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Icelandic musician Silla

‘Art has a value and a power in wild places,” says artist Luke Franklin of 4 Bothies, during one of the talks at this year’s Drop Everything on Ini(...)

From the estate to the stage: ‘The vast majority of people in Moyross are just ordinary people trying to get on with their lives.’ Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Early in the development of a new documentary piece about Limerick’s most notorious social-housing estate, Lime Tree Theatre’s artistic director, Loui(...)

‘Priority’ by Michael Patterson-Carver. Courtesy Laurel Gitlen, New York; and Timothy Taylor, London

The curator of this year’s EVA International, Bassam El Baroni, is a quiet, thoughtful Egyptian who was born and lives in Alexandria. From this(...)

  “In one of the afternoon sessions on the subject of archives, Patrick Lonergan of NUI Galway drew gasps from the audience.  He was relating how many women playwrights had had new plays performed on the main Abbey stage since 1940. The figure was just three, with five plays (three of which were by Marina Carr alone), although there have been some 500 productions in that time.”  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The second day of the Abbey Theatre symposium, entitled the Theatre of Memory, took place yesterday. “Making History: Artists and the Past” was the ti(...)

History: TheatreClub at its most ambitious and enflamed, yet somehow its least certain
Making History

History Project Arts Centre, Dublin ****“Did it work?” one actor asks another. “Did you feel it in your soul?” The line is probably ad-libbed, in a sh(...)

‘Boys and Girls’ by Dylan Coburn Gray

Let’s lay most of the criticisms of theatre being created by young theatre makers on the fist-thumping table: they are arrogant; post-dramatic form pa(...)

Confusion BoatsSmock Alley, Black Box Theatre ***Gerard Kelly, like most of us, is a fantasist. He’s Rocky, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Bruce Lee, (...)

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