Wednesday, February 27, 2019

22 years at the Irish Times Theatre Awards: An inconsistent ceremony shows signs of growth

In 2016 DruidShakespeare was the first production to take the major awards of Best Production, Best Actress, Best Actor and Best Director. Photo: Matthew Thompson

Monday, February 25, 2019

Irish Times Theatre Awards: A complete list of every nomination ever

In other countries awards are presented by theatre organisations. Here the ceremony is organised by a national newspaper, and sometimes ignored by rival media outlets.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

New plays on big stages: Could this be a game-changing year for Irish theatre?

Promotional art for The Children. The Gate Theatre hasn't opened a new production in five months, but the wait was necessary to shore up its new play. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Covering the Abbey complaints: Journalists need to get a grip when reporting on theatre

Newstalk's The Hard Shoulder showed poor research in its coverage but it did allow host Ivan Yates to interview a theatre worker as if greeting an old peacocking friend. Photo: Newstalk

Thursday, February 7, 2019