Rapunzel in the Gaiety includes seasoned panto dame Joe Conlan and fresh-faced Ciara Lyons in the title role

I’m Too Fat for This Show Smock Alley Theatre. Dec 18-20 8pm €15/€12 smockalley.com It might not strike you as seasonal programming, but actor Kate (...)

There are countless versions of Cinderella, stretching back to the earliest reaches of civilisation.

Mr Burns, A post-electric play Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Ends Dec 9 7.30pm €18/€14 projectartscentre.ie Not only has it become considerably easier (...)

More than 80 journalists gathered at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin on Wednesday to discuss gender imbalance, discrimination and harassment in the media industry in Ireland.

At a time when the media is reporting on abuses of power in the arts and entertainment world, it is necessary now for the media to examine its own pol(...)

Lian Bell and Cian O’Brien: Cian: I wished my school had home economics. I would like to be able to sew. Lian: You can borrow my sewing machine anytime.

What do you think is your most dominant character trait? Lian: Probably being really controlled and organised. Cian: Controlled isn’t necessarily (...)

This Beach, an acerbic satire revived from its last outing at the 2016 Dublin Fringe Festival

Saturday, November 11 Tribes Gate Theatre, Dublin. Ends Nov 11. 2pm & 7.30pm The family at the centre of Nina Raine’s Tribes, given a (...)

This Beach works like a dry parable for the refugee crisis, but it contains a simmering rage.

Going out City of London Sinfonia/Michael Collins NCH, Dublin 2, 8pm, November 11th, €25-€49.50 nch.ie Michael McHale will perform at the (...)

Brian O’Doherty

A letter has been sent to the chair of Roscommon County Council asking that the freedom of the county be bestowed on artist, doctor, and Booker-shortl(...)

Willie White of the Dublin Theatre Festival: asked whether he was aware of any similar allegations of abusive behaviour in the Irish theatre world, he said: “I simply don’t know.” Photograph: Eric Luke

The directors of Ireland’s leading theatres and theatre organisations have joined together to issue a statement condemning sexual harassment and abuse(...)

Annie Ryan in Nora. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Nora Project Arts Centre Space Upstairs ★★★ Updating a classic is always a chancy endeavour, so kudos is due to novelist and playwright Belinda McKeon(...)

The  mantras of the homeless desperately asking for money act as a  kind of Greek chorus. Photograph:  Aoife Herrity

Project Arts Centre Cube ★★★ The set for this devised work from Dublin Youth Theatre may be sparse – just a few stools – but this is no austere mini(...)

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