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#Theatre

# theatre - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “This area’s gone to the f**king dogs”: Why this writer was inspired by Dublin’s rubbish problems On The Stage

# theatre - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What springs to mind when you think of artists with disabilities? Creativity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie “Smile!” How’s your Culture Night going? Culture Night 2014

“Smile!” How’s your Culture Night going?

These young ladies have been snapping selfies in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

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

From TheJournal.ie Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see Culture Night

Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see

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

# theatre - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘We Irish deal with things with a sense of humour – even cancer’ Fringe Festival

Opinion: ‘We Irish deal with things with a sense of humour – even cancer’

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

From TheJournal.ie Not sure what to see at the Tiger Fringe? Let us help Let Me Entertain You

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

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

# theatre - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video: ‘At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking’ Theatre

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

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

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

From The Score VIDEO: Diego Maradona gets out of his car to slap a journalist Slaps This post contains videos

# theatre - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is this woman the best Irish writer you’ve never heard of? Maeve's House

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

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

# theatre - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

# theatre - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

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

# theatre - Friday 6 June, 2014

# theatre - Monday 5 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gold pants and gender bending… it’s Shakespeare, but not as you know it Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

Gold pants and gender bending… it’s Shakespeare, but not as you know it

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

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

# theatre - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie DJ-ing and costume making: Cork teens’ alternative approach to mental health Youth Innovation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing) Sneak Peek

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

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

# theatre - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website He's Not The Messiah

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website

The play was banned by councillors in Newtownabbey last week for being ‘disrespectful to Christians’.

# theatre - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Debra Messing’s Irish accent will make you want to put needles in your ears

She’s in a new Broadway called ‘Outside Mullingar’.

# theatre - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland Holy Show

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland

A play that was dubbed ‘blasphemous’ has been pulled from a council-run theatre.

# theatre - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

10 defining characteristics of an Irish audience

10 defining characteristics of an Irish audience

Whether you’re at a gig, show, panto, you’re bound to spot a few of these.

# theatre - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Investigation begins into cause of ceiling collapse at theatre Apollo Theatre

Investigation begins into cause of ceiling collapse at theatre

The author of the book on which the play at the theatre was based has said he is sorry “that so many people went through such a terrifying experience”.

# theatre - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 88 injured after roof collapses at London theatre Shaftesbury Avenue

88 injured after roof collapses at London theatre

London’s Ambulance Service says 88 people have been injured, seven of them seriously.

# theatre - Friday 1 November, 2013

New musical tells life of Jesus through music of Britney Spears

“My loneliness is killing me,” it says. (Not a joke.)

# theatre - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

6 things you probably didn’t know about Julie Andrews

She loves potatoes, that’s good enough for us.

# theatre - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

PICS: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are having the best bromance ever

They’re bopping around New York like a couple of teenagers!

# theatre - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Score New show explores bloody-minded passion of Dubs fans on Hill 16 Fair Balls

New show explores bloody-minded passion of Dubs fans on Hill 16

Fair Balls T’Yis features 50 Dublin fans on a mock-up of Croke Park’s famous terrace.

# theatre - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing) Calling The Hill

GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2013 wants volunteers to take the terrace, sorry – stage, for performance piece about fandom.

# theatre - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Remembering LAMBO and the celebrity of Gerry Ryan Opinion

Column: Remembering LAMBO and the celebrity of Gerry Ryan

It started out as an innocent book review but ended up as the subject of a police investigation. Hugh Travers writes about the late great Gerry Ryan and the claim that made him famous.

# theatre - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tackling the taboo – relationships, sexuality and disability Opinion

Column: Tackling the taboo – relationships, sexuality and disability

The discussion of intellectual disabilities and sexuality is not easy. Although families may be aware and supportive, many don’t know how to navigate this territory. It’s a subject that demands awareness, writes Petal Pilley.

# theatre - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

IRISH…THE MUSICAL: The best named show on Earth?

It’s an actual real American TV thing.

# theatre - Monday 10 June, 2013

Here is how Broadway talent dress up for a night out Frock Patrol This post contains images

Here is how Broadway talent dress up for a night out

Spoiler alert: it is quite glamourous and involves a scowling ScarJo.

# theatre - Friday 15 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 400 events promoting Irish arts organised across Europe for Ireland’s EU Presidency Arts

400 events promoting Irish arts organised across Europe for Ireland’s EU Presidency

Hundreds of events are taking place across all Member States of the European Union to help promote Irish culture during the country’s EU Presidency.

# theatre - Monday 4 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie MP condemns those who “want Derry to be a theatre for destruction” Derry

MP condemns those who “want Derry to be a theatre for destruction”

Police in Northern Ireland found a suspicious object after intercepting a van in Derry last night.

# theatre - Monday 26 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Danish theatre cancels Amy Winehouse play Amy

Danish theatre cancels Amy Winehouse play

The late singer’s family blocked the use of her music and photos in the play, which was scheduled to open in January.

# theatre - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Want to star in Once? Now’s your chance Once This post contains videos

Want to star in Once? Now’s your chance

The Tony award-winning theatre adaptation is coming to Ireland, and open auditions are being held this month. Play an instrument and want to get involved? Here are all the details.

# theatre - Thursday 25 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Amy Winehouse play to open in Denmark Amy

Amy Winehouse play to open in Denmark

Danish Royal Theatre in Copenhagen to focus on life of late singer

# theatre - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Can you identify these Irish literary quotations? Pop Quiz

# theatre - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From Business ETC Cork’s Savoy venue to re-open, creating 65 new jobs Jobswatch

Cork’s Savoy venue to re-open, creating 65 new jobs

The venue, which is located in a historic building in the city, will have live events, trapeze artists and 3D mapping visuals .

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