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(...)

Broken Crow’s Levin and Levin.  Photograph: Marcin Lewandowski

Levin and Levin Project Arts Centre *** Fleeing anti-Jewish pogroms in early 20th-century Russia, the Levin Brothers hide their identities in order(...)

Lucy McCormick’s Triple Threat. Photograph: The Other Richard

New Testament Project Arts Centre ★★★ Is nothing sacred? Skimming the New Testament for material, making queer cabaret its religion and adopting pop (...)

CU3

Well, the night is nearly upon us. And at this point – if you’re not in – it’s too late for the Áras an Uachtaráin lottery, or for prebooked tickets f(...)

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