Manon, starring Marianela Nuñez and Federico Bonelli

On Thursday, the Royal Ballet’s 2014-15 Live Cinema Season kicks off with a 40th-anniversary staging of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon, starring Mariane(...)

Ruslan Savdenov and Natalia Domracheva suggest love for the ballet itself as much as for the lead characters
Romeo and Juliet
  • Dance
  • November 14, 2013, 16:55

Romeo and JulietBoard Gáis Energy Theatre*****Irish audiences have hit the ballet jackpot with the Tchaikovsky Perm State Ballet performing Sir Kennet(...)

A detail of a caricature drawing of the composer Igor Stravinsky playing the music for The Rite of Spring by  Jean Cocteau

Igor Stravinsky’s ballet score for Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) became a modernist classic after its raucous opening night a cent(...)

Fearghus Ó Conchúir performing Cure

Theatre audiences are only ever warned about strobe lighting and nudity. One causes epileptic fits, but what’s so dangerous about the other? Qu(...)