In September 15-year-old Gearóid Solan will join the Royal Ballet in London. He’s the first Irish male dancer to be accepted at Covent Garden in 30 years. It’s an artistic challenge and a financial commitment – and he’ll have to cook for himself too
A few revivalist tweaks can’t hide the age of the Moscow State’s Opera’s tired Butterfly
Abbey production of Ibsen’s drama feels stilted
In spite of a fast-moving narrative, the action sometimes feels laboured
Stephen Brennan steals all the scenes in this study of a showman
Feeney, a singular musical talent, is barely present in this new show that is cruelly inattentive to its audience
Romeo’s love is a little more ice than fire in a production whose heart lies in its decadent set pieces
Wouldn’t it be refreshing if we told our young citizens to dream big, indulge your imagination, create? Wouldn’t it be decent if we told our artists to stop apologising?
As an actor you may have only a few lines – or none at all – but you can still make the most of a role, as Dee Burke, who’s appearing in ‘Hedda Gabler’ at the Abbey, and John Doran, who features in Shakespeare’s tragedy at the Gate, are proving
With the current director Fiach MacConghail due to step down in December, 2016, the National Theatre has officially begun the process of finding a new director - or two
Musician Cormac Breatnach’s brother was wrongly convicted of the 1976 Sallins Mail Train Robbery at the behest of a cohort within the Garda. Now he hopes a new theatre show will cast light on the injustice
William Forythe, whose work comes to Ireland this weekend, has challenged fundamental assumptions about choreography and dance, influencing visual artists, architects and designers along the way
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