Audiences are likely to be lacerated in the crossfire of this explosive revival
A bilingual show for children aged eight and over brings to life the events of Easter week with clarity and humour
Rough Magic’s production of Stewart Parker’s play about the 1798 rebellion enriches the self-consciousness of the dramatic style
Eight Irish writers’ monologues create a moving theatrical tapestry
Pan Pan’s production sees the audience listen on headphones to a new recording of Beckett’s play, while moving in slow procession through a labyrinth
This production seems unsure whether to treat Sean P Summers’s new play as political allegory or carnival
Anu’s latest performance traces a legacy of violence against civilians, from Moore Street barricades to modern-day terrorism. Will you choose death or glory?
Characters are given space to sing and shine in impressive updating of a comic classic
Fregoli chase one performance style with another, but when it settles, it’s an intriguing character study
Fishamble’s diligent, vigorous production pursues a simple question – what makes people do what they do – towards a complicated answer
This Blue Raincoat production is fascinatingly uninterested in the thrills of the survival story
Design outshines performances in Eugene O’Neill’s swansong
The Abbey’s latest production of Sean O’Casey’s Easter Rising drama brings his characters into the light of the present. During the centenary of the event, has it made a familiar play any more illuminating?
The domestic chatter between two sisters cannot fill the gaps in this 1916 play
Prime Cut’s version is more like a tastefully appointed costume drama than a cruel disrobing of gender and power struggles
An overload of stories makes it easy to lose sight of what is important
Deirdre Kinahan’s new play fits a love triangle over the forces of the Rising. But can it be contained?
Conor McPherson’s writing sweeps the audience along in this zippy production
Mark O’Rowe’s stark production treats the the play almost as a documentary and cleverly casts against type
Willy Russell’s Liverpool drama travels to Belfast and gets a different accent and a calm ferocity
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