Tag: Gaiety Theatre

Review: King of the Castle

Originally broadcast 12/10/2017 on Arena, RTE Radio 1. King of the Castle, presented by Druid, runs until October 15th 2017 at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Director:  Garry Hynes Writer: Eugene McCabe Cast includes:  Seána Kerslake, Seán McGinley,  Peter Daly, Ryan Donaldson, Bosco Hogan, John Olohan, Marty Rea,  Steve Blount, Anthony Moriarty, Eddie Mullarkey, Conor Quinlan, Kate Murray, Shane McCormick and Patrick Conneely Design:  Francis O’Connor Lighting Design:  James F. Ingalls…

Review: The Successful TD

Writer: John B. Keane Adaptors: Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, Michael Scott Director: Michael Scott Originally broadcast 07/02/2017 on Arena, RTE Radio 1.

Review: Are You There, Garth? It’s me, Margaret.

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub. Based on the now infamous events of summer 2014, when five Garth Brooks concerts were cancelled at Croke Park, Are you there, Garth? It’s me, Margaret is a new comedy play by Fiona Looney. The central character of Margaret (Deirdre O’Kane) converses regularly with Garth Brooks as she stands in her…

Review: Dancing At Lughnasa

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub. First preformed at the Abbey Theatre in 1990, Brian Friel’s Dancing At Lughnasa makes a timely return to Dublin to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The multi-award winning play comes to the Gaiety Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival in conjunction with the inaugural Lughnasa International Friel Festival. A semi-autobiographical memory…