Abbey Woes Continue

Abbey Woes Continue

Playwright Jimmy Murphy, a former member of the Abbey Theatre Advisory Council has this afternoon called for Government to step in to an increasingly bitter war of words at the national theatre. Speaking on the pavement outside the theatre Murphy was reacting to news...
American Idiot Coming to Gaiety

American Idiot Coming to Gaiety

The special 10 th anniversary tour of American Idiot – the ground breaking Tony award-winning rock musical with music by punk-pop and multi Grammy award-winning band Green Day is coming to Dublin this month. The show will be staged at The Gaiety Theatre in Dublin from...
Helix Panto’s Charity Gift

Helix Panto’s Charity Gift

Magic was in the air this morning as the cast of The Helix Panto, Robin Hood presented a cheque of €12,000 to Temple Street Children’s Hospital, which was raised from the casts designated charity show for the children’s hospital. This season, The Helix Panto staged a...
Mockingbird Cancellation Leaves Theatre Gap

Mockingbird Cancellation Leaves Theatre Gap

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre has a five-day hole to fill in its schedule following the cancellation of a UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird. The English based Jonathan Church Productions had been granted rights to stage the play by the Harper Lee Estate but...
Wexford Opera Names New Director

Wexford Opera Names New Director

The Board of Wexford Festival Opera has announced Rosetta Cucchi as the new Artistic Director of the Festival. She will take up the six-year position when the current Artistic Director David Agler finishes his tenure after the 2019 Festival. Rosetta brings with her a...