A spirited production that relishes in busting assumptions of female weakness.
Physicality is pushed to the verge of injury in Philip Connaughton and Ashley Chen’s collaboration.
Young love and companionship in the shadow of the Easter Rising.
Shepherd’s pie and politeness give way to duct tape and dead bodies in John Morton’s new work.
A “shattering effect” is achieved in August Strindberg’s work that “confounds classical conventions”.
Chris McCormack reviews a comedic show that considers “how easily do we nod agreeably to stories, and how often do we challenge them?”
Dublin’s two week festival takes the January blues to new artistic heights with a programme of performances exploring mental health and illness. Chris McCormack looks at what its performances have to say about Ireland’s future and past psychological wellbeing.
But then shall I know.
Chris McCormack on gender imbalance in Irish theatre and the response to the Abbey’s new season.
The well of local history.