How It Is (Part 2): Conor Lovett in a continuing exploration of Samuel Beckett’s prose. Photograph: Claire Keogh

HOW IT IS (PART 2) Everyman Theatre, Cork ★★★★☆ There’s a quod-erat-demonstrandum finale to Gare St Lazare Ireland’s continuing exploration of Samuel(...)

Wickedly good: Matilda the Musical at the  Bord Gais Energy Theatre

Matilda the Musical Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin. Ends April 28th, 7.30pm (Mats 2.30pm) €25-€73 bordgaisenergytheatre.ie When the Royal Shakespe(...)

What was it about Samuel Beckett? In addition to writing fiction and plays that continue to absorb audiences and tease the imagination, the Nobel Laur(...)

Serious clowning: Fionnuala Gallagher (left) during rehearsals
Cheers of a clown

It’s only a teeny mask, and one that is hard to earn, yet a red nose has always held a particular attraction for Fionnuala Gallagher. So she’s delight(...)

Waiting For Godot Gaiety Theatre, Dublin Three StarsIs this the right place? “A country road. A tree. Evening.” There’s the tree, present only as a ha(...)