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National Theatre Wales Announces Irish Tour of ‘Cotton Fingers’

National Theatre Wales Announces Irish Tour of ‘Cotton Fingers’

National Theatre Wales are delighted to announce an island of Ireland tour of ‘Cotton Fingers’, written by award-winning writer, Rachel Trezise, and starring Northern Irish actor, Amy Molloy. This timely, politically-charged production, written during the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment in Ireland in 2018, will tour to venues in Belfast, Derry, Dublin, and Bray, from […]

The Everyman Theatre, Cork: Charlie’s A Clepto – 2nd to 4th April

The Everyman Theatre, Cork: Charlie’s A Clepto – 2nd to 4th April

Axis: Ballymun proudly presents Charlie’s a Clepto Written and performed by Clare Monnelly Directed by Aaron Monaghan At The Everyman, Cork 8pm, Tuesday 2nd April – Thursday 4th April 2019 Best New Play and Best Actress nominated ‘Charlie’s a Clepto’ (Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards) has all the ingredients of a truly unmissable show – […]

IDGTF 2019: Tickets On Sale Now – And Volunteers Wanted!

IDGTF 2019: Tickets On Sale Now – And Volunteers Wanted!

The 16th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is running this year from May 6-19th 2019, with productions from Ireland, UK, USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia to perform over the two weeks long event in May. “New writing continues to dominate the selection process which also included visiting 50 productions at the Edinburgh Fringe. I […]

Cork Midsummer Festival: New Production Of Enda Walsh’s ‘The Small Things’

Cork Midsummer Festival: New Production Of Enda Walsh’s ‘The Small Things’

CORCADORCA RETURN TO CORK MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL WITH A NEW PRODUCTION OF ENDA WALSH’S ‘THE SMALL THINGS’ Starring Peter Gowen and Pauline McLynn Opening June 17 – June 29 (previews June 14 – 15) At The Old Waterworks, Lee Road, Cork Not suitable for under 16s **Please note this show is outdoors

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer for Edinburgh Int Festival 2019

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer for Edinburgh Int Festival 2019

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer announced for 2019 Edinburgh International Festival The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its 2019 festival programme, which promises to bring the best of theatre, music, and dance from across the world to Scotland’s capital. The global celebration of culture will include performances of ‘Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast […]

Live Collision Arts Festival Announces Programme – Project Arts Centre 24-27 April

Live Collision Arts Festival Announces Programme – Project Arts Centre 24-27 April

Live Collision International Festival announces its 2019 programme, which takes over the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, 24-27 April This leading live art festival will present 38+ groundbreaking artists from across Europe, the UK, and Ireland, and host 15 premieres over 4 days Highlights include the highly acclaimed UK theatre pieces, Cock and Bull by Nic […]

Everyman Theatre Cork: CRACKS – Wed. 20th & Thurs. 21st March

Everyman Theatre Cork: CRACKS – Wed. 20th & Thurs. 21st March

Quintessence Theatre in association with An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk 20-21 March, at 8.00pm Proudly Present CRACKS A powerful original play exploring mental illness in Ireland The Everyman, Cork Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 March 2019 @ 8pm  “I’m falling between the cracks in myself, and I don’t know how to crawl back out…” In this […]

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

NI: Tonight! ‘Removed’ World Premiere Sat 9 (till 16th March) At Belfast Children’s Festival

New production images are released for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created by Prime Cut Productions, in collaboration with playwright Fionnuala Kennedy, and Voice Of Young People In Care (VOYPIC), and in association with Young at Art.  Removed will receive its world premiere at […]

The Abbey Theatre: The Country  Girls – Until April 6th! (Trailer below)

The Abbey Theatre: The Country Girls – Until April 6th! (Trailer below)

Frances Winston reviews this play at the Abbey Theatre, based on a once-banned book by Edna O’Brien The Country Girls at The Abbey Theatre, Abbey St, Dublin 1 When Edna O’Brien published The Country Girls in 1960, it caused uproar, thanks to its depiction of Irish women, who wanted more than the marriage and motherhood […]

Prime Cut Productions’ Tour Continues With East Belfast Boy and Everyday I Wake Up Hopeful

Prime Cut Productions’ Tour Continues With East Belfast Boy and Everyday I Wake Up Hopeful

PRIME CUT PRODUCTIONS’ CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOUBLE BILL, FINTAN BRADY’S EAST BELFAST BOY, AND JOHN PATRICK HIGGINS’ EVERY DAY I WAKE UP HOPEFUL  BOTH ONE-MAN SHOWS EXPLORE THE COMPLEXITIES OF MALE MENTAL HEALTH IN CONTRASTING PERFORMATIVE STYLES  EAST BELFAST BOY IS A THRILLING SPOKEN WORD PIECE, BY ACTOR RYAN MCPARLAND, SET TO AN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK BY INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED […]