Sara Keating

Sara Keating

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

Theatre review: Two Pints: An overheard chat about all things trifling and momentous

Theatre review: Two Pints: An overheard chat about all things trifling and momentous

Two Pints Abbey Theatre, Dublin Rating: *** Until August 10 Roddy Doyle’s Two Pints began life...

Eminent actors and an arresting location elevate an imperfect text

Eminent actors and an arresting location elevate an imperfect text

As the stories in The Small Things unspool, a dark fairytale reveals itself

A mother, a son and the yawning chasm of intellectual difference

A mother, a son and the yawning chasm of intellectual difference

Elizabeth Moynihan cuts through conventions of dramatic realism with overlapping interludes that bring to life the interior lives of Quicksand's two main characters

A compelling adaptation is derailed by schlocky finale

A compelling adaptation is derailed by schlocky finale

Are you one of the millions of people who have read Paula Hawkins’s 2015 book The Girl on the T...

A lyrical take on the capital’s overlapping voices and lives

A lyrical take on the capital’s overlapping voices and lives

Citysong By Dylan Coburn Gray Abbey Theatre Until June 8 Rating: **** Citysong is an ode to Dubli...

Theatre: Deftly navigating a PC minefield

Theatre: Deftly navigating a PC minefield

This sumptuous and sophisticated production of The King and I from Bartlett Sher acknowledges the musical’s cultural baggage, but interrogates it too

Midlife crisis is short and sweet

Midlife crisis is short and sweet

They Float Up By Jacquelyn Reingold Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin Rating: **** Runs until May ...

Revival of Williams’s classic eventually hits a Glass ceiling

Revival of Williams’s classic eventually hits a Glass ceiling

The Glass Menagerie Gate Theatre, Dublin Rating: *** Runs until June 1 Tennessee Williams’s fir...

Putting an absurdist slant on a traditonal father-son tale

Putting an absurdist slant on a traditonal father-son tale

Mark Doherty’s 2004 play Trad charts the emotional and physical journey that a dying father and his ageing son take in a bid to secure the family’s future: that their name lives on.

All the world’s a stage

All the world’s a stage

Loaded Dice, a theatre company that aims to produce professional-quality drama for a wide audience by adults with intellectual disabilities, takes a cue from Shakespeare for its latest production

Reversing gender’s rigid norms with a truly playful performance

Reversing gender’s rigid norms with a truly playful performance

Princesses Can Be Pirates Civic Theatre, Tallaght On tour Rating: **** As the pithy title suggest...

War Horse continues to dazzle a decade after its first performance

War Horse continues to dazzle a decade after its first performance

Using puppetry and song, directors Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris achieve an epic theatrical transformation of Michael Morpurgo’s affecting story, which revolves around a young man, Albert (Scott Miller), and his horse, Joey

Meticulous, moving drama marks the start of something special

Meticulous, moving drama marks the start of something special

Beginning Gate Theatre, Dublin Runs until April 20 Rating: **** ‘It would have been easier if w...