Joe Hunt

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Il Bravo: nominated for best opera and best costumes. Photograph: Clive Barda/ArenaPal

A stunning, shape-shifting lament with a bravura star performance. A room-spinning take on an unstaged Samuel Beckett novel. A vivid mingling of forgo(...)

The School Days of Thaddeus K: the name of Blue Raincoat’s protagonist recalls the Polish director Tadeusz Kantor, whose seminal 1975 work The Dead Class made school a living hell

THE SCHOOL DAYS OF THADDEUS K Factory Performance Space, Sligo ★★★☆☆ The new production from Blue Raincoat ought to ring a bell. It begins with one i(...)

The cast “Alice in Wonderland”: for this revival, director Niall Henry pairs Alice (Miriam Needham) with an older version of herself (Hilary Bowen-Walsh), raising all kinds of conceptual ideas

The Factory Performance Space, Sligo ★★★ In a year marked by official commemorations, it’s striking that the longest-standing independent theatre(...)

Shackleton Factory Performance Space, Sligo ★★★ Most theatres, if they’re being honest, dream of setting sail. Even the inner workings of the stage(...)

The Playboy of the Western World The Factory Performance Space, Sligo **** A murderer is on the run, staggering towards a Mayo shebeen (...)

John Carty as Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Photograph: Steve Rogers
First Cosmonaut

First Cosmonaut The Factory, Sligo ***Robert Lepage’s The Far Side of the Moon explains the difference between astronauts and cosmonauts. Astronauts, (...)