Yael Farber

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Lauren Coe as Emma in Landmark Productions and The Everyman’s stage production of ‘Asking for It’ by Louise O’Neill. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

Picture the scene. It’s hot and busy with oh, say, 800 US navy crew crowded into the hall. Is it an assumption to say there is a lot of testosterone a(...)

Hamlet: Ruth Negga with Peter Gaynor and Mark Huberman in the Gate production. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

HAMLET Gate Theatre ★ ★ ★ Hamlet is a drama of decision. It puts almost all of its characters at the crossroads of choice, leading in directions eith(...)

Ruth Negga: Yaël Farber first encountered the actor in her role in Loving

When Yaël Farber was five years old, growing up in a rigidly divided South Africa under Apartheid, her parents took her to a theatre to see the musica(...)

Ruth Negga: the Oscar-nominated Irish actor  will play ‘Hamlet’ at the Gate theatre

Director of the Gate Theatre Selina Cartmell today drew a line under six turbulent months at the theatre, to look forward towards a number of producti(...)

Nirbhaya was inspired by the horrific gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh Pandey in Delhi in 2012
Review: Nirbhaya

Nirbhaya Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire ****   “I still don’t want to call it what it was,” says one of the women who take t(...)

Donal O’Kelly in Fionnuala, a one-person show about the Shell Corrib gas project

Anybody who visits Edinburgh in August will experience a daily combination of ease and struggle. That is the natural condition in one of the hilliest (...)

Bongile Mantsai, Hilda Cronje, Thoko Ntshinga and Tandiwe Nofirst Lungisa in Mies Julie. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod

Mies Julie Town Hall Theatre, Galway Arts Festival****“Welcome to the new South Africa, Mies Julie,” says John, in a moment of bitter disdain, “where (...)

Miss Julie has been called many things in her time: “mad”, “crazy”, “wild” and, more recently, “off her head”. Those are just a few of the adjectives,(...)