The Wolf and Peter Town Hall Theatre, Galway ***** Coiscéim’s new dance show is at once reassuringly traditional and startlingly modern. Inspired by P(...)

Jane Brennan in By the Bog of Cats

By the Bog of Cats Abbey Theatre, Dublin ***   Hester Swane is having a bad day. Her lover, Carthage Kilbride, is due to mar(...)

In ‘The Invader’, the musical style might best be described as eclectic minimalist. Echoes of Philip Glass abound, but the musical material is much more varied

Ten years ago I interviewed Pierre Boulez in connection with the 2004 RTÉ Living Music Festival. I had to ask him about opera, given his famous 196(...)

Owen Roe plays a stoic Romeo, Olwen Fouéré a drifting Juliet
A Tender Thing

A Tender Thing Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** In Ben Power’s ingenious reworking of Shakespeare’s play, which dismantles the text and rea(...)