The Abbey Theatre
' I know we've had to numb ourselves over the past year in ways we may not understand yet, and I can sense in myself that it might take a few shows to make me fully experience live performance again. Am I the only one? '
The Abbey Theatre announced the 14 recipients of the Commemoration Bursaries which are named in honour of those who lost their lives on Bloody Sunday in 1920. The bursary is awarded to artists to fund new work inspired by the events of the civil war period, according to the Abbey.
Our Social Media Manager, Abbie, send sparkles your way in the form of Sir Patrick Stewart's sonnet recitation, Tom Hollander's daily routine, and an intense longing to see The Great Hunger.
Each Week, Abigail Grimstad, TheatreMaker.ie’s Social Media Manager looks at the posts on social media that caught her attention. A bit of Gershwin, a dash of nostalgia, a letter to a country, add a MASSIVE HUG, and end it with a Sondheim soliloquy. Is this what we need for an enjoyable life?
Nearly every festival in Ireland has been cancelled; We bring together some of Ireland's top festival directors and consultants to discuss the big picture for festivals. Featuring: Kim McCafferty, Tríona Ní Dhuibhir, Jen Coppinger, Louise Stephens, WIllie White, John Merrigan, Danielle Morgan, and Bryan Burroughs.