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# theatre - Friday 20 November, 2015

This gay man had the sassiest response to a mother who didn't want him teaching her kids
# Done For
From The Daily Edge
# Done For

This gay man had the sassiest response to a mother who didn't want him teaching her kids

Nov 20th 2015, 6:20 PM 11,799 Views 7 Comments

“A theatre without gays is like cooking without spices”.

# theatre - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'The assumption is that plays written by women aren’t good enough'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The assumption is that plays written by women aren’t good enough'

Nov 19th 2015, 5:18 PM 632 Views 153 Comments

Grace Dyas says cultural bodies that get state funding should be more accountable and do a better job of reflecting the diversity of Irish life.

# theatre - Sunday 15 November, 2015

'You are and always will be the love of my life': tributes paid to British man killed in Paris
# Bataclan
# Bataclan

'You are and always will be the love of my life': tributes paid to British man killed in Paris

Nov 15th 2015, 7:50 AM 23,440 Views 8 Comments

Nick Alexander was the merchandise manager for Eagles of Death Metal.

# theatre - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Fury, apologies, and calls for respect as feminists shake the Irish theatre world
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Fury, apologies, and calls for respect as feminists shake the Irish theatre world

Nov 12th 2015, 5:36 PM 18,732 Views 172 Comments

An open meeting took place at the Abbey Theatre today.

# theatre - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Oedipus? He's not just a guy who married his mother...
# On The Stage
# On The Stage

Oedipus? He's not just a guy who married his mother...

Sep 26th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,823 Views 11 Comments

The Sophocles play is getting a new outing on the Abbey stage. Its director and musical director tell us what to expect.

# theatre - Saturday 19 September, 2015

What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage
# A View From The Bridge
# A View From The Bridge

What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage

Sep 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,437 Views 5 Comments

Coonan spoke to us about the transition from stage to screen.

# theatre - Sunday 30 August, 2015

The Abbey theatre stage has been transformed into an icy bog for this dark play
# By The Bog Of Cats
# By The Bog Of Cats

The Abbey theatre stage has been transformed into an icy bog for this dark play

Aug 30th 2015, 8:45 AM 12,473 Views 10 Comments

It’s all for the performance of a Marina Carr play.

# theatre - Saturday 22 August, 2015

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick
# The Bloody Irish
# The Bloody Irish

There's a new musical about the 1916 Rising - and it's pretty slick

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 22,848 Views 24 Comments

The folks in the US will get to see it before us though.

# theatre - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Aug 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 18,387 Views 30 Comments

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

# theatre - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Looking for something different? This 15-mins of operatic agony might be it...
# Phaedra
# Phaedra

Looking for something different? This 15-mins of operatic agony might be it...

Jul 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 14,487 Views 11 Comments

Its director Sophie Hunter, recently married to Benedict Cumberbatch, spoke to us about the production.

# theatre - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself
# Hand To God
From The Daily Edge
# Hand To God

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself

Jul 7th 2015, 11:28 AM 9,866 Views 4 Comments

Get off the stage, sweetheart.

# theatre - Friday 26 June, 2015

Harry Potter fans rejoice: He's making a comeback
# Cursed Child
# Cursed Child

Harry Potter fans rejoice: He's making a comeback

Jun 26th 2015, 2:46 PM 19,517 Views 26 Comments

…on the stage.

# theatre - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen
# Ferguson
# Ferguson

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Apr 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,321 Views 28 Comments

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"
# Who Is Hedda Gabler
# Who Is Hedda Gabler

"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"

Apr 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,741 Views 7 Comments

Actress Catherine Walker talks about playing Hedda Gabler.

# theatre - Thursday 2 April, 2015

David Bowie is writing a musical with Irish playwright Enda Walsh
# The Man Who Fell To Earth
From The Daily Edge
# The Man Who Fell To Earth

David Bowie is writing a musical with Irish playwright Enda Walsh

Apr 2nd 2015, 5:54 PM 1,976 Views 1 Comment

*books tickets immediately*

# theatre - Saturday 21 February, 2015

WATCH: Here's how actors transform themselves backstage...
# The Abbey
# The Abbey

WATCH: Here's how actors transform themselves backstage...

Feb 21st 2015, 3:45 PM 20,989 Views 2 Comments

We peek behind the curtain.

# theatre - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Can these famous names help write and perform six plays in 24 hours?
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Can these famous names help write and perform six plays in 24 hours?

Feb 1st 2015, 4:00 PM 8,387 Views 9 Comments

Oh yes they can.

# theatre - Friday 2 January, 2015

Meet the Irishman who learned to mime with Marcel Marceau
# Marcel Marceau
# Marcel Marceau

Meet the Irishman who learned to mime with Marcel Marceau

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:30 AM 9,653 Views 8 Comments

Niall Henry went on to found Blue Raincoat Theatre.

# theatre - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

What was your favourite live performance of 2014?
# On Stage
# On Stage

What was your favourite live performance of 2014?

Dec 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 8,473 Views 86 Comments

Music, theatre, and more.

# theatre - Saturday 27 December, 2014

This old lady is 110 today and she has some stories to tell
# Drama Queen
# Drama Queen

This old lady is 110 today and she has some stories to tell

Dec 27th 2014, 12:22 PM 14,522 Views 1 Comment

The Abbey Theatre wants to talk about its history.

# theatre - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

This special sensory event is for children who thought they'd never see a panto
# Cinderella
# Cinderella

This special sensory event is for children who thought they'd never see a panto

Dec 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,695 Views 5 Comments

It’s being held at the Helix Theatre in Dublin.

# theatre - Monday 24 November, 2014

There is a good reason Bosco is back...
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

There is a good reason Bosco is back...

Nov 24th 2014, 12:35 PM 21,130 Views 22 Comments

… and he needs your help.

# theatre - Sunday 2 November, 2014

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems
# On The Stage
# On The Stage

"This area's gone to the f**king dogs": Why this writer was inspired by Dublin's rubbish problems

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 21,485 Views 10 Comments

Meet Shaun Dunne, a young and exciting new playwright.

# theatre - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: What springs to mind when you think of artists with disabilities?
# Creativity
# Creativity

Opinion: What springs to mind when you think of artists with disabilities?

Oct 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 321 Views 4 Comments

If an artist’s intellectual disability informs your opinion of their work, then you’re missing the point – and missing out.

# theatre - Friday 19 September, 2014

"Smile!" How's your Culture Night going?
# Culture Night 2014
# Culture Night 2014

"Smile!" How's your Culture Night going?

Sep 19th 2014, 10:28 PM 8,363 Views 18 Comments

These young ladies have been snapping selfies in Cork.

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

Sep 19th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,201 Views 13 Comments

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

Culture Night is TONIGHT - here's what to go see

Sep 19th 2014, 3:49 PM 11,887 Views 9 Comments

Tonight’s the night. We help you choose where to go.

# theatre - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Opinion: 'We Irish deal with things with a sense of humour - even cancer'
# Fringe Festival
# Fringe Festival

Opinion: 'We Irish deal with things with a sense of humour - even cancer'

Sep 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 865 Views 10 Comments

The reaction is sometimes to ignore a situation, or keep it private. An attitude which we all know affects the perceptions of depression and mental health, writes Neil Douglas.

# theatre - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Not sure what to see at the Tiger Fringe? Let us help
# Let Me Entertain You
# Let Me Entertain You

Not sure what to see at the Tiger Fringe? Let us help

Sep 6th 2014, 10:15 AM 6,313 Views 2 Comments

Dance, theatre, or zombies? We help you decide.

# theatre - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Video: 'At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking'
# Theatre
# Theatre

Video: 'At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking'

Sep 4th 2014, 5:38 PM 85 Views 2 Comments

Steve Berkoff is recognisable to many as Victor Maitland from Beverly Hills Cop, or Colonel Podovsky in Rambo – but there’s much more to this writer and actor.

# theatre - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is officially more popular than Beyoncé and Jay-Z
# Cumberbatch
From The Daily Edge
# Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is officially more popular than Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Aug 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 1,923 Views 0 Comments

Tickets for the star’s production of Hamlet sold out in a day.

VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist
# Slaps
From The42
# Slaps

VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist

Aug 12th 2014, 11:20 AM 5,702 Views 12 Comments

But we still love you, Diego!

# theatre - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Is this woman the best Irish writer you've never heard of?
# Maeve's House
# Maeve's House

Is this woman the best Irish writer you've never heard of?

Aug 10th 2014, 11:00 AM 22,428 Views 11 Comments

Maeve Brennan wrote incredible short stories and essays. A new play explores her work and legacy.

# theatre - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

You have to see Chris O'Dowd's brilliant reaction to losing a Tony Award
# Good Loser
From The Daily Edge
# Good Loser

You have to see Chris O'Dowd's brilliant reaction to losing a Tony Award

Jun 10th 2014, 7:11 AM 9,281 Views 4 Comments

Making us proud.

# theatre - Monday 9 June, 2014

Bryan Cranston and Neil Patrick Harris won big at the Tony Awards last night
# Tony Awards 2014
From The Daily Edge
# Tony Awards 2014

Bryan Cranston and Neil Patrick Harris won big at the Tony Awards last night

Jun 9th 2014, 7:48 AM 13,262 Views 3 Comments

Cranston beat out Big Boyler Chris O’Dowd. But we forgive him.

# theatre - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ronan Keating is going to sing lead in the Once musical
# Falling Ro-ly
From The Daily Edge
# Falling Ro-ly

Ronan Keating is going to sing lead in the Once musical

Jun 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 15,462 Views 77 Comments

“Onshe.”

# theatre - Monday 5 May, 2014

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it

May 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,580 Views 7 Comments

A look behind the scenes at the Abbey Theatre’s new production of Twelfth Night.

# theatre - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Chris O'Dowd has been nominated for a Tony Award
# Tony Awards
From The Daily Edge
# Tony Awards

Chris O'Dowd has been nominated for a Tony Award

Apr 29th 2014, 3:32 PM 11,466 Views 8 Comments

The Irish actor received a Best Leading Actor nomination for his role in Of Mice And Men.

# theatre - Sunday 13 April, 2014

DJ-ing and costume making: Cork teens' alternative approach to mental health
# Youth Innovation
# Youth Innovation

DJ-ing and costume making: Cork teens' alternative approach to mental health

Apr 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,801 Views 1 Comment

Skibb Smiles was one of a number of entrepreneurial youth projects showcased at the launch of ‘Initiate Now’ this week.

# theatre - Saturday 1 March, 2014

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)

Mar 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 8,310 Views 5 Comments

A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.