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Ulster American: An escalating farce.

Ulster American Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Until April 20th The worrying thing about polemicists is that they might just mean what they say. Take Osc(...)

In Our Veins: Exhaustively told, but given charming performances and admirably quick motion. Photograph: Pat Redmond

IN OUR VEINS Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ Lee Coffey’s chronicle of working-class Dublin, centred on one dock worker’s lifetime, begi(...)

Explorium: defying gravity at  the sport and science centre in south Dublin

Easter may be late this year, but, with signs that spring is springing, the two weeks off school means there’s a chance to get out and about for some (...)

Photograph: Mihaela Bodlovic

ULSTER AMERICAN Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ The worrying thing about polemicists inclined towards controversy is that they might just mean what they (...)

Rough Magic’s production of Phaedra, with music by Ellen Cranitch, is Lynne Parker’s choice.

Following the success of the Royal Irish Academy of Music’s (RIAM) presentation Writer’s Choice, in New York, Dublin and Paris throughout 2017, and Ar(...)

Dublin Will Show You How: the play’s existence is a more positive outcome of collaboration than anything it depicts

DUBLIN WILL SHOW YOU HOW Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ How does a young woman end up living on the streets? How does a young man decide (...)

BEST PRODUCTION Richard III –A Druid Theatre production of Shakespeare’s play, in association with the Abbey Theatre BEST OPERA PRODUCTION Il Bravo –(...)

Aaron Monaghan, Garrett Lombard, John Olohan and Jane Brennan in Druid Theatre’s  Richard III. Photograph:  Robbie Jack

Now is the winter of our discontent made... if not quite glorious summer, perhaps a more agreeably temperate spring. After a cold snap of criticism an(...)

 A scene from the Abbey Theatre’s new version of Edna O’Brien novel The Country Girls. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Hundreds of people were left disappointed on Friday evening after the Abbey Theatre cancelled a performance of Edna O’Brien’s The County Girls shortly(...)

Playwright Jimmy Murphy has called on the Abbey to look into ‘allegations’ and ‘difficult working conditions’ at the theatre.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Playwright Jimmy Murphy has called on the Minister for Culture and the Arts Council to intervene and insist the Abbey Theatre appoint an independent i(...)

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