Eloïse Stevenson as Pegeen Mike and Michael Shea as Christy Mahon in The Playboy of the Western World. Photograph: Mark Stedman

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD The Gaiety Theatre ★★★☆☆ Christy Mahon, the timid fugitive of The Playboy of the Western World, has finally headed (...)

“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(...)

There are enough bright ideas and creative talent in Mr Burns to keep the lights flaring

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If humanity – boldly represented here by the US – had to start all over again, under both the fall out and black ou(...)