A woman throws open the doors of Bluebeard's Castle, bringing her closer to his crimes, in Béla Bartók's terrific opera.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
In 600 HIGHWAYMEN's fascinating production, the audience play guests and neighbours at a house party. Photo: Waleed Shah
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Samuel Beckett's late novella about mortality receives a sombre adaptation by Sarah Jane Scaife. Photo: Futoshi Sakauchi
ELIZA'S Adventures in the Uncanny Valley review: Some eccentricities in this absurd drama don't seem well scripted
A group of androids struggle with feelings of irrelevance in Eugene O'Brien and Gavin Quinn's new play. Photo: Ros Kavanagh
Saturday, September 29, 2018
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man review: James Joyce's coming of age refuses the move to stage
Arthur Riordan's kaleidoscopic new adaptation of Joyce's novel takes the novelist at his word. Photo: Ste Murray
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Pom Boyd and Seán Miller's new music-theatre production gives paralysing self-doubt the longed-for pathos of a rock song.
Abbey Theatre (Peacock Stage), Dublin Fringe Festival
My review of Shame by Pom Boyd and Seán Miller coming up just as soon as I smile ...
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Grainne O Carroll's promenade production drags otherworldly displays down to ground.
MLV Studios, Dublin Fringe Festival
My review of The PeopleSway by Dance Among Other Things coming up just as soon as I stretch my hands like an accordion ...
Discotheque Collective's interactive play involves an audience conversation about the housing crisis.
The Lir Academy (Studio 2), Dublin Fringe Festival
My review of Everything Can Be Dismantled by Discotheque Collective coming up just as soon as I hand you a lamp ...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Joe Wright's impassioned solo work tells the story of a homeless man. Photo: Gary James Doyle.
The New Theatre, Dublin Fringe Festival
My review of Astronaut by Joe Wright coming up just as soon as I introduce Christy Dignam from Aslan ...
In Gary Duggan's promenade play, two reunited friends try to recreate the abandon of their student days over 48 hours. Photo: Futoshi Sakauchi.
My review of Stop / Over by Gary Duggan coming up just as soon as I sip on my Masochist ...