Collapsible: Essie is the precarious subject in Margaret Perry’s  play. Photograph: Bronwen Sharp/Martha Hegarty

COLLAPSIBLE Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre ★★★☆☆ You shouldn’t let other people define you – or so they say. But that becomes an open invitation f(...)

Writer Eoghan Quinn gives a Chekhovian tinge to a declining family’s attempts to liquidise their assets

Project, Dublin ★★★ Anyone who has felt harassed by their sat nav will sympathise with Old Madeline in Collapsing Horse’s new production, as she is (...)

Theatre Machine: ‘It’s brilliant for young companies to test their work in an environment that’s not necessarily final or complete. It’s so important to have someone in to see your stuff before going into a final production’

This week, Theatre Machine, or to give it it’s full title, The Theatre Machine Turns You On Volume Four, will be cranking into life. Sixteen theatr(...)