Karen Ardiff

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Dublin Will Show You How: the play’s existence is a more positive outcome of collaboration than anything it depicts

DUBLIN WILL SHOW YOU HOW Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ How does a young woman end up living on the streets? How does a young man decide (...)

Rathmines Road: Janet Moran, Charlie Bonner, Karen Ardiff, Enda Oates and Rebecca Root in Deirdre Kinahan’s play. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

RATHMINES ROAD Abbey Theatre ★ ★ ★ Recent hearings may bring a shudder of topicality to Deirdre Kinahan’s new play for Fishamble and the Abbey, but t(...)

Iseult Golden and Colm Maher setting up the sage at a Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It’s the same, but different. “Welcome to our new old space,” Iseult Golden of Bewley’s Cafe Theatre says when she steps on to the small stage before(...)

The Gate Theatre. “We wish to express the grave concerns we have around the current inquiry.” Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

This is a statement of support and intent. We are a group of female theatre professionals who work across the industry as actors, writers, producers, (...)

Friday Night  Effect

The Friday Night Effect Smock Alley Main Stage ★★★★★ Jamie, Sive and Collette are flatmates in Dublin city. By the end of the night, Collette (Eva (...)

★★★ Where in the world are we? A huge Lion of Saint Mark seal tells us Venice, where Shakespeare’s play begins. Later we see a backdrop of sea when(...)

**** General Post Office, Dublin “What are you here for?” an admonishing priest asks the rebels, while tending to the wounded and dying in the GPO(...)