“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(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

Caoilfhionn Dunne as Katie Roche, a Waterford woman of some importance

Katie Roche Abbey Theatre, Dublin Until September 23rd 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) €13-€45 abbeytheatre.ie In 1930s Waterford, Katie Roche is considered to (...)

Riot, with Dr Panti Bliss: already breaking box-office records

What’s in a name? Sixty-nine years ago eight companies arrived uninvited at the inaugural Edinburgh International Festival. The next year they were j(...)

‘Declan Hughes’s real achievement in Digging for Fire is  to observe his moment rather than predict the future’

Digging For FireProject Arts Centre, Dublin **** (...)