Irish theatre: The next stage

As the old, and in some cases discredited, guard exits stage left, it’s time for a new generation to redefine theatre’s relationship with modern Ireland

18th February, 2018
Philly McMahon and Jenny Jennings of Thisispopbaby Pic: Fergal Phillips

Irish theatre is experiencing an important moment of transformation.

A new breed of theatre-makers are stepping onto our stages, taking with them their ideas, dreams and plans for the future. In doing so, they are sweeping away the ashes of previous administrations, in which issues pertaining to gender inequality and institutionalised dictatorships loomed large.

If those revolutionary changes could have been said to have begun in 2015, with the Waking the Feminists movement, instigated to...

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