Dublin Theatre Festival: Let the shows begin

There are 29 new original works in this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival programme, and they are likely to benefit from having had an extra 12 months to be honed and improved

26th September, 2021
Dublin Theatre Festival: Let the shows begin
The Book of Names, directed by Louise Lowe and designed by Owen Boss, an Anú and Landmark Theatre production. Picture: Pablo Cassinoni

The Dublin Theatre Festival was just about to open last September when Ireland went into its second lockdown. Most of the Festival was cancelled, but this year it is back with a strong programme of 29 new original works for the stage, much of it unseen Irish work from last year’s programme.

Believe it or not, this is something to get really excited about. With theatre venues closed, artists have had an extra 12...

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