From left, Hilton Edwards and Micheál Mac Liammóir, the Gate’s founding co-directors and partners, provided the event’s first focus

The relationship between theatre and academia is somewhere between an intimate appreciation and an endearingly awkward encounter. One is attractive(...)

President Higgins addressing ‘The Theatre of Memory Symposium’ at the Abbey Theatre, a three day debate on the role of theatre in commemoration in this time of historical centeraries. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Upcoming commemorations of historical events should not “gloss over differences” in ideology, nor project “the contemporary emotions of the present on(...)

Skip to page 2 for list of nominees For the judges of the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, 2013 has not quite ended. “You’re not supposed to s(...)