Sara Keating

Sara Keating

Who fears to speak of Repeal?

Who fears to speak of Repeal?

Maz and Bricks is an important, timely play, but, crucially, it is also a really enjoyable one

Theatre: Brokentalkers present theatre as therapy with deeply personal play

Theatre: Brokentalkers present theatre as therapy with deeply personal play

Have I No Mouth is a brave and inspiring piece of theatre about loss

Theatre: A complex tale of friendship, life, art and deception

Theatre: A complex tale of friendship, life, art and deception

Margulies’ play moves with the sort of naturalistic ease that never lets the audience get comfortable with the unfolding scenario

Theatre: A fitful cross-border journey for Riordan’s Train of thought

Theatre: A fitful cross-border journey for Riordan’s Train of thought

Riordan uses real historical material to bolster his interrogation of the history of gender politics in Ireland

Feathers in the cap for Limerick dance group’s children’s show

Feathers in the cap for Limerick dance group’s children’s show

An immersive atmosphere which helps to sustain the audience’s varied attention spans

Theatre: Fun revival of Russell’s pseudo-sibling saga

Theatre: Fun revival of Russell’s pseudo-sibling saga

Fans of populist politics and popular entertainment will not fail to be moved

A rollicking look back at the Abbey’s beginnings

A rollicking look back at the Abbey’s beginnings

The sense of history might be slippery, but the overall impression is remarkably authentic to the contemporary revisionist eye

Theatre: Fishamble’s fresh approach produces a thrilling spectacle

Theatre: Fishamble’s fresh approach produces a thrilling spectacle

McAuliffe manages to craft a resonant coming-of-age story

Breathing fresh life into the enduring Brontë family saga

Breathing fresh life into the enduring Brontë family saga

Illustrated Theatre is to be commended for the ambition of its production, but the execution has yet to reach its full potential

Theatre: Blue Raincoat triumphs with a startling expedition

Theatre: Blue Raincoat triumphs with a startling expedition

Shackleton perfectly measures the audience’s capacity to engage with this unique style of storytelling

Educating Rita in 1980s Belfast is a lesson for us all

Educating Rita in 1980s Belfast is a lesson for us all

The show tours to Waterford, Limerick and Cork until the end of March, before playing at the Gaiety Theatre

Walsh visualises a world and then tilts it on its axis

Walsh visualises a world and then tilts it on its axis

In transferring to the main stage of the Abbey Theatre the experience undoubtedly loses some of its power

Gate serves up heady mix in Brel revue

Gate serves up heady mix in Brel revue

If the competing tones seem a little out of tune, the cast of four ensures we are absolutely compelled by their character studies

A swashbuckling approach to Shakespeare’s Danish tragedy

A swashbuckling approach to Shakespeare’s Danish tragedy

This touring production from Icarus Theatre is at least superficially faithful

Emmet Kirwan’s tale of two brothers is a heartbreak

Emmet Kirwan’s tale of two brothers is a heartbreak

Kirwan avoids turning the play into simple analysis of class warfare