Sara Keating

Sara Keating

Theatre Review: A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

Theatre Review: A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

Spooky and beguiling magic realism for children of all ages

Social comedy with a swagger sees the zeitgeist captured in some style

Social comedy with a swagger sees the zeitgeist captured in some style

In an explosively funny comedy, Lisa Tierney-Keogh ploughs deep into the (still inexplicably controversial) minefield of contemporary feminism and no one comes out the better for it

Only messing: A radical approach to theatre

Only messing: A radical approach to theatre

Dublin Fringe Festival’s Young Radicals strand puts the fun into theatre by creating playful experiences for children and teenagers

Serving up a fresh twist on Wilde’s timeless comedy of manners

Serving up a fresh twist on Wilde’s timeless comedy of manners

To Hell in a Handbag By Helen Norton and Jonathan White Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin Until Se...

The shoe fits for an effervescent and toe-tapping musical romp

The shoe fits for an effervescent and toe-tapping musical romp

Kinky Boots is as much a about self-acceptance as it is about shoes

Irish women’s party gets darkly comic feminist alternative history

Irish women’s party gets darkly comic feminist alternative history

In The Roaring Banshees, members of Cumann na mBan establish a nationalist, feminist splinter group who try – and fail – to stop partition by assassinating Éamon de Valera

Theatre review: The Odd Couple

Theatre review: The Odd Couple

Curmudgeonly 1960s classic gets turned on its head by gender switch

Sister act is a tour de force that crackles with dramatic tension

Sister act is a tour de force that crackles with dramatic tension

Cleft is a powerful evocation of family ties and family guilt, and its final image will stay with you long after the curtain call

Picnics and poetry with Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon

Picnics and poetry with Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at Princeton university Paul Muldoon also performs with a rock band and is about to tour Ireland with a live sketch show, writes Sara Keating

Theatre for the senses

Theatre for the senses

With professional expertise and passionate direction, Anna Newell produces high-quality and accessible theatre for children with complex needs, writes Sara Keating

Joyce gets a global twist as The Dead is reimagined for the stage

Joyce gets a global twist as The Dead is reimagined for the stage

Epiphany Town Hall Theatre, Galway Run ended Rating: **** For James Joyce, whose short story The...

Deft marital drama struggles to escape the confines of its outdated production

Deft marital drama struggles to escape the confines of its outdated production

The midlands town where the action takes place is not paradise but purgatory, and the couple’s marriage is a terrifying portrait of middle age

A tireless and ferocious actor full of menace and charm

A tireless and ferocious actor full of menace and charm

Karl Shiels, who died suddenly last Sunday at the age of 47, was a tireless supporter of emerging talent

Theatre: Embarking on a new Brendan voyage to find a song for Europe

Theatre: Embarking on a new Brendan voyage to find a song for Europe

Fionn Foley fully exploits the opportunity provided by Brendan Galileo for Europe, crafting a story which allows him to inhabit a variety of discrete characters that flex his vocal and physical skills

Galway Arts Festival director Paul Fahy on this year's highlights

Galway Arts Festival director Paul Fahy on this year's highlights

Galway-born Fahy speaks with Sara Keating about the joys and challenges of running one of the biggest cultural events in the country