Version 1.0) starring Jack Gleeson from the Project Arts Centre from October 1st.

Theatre for One

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 a time will enjoy a performance by one actor. Playwright Marina Carr and actor Emmet Kirwan discuss Theatre foe One with Seán Rocks. Visit dublintheatrefestival.ie

The Party to End All Parties

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 a momentous change. O'Connell Bridge, the epicentre of many such tides, has been the place to gather, to protest and to dream of the future. Further details at dublintheatrefestival.ie

Embargo

Embargo

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 Britain. Further details at dublintheatrefestival.ie

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