This year’s Show in a Bag offerings include Noni Stapleton’s Charolais

‘Show in a Bag: it’s like a show in your pocket,” says Gavin Kostick. The playwright is one of the founders of this innovative mode of theatre product(...)

Olwen Fouéré in Riverrun. Photograph: Jeremy Abrahams

‘Edinburgh is the worst city in the world if your show is doing badly and it’s the best city in the world if your show is doing well.” These were t(...)

 Stephen Jones and Damian Kearney. Stones in his Pockets by Marie Jones
Review: Stones in his Pockets
  • Stage
  • March 13, 2014, 16:30

Stones in his Pockets Gaiety Theatre, Dublin **** It is refreshing to know that two men and a box on a big stage can succeed in keeping a t(...)

Janet Moran and Steve Blount in ‘Swing’

The word “dramaturg” is not universally popular among the playwrights of Ireland. I was in a reading with one of my favourite writers, who gave out sp(...)

A bare-foot blockbuster
  • Stage
  • September 12, 2013, 12:00

Beowulf: The Blockbuster Bewley’s Cafe Theatre ***** Bryan Burroughs knows how to tell a story, even through the unborn eyes of a self-(...)