Brokentalkers

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The Examination: Willie White in Brokentalkers’  politically sly and artfully provocative piece

THE EXAMINATION Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★★☆ The latest work from the seriously irreverent contemporary theatre company Brokentalkers begins wit(...)

The Examination draws from real testimonies from current and former prisoners

Peat The Ark, Dublin. Mar 2-31 School days: 10.15am & 12.15pm; Weekends and holidays: 2pm & 4pm; Evening show: Mar 12 7.30pm €12.50/€9.50 (Sch(...)

Woman Undone: a familiar trajectory of abuse, self-medication, self-harm and, eventually, recovery

WOMAN UNDONE Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ There may be such a thing as an art of suffering. To some that will sound like a determination to wall(...)

Mary Coughlan: Making plans for a “huge musical extravaganza”. Photograph: The Irish Times

“I could have died and I’m not thinking about that, but I did think about it and I was really down about it,” says Irish singer Mary Coughlan on the l(...)

Riot, with Dr Panti Bliss: already breaking box-office records

What’s in a name? Sixty-nine years ago eight companies arrived uninvited at the inaugural Edinburgh International Festival. The next year they were j(...)

Artificial intelligence: Alicia Vikander as Ava in Ex_Machina, also starring Domhnall Gleeson

Let’s play a game, a brief intelligence test. Task 1: I have K at my K1, and no other pieces. You have only K at K6 and R at R1. It is your move. Tell(...)

Gary Keegan and Feidlim Canon of Broken Talkers. Photograph: Drragh Kane

In the latest instalment to The Arc, our collaborative theatrical project with Dublin Theatre Festival, Gary Keegan and Feidlim Cannon of Brokentalker(...)

Playwright Tom Murphy (left) with artistic director Willie White and daughter Molly (2) at the launch of the programme for the Dublin Theatre Festival, which runs from September 25th to October 12th.  Photograph: Eric Luke

For the first time, the Dublin Theatre Festival will open with a production staged at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Ireland’s largest performance venu(...)

NUI Galway theatre and drama studies students Mollie Ball as Maria (left) and Aoife Corry as Yerma  during rehearsals for ‘Yerma’. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Classic Spanish and contemporary British drama, Greek tragedy and Irish street carnival are themes of NUI Galway’s first theatre season, which opens o(...)