The full line-up for Electric Picnic is below. Happy planning picnicers
Brian Friel’s 1990 play about five sisters in 1930s Donegal is finally being directed by a woman, Annabelle Comyn, and she intends to expose its hidden darkness
Annabelle Comyn’s respectful and inquisitive revival is engaged with nostalgia, particularly the pain at the root of that word
Carmel Winters’ new play might make us look differently at the 50 million people now forcibly displaced by conflict or disaster
Smock Alley’s production treats the play as a performance vehicle and loses the nuance
This trip to Leenane can’t quite sustain the pace
Malachy McKenna’s new play is alert to a powerful impotency as two men go gently into that good night
Marina Carr’s bitter stretch of the Irish midlands is a sunken place full of ghosts and vengeance – will anyone make it out alive?
There’s a terrifying rage in her play ‘By the Bog of Cats’, which is reopening at the Abbey Theatre – and it’s an anger as old as the Greeks
He has been played as Saddam Hussein and a psychotic Tony Blair, but a Chinese version plays up the duality of the character
Le Pré aux Clercs, a public garden in Paris where countless duels were fought in the 16th century, gives its name to one of the most popular operas in French history. A revival is bound for Wexford
As always, the shows being staged encompass the weird, the wonderful and the wacky
Every year, a gang of homegrown gag-meisters take their shows to the world’s biggest arts festival in Edinburgh. Here are some quips from this year's crop
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