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To many people back in 1951, it must have seemed a crazy idea. With the encouragement of the writer Compton Mackenzie, a group of...

History hasn’t been kind to Irish women playwrights. Most of their work fell out of repertory long ago. A turning point may be marked...

Working abroad can be one of the major benefits of a career in the performing arts. As daunting and unsettling as the upheaval of...

The Granada Difference: From the North is A documentary showcasing Granada’s huge contribution to UK TV, plus special guests; a discussion with David Liddiment, former Director...

Theatre in Ireland has never been healthier. Despite the continuing aftershocks of the economic recession, the range on offer is considerable and growing. Dublin remains...

It’s unusual to find an international festival that also opens its platform to genuinely showcase what is new and exciting from the host nation....

In a career that spanned five decades, Edward Albee brought a critical, often caustic, focus to bear on the American dream. He came to...

Fiach Mac Conghail is a man with a mission. Certainly, no figure in Irish theatre over the past quarter-century has ranged so widely or...

The National Campaign for the Arts is to launch a new website I’ve been helping to develop. One of the NCA’s board members sensibly...

The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first nights of When We Are...

Directed and choreographed by former Bolshoi Ballet soloist, Konstantin Uralsky, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is coming to UK this Autumn with a...
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