Sara Keating: Dublin Theatre Festival 2022 pushes the boundaries once again

This year’s festival has a robust programme of shows from all over the world, designed to reflect global issues as well as theatrical trends

Bros by Italian director Romeo Castellucci is at the O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College from October 14-15

In the devastating wake of World War II, it was commonly believed that culture had the power to keep the peace. When the Dublin Theatre Festival (DTF) began in 1957, it was with this express ambition: bringing international work to the city to foster cultural cooperation.

After decades of economic and cultural repression, Ireland was beginning to look outwards and the impact this event has had on Irish artists cannot be overstated. It is hard ...