If the Dublin Theatre Festival takes the pulse of Irish theatre, this year’s suggests that the life of the Irish literary play is fading
How does your body respond to music? And how does society respond to that? Emma Martin has a few answers
Theatreclub’s latest show is fearless, horrific and urgent, and presents a disturbing documentary collage of life in the prostitution industry
Belfast’s Peace Walls, like shibboleths, are designed to keep people separated. But Stacey Gregg’s restless new play constructs them as an inhibiting prison
This isn’t the most serious meditation on gender equality, but it’s definitely one of the most charming
The acclaimed drama of a gifted but different teen’s family investigations yields startling theatrical fireworks
Theatre Lovett’s sinister new version of the fairy tale leads the original very far from home. Has it also lost its trail?
Friel established himself as an heir to the silences of Beckett and father to the tradition of monologue drama
Those of us privileged to know and love the great playwright will cherish his friendship
Brian Friel knew he was in debt to Donegal, the setting for his finest works, and a place he loved – though never uncritically
From Killyclogher, to Derry, to Ballybeg
Edited excerpts from Friel’s regular newspaper column from the late 1950s and early 1960s
From Philadelphia Here I Come! to The Home Place, Peter Crawley selects Friel’s finest
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