Nick Nikolaou’s new show Anatomy of a Night is an exploration of memory and identity through dance, spoken word, runways and lip-syncing.
A New Play Takes Inspiration from a Woman Who Tried to Find Healing by Meeting Her Attacker
Playwright Geoff Power’s “Stronger”, due to premiere at the Dublin Theatre Festival, dramatises an effort at “restorative justice”.
A Play Looks at When Pillow Talk Gets a Bit Serious
“Changing the Sheets”, written by and co-starring Harry Butler, along with Máiréad Tyers, is part of this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.
In Stoneybatter, There’s a New “Low-Stakes” Venue and Rehearsal Space
A lot of contemporary music requires expensive venues booked months in advance, and funding for musicians and tech. “That rules out a lot of types of work.”
A New Archive Looks at the Life and Work of the “Shining Star of Dublin Theatre in the 1950s”
Through a stroke of luck, the diaries, reviews, and photos of famed Dublin actress Genevieve Lyons have been made available for the first time online.
Two Poets Come Together to Tell Stories and Explore Their Shona Identity
“The Language I Cannot Speak” is a performance of stories and poems that draws on Zimbabwean folklore and family tales to explore identity and culture.
A Play Revives the Macushla: Ballroom of Romance, Bingo Centre, Site of Garda Revolt
Thommas Kane Byrne’s play “Mrs Macushla”, scheduled for later this month at Project Arts Centre, drops the audience into the now-closed Buckingham Street institution.
An Ensemble Gets Ready to Launch a New Theatre in Phibsboro
A member of The Corps Ensemble noticed the growth in cultural events and practices in Phibsboro – and that it didn’t have a theatre. So they’ve moved in and opened one.
On Nassau Street, Out Come the Freaks
There’s the Ear Fairy, who cleans people’s ears while they sleep, Banana Boy, whose fingers turn into bananas when he does something bad, and the Crabbit – half crab, half rabbit.
In Donnybrook, a Theatre Company Brings Local History to Life
The Beaver Row Heritage Players’ most recent project is a documentary on the history of the Donnybrook Cemetery and the people who have tended to it over the years.