Megan Riordan

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It’s Not About Love: the show is most effective when spilling raw and affecting truths. Photograph: Adam Matthews

IT’S NOT ABOUT LOVE The Chocolate Factory ★★★☆☆ There comes a striking moment during Megan Riordan’s considered cabaret show when everything stops, l(...)

“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(...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

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(...)

Dublin busker Guy (Tom Parsons) meets Czech girl (Megan Riordan)

Once: The Musical Olympia Theatre, Dublin **** Having pulled off the improbable transformation from cult low-budget film to blockbust(...)

Bastard: A Family History Project Arts Centre ***First seen through a gilded frame, to a burst of imperialistic trumpets, while standing in his underw(...)

Exposed: Sonya Kelly draws from personal experience in ‘How to Keep an Alien’

A few years ago the actor, comedian and superbly dry wit Sonya Kelly decided to create her own work and turned to herself for inspiration. “I didn’(...)

Total recall

You Remember The Stories You Wish Were TrueProject Arts Centre****Megan Riordan lost everything when a storage facility sold her belongings. Now she m(...)

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(...)