“The stigma of being an addict is huge, so for me it was getting the voice of the addict out there in a meaningful way,” says playwright Lisa Walsh.
Colin Murphy brings the high-stakes hustle to the stage of the Abbey Theatre.
Split into four vignettes, the play “The Assassination of Pope Urban II” tackles religion, death, decay, and disability.
“I became more interested about drugs and how they affect society rather than just making it all about going out on a Saturday night and getting ratted,” says Lewis Kenny. That transformation is the narrative arc of his debut play ObSession.
An exhibition later this month examines the Eblana theatre’s importance and the much-contested but visionary scheme of Busáras itself.
The campaigner has been quietly working away for some months on a one-man show centred around his experiences as a witness to massive social upheaval in Ireland.
For years, the actor has performed his one-man show about Brian O’Nolan’s life and works at pubs and in theatres. He recently wrapped up a stint at the Smock Alley, and soon he’s heading for Salzburg.
Do you live in Ireland and have a love story to share? Writer Henry Martin is looking for unusual love stories to adapt for the theatre.
The Outlandish Theatre Platform works to bring area’s diverse residents together.
For a sobering examination of Dublin life during its most bitter period, this is likely to be one of the more enlightening revolution-related events you’ll see this year.