A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: a model of ingenuity through humble means. Photograph: Patricio Cassinoni

A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS Project Arts Centre ★★★★☆ There’s no lesson in this charmingly offbeat adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez’s chil(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

 Judith Roddy and Manus Halligan  in Corcadorca Theatre Company’s  Far Away, by Caryl Churchill.  Photograph:  Enrique Carnicero

★★★★★ Spike Island, Cork These days dystopia is a cliche, and finding new interpretations for its horrors might challenge any production company. Ex(...)

**** 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(...)

Review: Reckoners

Reckoners The Lir ***The luridly imagined, tribally riven town of The Stra is busily tearing itself apart. On a set like a crumpled war zone, Conal Mc(...)

Aoife Leonard beguiles as Lelia

Human ChildSmock Alley Theatre, Dublin Four starsLelia is an unruly child whose best friends live mainly in her mind. When she hears a song in her cha(...)