Theatre

Gwen Orel: "The Tempest" at St. Ann's Warehouse illuminates justice and redemption

A staged reading of "The Dead" by James Joyce takes place tonight, Sat., Jan. 28th, with a starry cast, to benefit Fusion Theatre.

Sexton weaves a tale of love, loss, yearning, awakening and abject despair all wrapped up in a big ball of comedy. A wild ride she takes along with the...

"New York City: a Shining Mosaic" makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.

The rough-hewn walls, threadbare curtains and dilapidated leather sofa set the stage for an intense slice of Dublin life in Honor Molloy's play "Crackskull...

"The Hunger" is a haunting, unsettling look at the Irish famine, with the powerful vocals of Katherine Manley and Iarla O Lionaird, and the music of Alarm Will...

Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Conal Creedon's "The Cure," and finds Mellamphy's portrayal of John Murphy, a washed-up, broken-down and burnt-out survivor of Cork's...

9/11 and Political Theatre

Gwen Orel's 2007 essay on 9/11 and political theatre: "Telling the full truth will always be a political act."

Gwen Orel talks to Ciarán Hinds about his role in 'The Crucible,' including the dog onstage.

Gwen Orel talks to Lisa Dwan about her role in Conor McPherson's "Shining City" at Irish Repertory Theatre Featured tune is "The Constellation Slide Set" from...

John Cooper, creator of the documentary archive Oscar Wilde In America, previews the revival of The Judas Kiss at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), a play...

Aedin Moloney shines in a first-rate production of Sharman MacDonald's thoughtful play 'When I Was a Girl I Used to Scream and Shout.'

This past Friday I was honored to be among those treated to the best the Irish Arts Center has to offer. The overriding sentiment of the night was that when...

Gwen Orel talks to Gavin Quinn about Pan Pan Theatre and 'The Seagull and Other Birds.' Featured song is Eileen Ivers' 'Walk On,' from 'Beyond the Bog Road.'