Gwen talks to Stephen Rea, appearing as Oedipus/Otto in Sam Shepard’s new play “A Particle of Dread.” Tune from new CD by James Cleveland and Jim Norman.
Archives for 2014
Michael Fitzpatrick finds out that The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue has a favorite Monkee.
Tpm Vaughan-Lawlor sizzles as he paints the pictures of the joy riding, violent and even sexy exploits of Howie and his cohorts in Mark O’Rowe’s “Howie the Rookie.”
Despite some uneven acting, Philomena Connors says of “Major Barbara” from Gingold and The Pearl Theatre, that ” you have to love Shaw’s astute view of people and society.”
Mark Butler reports on Irish Rep’s groundbreaking in September– full of hardhats and song!
How it’s New York: Irish Arts Center. How it’s Irish: Irish born Paul Muldoon is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet and one of the most significant post World War 2 poets. Irishman Martin Hayes is a renowned fiddle player from Ireland. Muldoon’s Picnic is a combination of music and the spoken word hosted by poet […]
John Kearns attended the second New York Trad Fest, and found it ” a remarkable showcase for the traditional musicians of New York and their visiting friends.”
Tony Horswill finds Peter Quinn’s “Dry Bones” a “gripping web of historical detail and intrigue.
Jayne Pomplas says The Stepcrew “makes you want to dance!”
What if Jonathan Swift, satirist and patriot, roamed Dublin today? Liam Swift wonders, in this original poem.
Christmas was unwrapped at Klub 45 on Sunday night, with Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra and Ashley Davis easing us into the spirit of the season.
Dead Centre’s ‘Lippy’ skims a theatrical surface. But the image of Hazmatted women swaying like flowers is burned into my memory.
How it’s New York: Damien Rice appeared on The Late Show with Letterman to promote his new album How it’s Irish: He is an internationally successful Irish singer songwriter After an eight-year sabbatical following his best selling album,’O‘, Damien Rice is back with a new release, ‘My Favourite Faded Fantasy‘. This time he is accompanied […]
Camille O’Sullivan, says Seamus Scanlon, is in a league of her own: “superstar material.”