Every week, The Women’s Podcast asks listeners a question and this week, in preparation for a special food episode of the podcast next week, presen(...)

Almost 600 members of the Irish theatre community gathered at the Abbey Theatre on Thursday afternoon to lobby for equality for women working in the a(...)

Japanese pavilion: thousands of keys hang as part of Chiharu Shiota’s installation The Key in the Hand, at the 56th Biennale of Arts, in Venice. Photograph: Domenico Stinellis/AP

International art fairs are like art supermarkets for the wealthy, and they have come to dominate the contemporary-art market. Art biennials, on the o(...)

Back row, Máire Hastings, Stella McCusker and Máire Ní Ghráinne; front row, Helen Roche, Andrew Bennett and Fiona Bell in rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe was in full swing on a recent evening in the Abbey Theatre rehearsal room. It(...)

Gina Moxley (Helena) and Barry McGovern (Demetrius) in  A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Abbey Theatre, Dublin *** Shakespeare isn’t getting any younger. Just last year Romeo and Juliet returned to (...)

Bloom with a view: Fionn Walton in Out of Here

We wouldn’t want to scupper Donal Foreman by labelling his wonderful debut feature “cool”, but, darn it, there is something unavoidably hip about O(...)

Gina Moxley and Richard Walsh

The Seagull and Other Birds Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** What if everything really has been done before? A young radical dismisses “(...)

How To Keep An AlienProject Cube*****Why would anyone document a love affair, from earliest blush and fragile chance, and turn it over for official in(...)

In search of home
  • Stage
  • September 20, 2013, 12:00

Finding SympathyThe New Theatre***Ella Daly is usually one third of Limerick-based theatre company Amalgamotion, but Finding Sympathy is her first ful(...)

Lippy The Lir *****“Context is everything,” says a lip-reader when explaining the rules of interpretation. What does it say about Bush Moukarzel’s uni(...)