A play within a play is without its cast. Can a stage manager save the day?
Yaël Farber’s play, prompted by a brutal gang rape in Delhi and its ensuing outcry, transforms victimhood into bravery through fearless testimony
There’s a rarely a dull moment in this musical tour of the 1960s and 1970s
The latest show from Galway’s Blue Teapot, which plays with the acronym ID, doesn’t make intellectual disability its only form of identification
How do you bring a novel on a famine ship to the stage? With delicate balance and theatrical invention
An American-Irish co-production of Christian O’Reilly’s Dublin-set play brings unfamiliar accents and suprisingly sour notes to a familiar genre
A thoroughly enjoyable parcelling of three of Frank O’Connor’s short stories
The characters in playwright Brian Martin’s controversial debut play are each experiencing a crisis in faith. But is it believable?
Enda Walsh’s new play ruptures the routine of two friends who prop up their reality on a daily basis. It’s also a matter of life and death
The familiar story of one young woman’s path to maturity is an invitation for the audience to regress into childhood
Caitlin Moran’s live show is an empowering experience – and she’s only getting started
This isn’t Arthur Miller’s finest work, but this Gate production doesn’t leave the audience short changed
Glitches masquerade as spontaneity in a show where West’s genius rarely pokes through
How does Brian Friel’s 1979 play about a Troubles-era dysfunctional family hold up?
A curiously unsettling double bill from the deadpan Dick Walsh teases out the options within politics, stories and free will. Do we really have a choice?