Twenty years later, Cillian Murphy, Eileen Walsh, Enda Walsh and Pat Kiernan talk about Corcadorca and the hit play that changed everything
Some admirers celebrate the playwright’s work on the 400th anniversary of his death
William Shakespeare’s approach to Ireland mirrored contemporary anxieties about England’s long, brutal slog of a war here
Pan Pan’s new production of Cascando is a journey through the labyrinth of the mind - and a fascinating lens through which to see Beckett
Is the Bard, who died 400 years ago this weekend, on April 23rd, 1616, really the greatest playwright to have lived – or have we been blinded by ‘bardolatry’?
Dogs of war, wild-goose chases, salad days: William Shakespeare, who died 400 years ago this weekend, on April 23rd, 1616, coined so many of our phrases
‘It’s not a historical piece. This is theatre.’ Here’s how Signatories took shape
Productions of Stewart Parker plays have been among the biggest successes of his niece Lynne Parker’s career. For her latest tilt at Northern Star, she decided to ‘Brecht it a bit’
In Embodied, six provocative dances offer an unflinching exploration of the lot of women in Ireland past and present
The Kerry baritone brings energy and a touch of John Cleese to the role of Figaro in Rossini’s classic opera
Ronan’s theatre debut is with Ciarán Hinds and Ben Whishaw in a formidable production directed by Ivo van Hove
She is joking when she says this, but the comedian has risen to prominence on the crest of a new feminist wave
A woman waits alone in a concrete tower with a ticket to an unknown future
Ireland’s amateur drama season is an eccentric, ambitious concept, with 54 productions touring 37 festivals. And the stories are as good off the stage as on it
The NCH’s centenary celebrations continue with a night of high calibre one-off performances
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