Somewhere Under the Rainbow, Ireland

Sharon Sexton belts a la Liza in "Somehwere Under the Rainbow"Photo from the "Somewhere" website 'Somewhere Under the Rainbow: The Liza Minnelli Story' Written and directed by Cillian O’DonnachadhaPavillion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, IrelandJune 23, 2011First Irish tour through July(See  ...

Big Ole Piece of Cake, Dublin

(From left:) Mark Lambert, Ian Lloyd Anderson and Joe Hanley in "Big Ole Piece of Cake" Big Ole Piece of Cake By Sean McLoughlinDirected by Jim CulletonFishamble: The New Play CompanyDublinOct. 29-Nov. 27 http://fishamble.com Clarence (Mark Lambert) is an  ...

Between Foxrock and a Hard Place, Dublin

Lisa Lambe and Rory Nolan in "Between Foxrock and a Hard Place" Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: Between Foxrock and a Hard Place By Paul HowardDirected by Jimmy FayOlympia Theatre, DublinPremiere production through Nov. 14, 2010 www.rossocarrollkelly.ie The Ireland of 1998 was  ...

Our Town, NY

Our TownBy Thornton WilderDirected by David CromerBarrow Street TheatreNew YorkThrough Sept. 12, 2010http://ourtownoffbroadway.com/James McMenamin and Jennifer Grace in the Barrow Street Theatre production of "Our Town"Photo by Carol Rosegg David Cromer’s production of "Our Town" is proof that  ...

Race, NY

RaceWritten and directed by David MametWith Eddie Izzard, Dennis Haysbert, Afton C. Williamson, Richard ThomasEthel Barrymore TheatreNew YorkThrough Aug. 21, 2010www.raceonbroadway.com/#/ Eddie Izzard as Jack Lawson in David Mamet's "Race"Photo by Carol RoseggCharles Strickland, a wealthy white patrician, stands  ...

I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Dublin

I Capuleti e i Montecchiby Vincenzo BelliniOpera IrelandDublin: Gaiety Theatre 4-6 March 2010http://www.operaireland.ieBellini’s recounting of the story of star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and JulietCapulet claims not Shakespeare as its heritage, but the Italian Renaissance storiesupon which Shakespeare himself based  ...

Roméo et Juliette, Dublin

Roméo et Julietteby Charles GounodDublin: Gaiety Theatre, Feb 27 - March 7http://www.operaireland.ieThough one of Opera’s ‘also rans’ in some ways, French composer Charles Gounod didhave the distinction of carrying the label ‘composer of Faust’ for much of hiscareer. His  ...

Macbeth, Dublin

Macbethby Giuseppe Verdi Opera IrelandDublin: Gaiety Theatre 14th - 22nd November, 2009http://www.operaireland.ie/Verdi’s avowed intention with Macbeth was to introduce true dramatic force to his work, previously dominated by historical and religious subjects that provided power largely by inference. Macbeth  ...

The Pitmen Painters

The Pitmen Paintersby Lee Hallinspired by the book by William FeaverNational Theatre (UK) and Live Theatre NewcastleDublin: Gaiety Theatre October 6th  -10th, 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival.On Tour: Cardiff New Theatre 13 - 17  ...

The Blue Dragon, Dublin

The Blue Dragonby Robert Lepage and Marie MichaudEx MachinaDublin: O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere 7 - 11 October, 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre FestivalOn Tour: Le Havre 5 - 7 November; Toulouse 13-14 November; Madrid  20-23 November;  ...