Paul Keogan

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Giselle Allen as Elektra. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The Belfast soprano on music, acting and her career route to Strauss’s angry, angular role The Elektra in Richard Strauss’s 1909 opera is a woma(...)

Kathy Rose O’Brien stars as Vera in In the Middle of the Fields

In the Middle of the Fields ★★★★ West Wall Walkway, Kilmallock Timing is everything and what better time to explore the themes of isolation, grief an(...)

Dublin Dance Festival 2021. Dancing at Dusk: A Moment with Pina Bausch's The Rite of Spring. PR photograph: Florian Heinzen-Ziob

Rehearsing in Athens, on the brink of bringing his latest production to Paris in 2020, the Greek choreographer Euripides Laskaridis learned that the p(...)

Setting up a shot from Benedict Schlepper-Connolly’s Dust. Photograph:  Kip Carroll

“If I wanted to do this I wouldn’t have started from here.” It’s such an obvious point that nobody has actually yet bothered to make it to me about an(...)

Fianna Fáil’s  Niamh Smyth: “While I do not expect us to be matching funding set by the German or English governments, the sums involved show they clearly value their arts community more than the outgoing Government here”

The Arts Council was clearly taken aback by the ferocious response to last week’s announcement of measures to support artists, arts workers and cultur(...)

Macnas, whose parades are a core part of their work, receive this year’s special tribute award. Photograph: Brian Arthur

There should have been applause. There should have been cheers. There should have been hugs and kisses and jokes and a few convivial jars after. Inste(...)

Tara Lynne O'Neill: 'I became an actor because I wanted to work with people. I found another family outside of my family'

When Tara Lynne O’Neill first auditioned for Derry Girls, she didn’t get the part because she looked too young. The gas thing is, her character – Ma M(...)

The Big Chapel X: Niall Boland, Eoin Byrne, Grace Collender, John Rice, Derek Dooley, Stephen Lafford, Kevin Tynan and Sean Bryan on the streets of Callan. Photograph: John D Kelly

THE BIG CHAPEL X St Brigid’s College, Callan ★★★☆☆ As a large crowd snakes through the dusky streets of Callan, the storied Co Kilkenny town, you may(...)

Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16 explodes with power and energy

Bold Moves O’Reilly Theatre ★★★★☆ Ballet Ireland’s three-part evening of contemporary dance opens with two performances that serve like amuse-bouche(...)

Il Bravo: nominated for best opera and best costumes. Photograph: Clive Barda/ArenaPal

A stunning, shape-shifting lament with a bravura star performance. A room-spinning take on an unstaged Samuel Beckett novel. A vivid mingling of forgo(...)

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