Tag Archive | theatre

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

IDGTF 2020: Bursary Recipients Announced!

As the IDGTF were unable to hold the 17th edition of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, they opened their first Bursary Programme. They received 39 applications, and would like to thank all of the playwrights for sending in their work. IDGTF Artistic Director, Brian Merriman, had his work cut out for him. He was […]

‘I ELECT: Power Every Four Years’ – (One Woman Show)

‘I ELECT: Power Every Four Years’ – (One Woman Show)

In the grip of the 2020 pandemic, just days before the presidential election, a woman in Miami recalls her shock four years ago, on election night 2016, with renewed feelings of dread about this time around. The recollection of that blistering night, as she watched those fateful election results, sparks a memory that shatters her […]

The Everyman: Play It By Ear – Programme of Live Events

The Everyman: Play It By Ear – Programme of Live Events

The Everyman is delighted to announce a programme of live performance with a mix of rehearsed readings, comedy, and music. The re-opening heralds a new digital direction for the theatre with Play It By Ear, a programme of shows at The Everyman, which are also available live through audio broadcast to be experienced from wherever audiences […]

Dance: John Scott’s HYPERACTIVE – The Complex, Sep 30 – Oct 4

Dance: John Scott’s HYPERACTIVE – The Complex, Sep 30 – Oct 4

Hyperactive The Complex, Dublin: 30 September – 4 October, 2020   John Scott’s Irish modern dance theatre brings back its first live indoor show since 2019, with the hugely successful HYPERACTIVE. This high-energy performance by John Scott, with four outstanding male dancers, is the perfect antidote to help offset the pandemic blues.

Culture Night Cork County Ambassador: Katie Holly

Culture Night Cork County Ambassador: Katie Holly

CULTURE NIGHT CORK COUNTY AMBASSADOR: KATIE HOLLY Friday 18 September 2020 Award-winning playwright, Katie Holly, is this year’s Cork County Culture Night Ambassador. A native of Charleville in Co. Cork, Katie’s first play, Marion, premiered at Cork Midsummer Festival in 2016, and was subsequently performed at Clonmel Junction Festival, Skibbereen Arts Festival, and many venues around the […]

Cork: The Everyman – cancellation of Panto 2020

Cork: The Everyman – cancellation of Panto 2020

The Everyman, and CADA Performing Arts Academy, are saddened to announce that this year’s pantomime, Aladdin, will not go ahead as planned, due to Covid-19 public safety measures. Currently, indoor gatherings are permissible for up to 50 people, with the expectation that this will increase from August 10th. Even with an easing of restrictions, it is unrealistic […]

Cork: The Everyman Theatre To Re-open Sept 15th

Cork: The Everyman Theatre To Re-open Sept 15th

The Everyman has announced it will re-open and welcome theatre-goers again, on September 15th, following a six-month closure due to the Covid-19 public health restrictions, issued by the government last March.   On March 12th, The Everyman closed its doors, cutting short a highly acclaimed run of Beckett’s Watt, performed by Barry McGovern, and directed by Tom […]

Cork: ‘CONTACT’ – Pop-Up Theatre – Corcadorca & Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork: ‘CONTACT’ – Pop-Up Theatre – Corcadorca & Cork Midsummer Festival

CONTACT A travelling pop-up theatre performance Presented by Corcadorca and Cork Midsummer Festival with support from The Arts Council, Cork City Council and the Creative Ireland Programme Date: 11-14 June, 18-21 June 2020 Various locations around Cork City Corcadorca has been at the heart of civic celebrations in Cork since the Trial of Jesus on Patrick’s Hill for […]

Everyman: Barry McGovern in Watt by Samuel Beckett

Everyman: Barry McGovern in Watt by Samuel Beckett

A wide-eyed stranger alights from a country train. The destination: Mr Knott’s house. The mission: to serve. Samuel Beckett’s wit and wisdom combine in the story of a nomadic manservant in the house of his unseen master. Written as a novel, while Beckett waited in the south of France for the Second World War to […]

The Everyman Theatre: BrokenCrow present Blackwater Babble

The Everyman Theatre: BrokenCrow present Blackwater Babble

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AT THE EVERYMAN, BROKENCROW, PRESENT BLACKWATER BABBLE 8pm, Monday 20 – Thursday 23 January 2020 The Everyman, Cork Blackwater Babble is a story of forty summers spent traversing the Blackwater River – forty years of sitting in the corner of each pub, scribbling in a notebook, trying to understand the dynamics and the variables […]