Sonya Kelly

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Stephen Rea and (reflected) Judith Roddy in The Visiting Hour by Frank McGuinness, ‘streaming from the Gate auditorium’. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

In the beginning, everything was live. We sat around the fire, banged bits of bone together and howled tunefully at the unforgiving moon. Then some br(...)

 Stanley Townsend pictured on stage as producer Selina O’Reilly (right) and Gemma Reeves, General Manager Rough Magic, prepare socially distanced allocated seating of Solar Bones by Mike McCormack in an adaptation by Michael West. Photograph: Mark Stedman

At an arts industry webinar about creating art for presentation online, one of the speakers pointed out that compared with the gaming industry, m(...)

Once upon a Bridge: Aaron Monaghan and Siobhán Cullen in the Druid production of Sonya Kelly’s play. Photograph: Emilija Jefremova

ONCE UPON A BRIDGE Streaming from Mick Lally Theatre, Galway ★★★★☆ Early in Druid’s absorbing streamed play Once Upon a Bridge, an ambitious upstart (...)

Abbey will host Theatre for One - comprised of six five-minute plays by leading Irish playwrights. File photograph: Ros Kavanagh

A series of “test live performances” will begin next weekend in the National Concert Hall and the Abbey Theatre, the Minister for Arts and Culture Cat(...)

Anne Enright and Lucy Vigne-Welsh in Top Girls by Caryl Churchill in 1985. Photograph: Alan Byrne

It’s fascinating how the same set of words can have so many different meanings. I’m sitting in on rehearsals for Rough Magic’s forthcoming production (...)

Druid director: ‘New writing doesn’t just appear out of nowhere,’ Garry Hynes says. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Druid, the theatre company with an international reputation for its innovative stagings of classics, from Shakespeare to Beckett to Tom Murphy, is ded(...)

The competing playwrights with Gavin Kostick and Jim Culleton of Fishamble at the start of the A Play For Ireland process. Photograph: Photocall Ireland

Not long ago, the Fishamble director Jim Culleton was confronted by a playwright who wanted to be given a break. “Do you still do plays with interval(...)

BEST PRODUCTION Richard III –A Druid Theatre production of Shakespeare’s play, in association with the Abbey Theatre BEST OPERA PRODUCTION Il Bravo –(...)

Aaron Monaghan, Garrett Lombard, John Olohan and Jane Brennan in Druid Theatre’s  Richard III. Photograph:  Robbie Jack

Now is the winter of our discontent made... if not quite glorious summer, perhaps a more agreeably temperate spring. After a cold snap of criticism an(...)

Table talk: Druid Theatre’s Furniture

FURNITURE Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Mar 29-30; Glór, Ennis, Co Clare Apr 2-3 8pm €21-€26 (Tour continues until May 4, including Galway, Donegal, Sligo, Rosc(...)

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