People of a certain vintage will have fond memories of the 1976 classic Bugsy Malone, a film set in 1920's prohibition era, gangster ridden New York- with a twist.  The film featured an all-child cast and was a musical.  Tommy guns...
This is a wholly delightful adaption of a classic play, France’s greatest playwright is brought to the Dublin stage in a fantastic modern production. First of all, it is worth pointing out that there has been a little bit of...
Pygmalion is a thoroughly enjoyable adaption of one of the most popular plays of one of Ireland’s Nobel Prize winners… a show for all theatre lovers. It’s a strange position to be in as a reviewer to be critiquing the...
Mercury At The New Theatre, July 26 For a work that both begins and ends really well this play is surprisingly bad. In fact, its beginning is its end and its end is its beginning, this is because 'Mercury' is plotted...
The Hellfire Squad by The Devious Theatre Company at The Project Arts Centre Dublin. This play is a modern Irish classic. Ireland, or at least Irish theatre, is in a strange place now. Post both the 100th year anniversary of...
The New Theatre presents Pink Milk Written by Lauren-Shannon Jones Directed by Nora Kelly Lester When you go to a play you tend to get some information telling you something about the show, never has this been so important to me as it...
  This is a tremendous play, which accomplishes the herculean task of doing justice to Kafka's novel, on which it is based. It is especially notable for the commitment and belief shown by both the cast and the directors towards the...
"Could it really be possible for a man to say he loves a woman and his boyfriend at the same time? I mean, what would all the ramifications of something as bold as that be? What ever do his family...
Last night, I cried. Twice. But then I went home on the bus feeling empowered as a female, determined to never take s**t from anyone ever again.  And that was exactly what the Fiona Whelan of the Rialto Youth Project (RYP) and...
"Get set for a rollicking night of comedy, music and theatre packed with songs from the legendary days of Elvis." Elvis is my Daddy is the sort of show that either puts a smile on your face as you enter the theatre,...
In the stageless cube of the Project Arts Theatre, the audience becomes assimilated into the set of construction poles and flickering televisions. Techno music booms, pulsating as we take our seats, quickly making us inhabitants of this new play. Soon the...
The Olive Tree sees writer and performer Katie O' Kelly (who later takes up the name 'Ash') transported from the relative safety of  Tesco's aisles to the war-torn landscape of Palestine. It is here where most of the story...