Karl Shiels

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The Hole in the Ground played to great reviews at the Sundance Film Festival

I’m guessing Seána Kerslake is used to being the centre of attention. A Date for Mad Mary was a smash in Irish cinemas. Can’t Cope Won’t Cope, made fo(...)

Rapids: Shaun Dunne’s bracing documentary about HIV in Ireland

RAPIDS Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Feb 7-9 7.45pm €16-€20 projectartscentre.ie Rapids are natural phenomena, explains the disarming writer and perf(...)

Tonight with Donny Stixx: Rex Ryan in Philip Ridley’s play

THE RIDLEYS Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ What goes up must come down in the two plays in this double bill of Philip Ridley monologues, (...)

Phelim Drew in Joxer Daly Esq  Phelim Drew in Joxer Daly Esq at Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Meet Me in the Gardens National Botanic Gardens. July 7th & 14th 2pm & 4pm €11.40 eventbrite.ie It’s such a lovely day – possibly – why not (...)

Moonfish Theatre’s ‘Star of the Sea’ continues its own voyage, following its 2014 debut at the Galway Arts Festival

Star of the Sea Riverbank Arts Centre. Nov 18, 7.30pm. riverbank.ie; An Grianán, Letterkenny, Nov 21. angrianan.com; Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sl(...)

I Am a Bird: ‘A play full of swift, involving ideas and deep personal feeling’

Theatre Upstairs, Dublin *** In one ghoulish moment in Ross Gaynor’s bruised but tender-hearted play for The Breadcrumb Trail, the speaker of his f(...)

Eilís Carey. Photograph: Ste Murray

Tales from the Woods Theatre Upstairs, Dublin **   “I like to be afraid,” says a girl with a passing resemblance to Red Ridin(...)

Review: Spinning

SpinningSmock Alley*** In a spare café setting, a desperate-looking man, Conor (Karl Shiels) is excoriated by a despondent woman, Susan (Fiona Bell), (...)

Leper + Chip Theatre Upstairs, Dublin *** Nicknames tend to stick in Lee Coffey’s accelerated, ultra-violent vision of young(...)

Small Box Psychosis/ The Last Crusader TheatreUpstairs, Dublin ** “Claustrum,” says one character in the second play (...)