Arthur Miller (1915 – 2005)

Arthur Miller was at least the greatest playwright of his generation. His one possible rival, Tennessee Williams, exploited quite different dramatic territory, so their legacies remain distinct. Miller's was the high moral ground, the individual's engagement with his society.  ...

Don Carlos – Freidrich Schiller

Our reviews of the Verdi opera based on the play: Opera Ireland Teatro Col�n Eagle Creek Exploration Travel Gear ORV Gear Bag Michael Grandage’s revival of Schiller’s rarely seen  ...

Dublin Carol – Conor McPherson

Forget the laws of mathematics; sometimes the whole is less than the sum of its parts. Despite an acclaimed playwright (Conor McPherson, The Weir), a proven director (Joy Carlin) and a first rate cast (Gary Armagnac, Nicolas Pelczar and  ...

The Home Place – Brian Friel

Though Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations and Aristocrats have all enjoyed recent revivals, The Home Place is Brian Friel’s first new Irish play since the turn of the century. Friel has been spending most of his time adapting Chekov in  ...

Hilda – Marie Ndiaye

Hilda, a first play written by a French-Senegalese novelist, Marie Ndiaye, is a taut one act about modern day slavery in which a wealthy woman becomes obsessed with the new nanny she employs. In the spirit of both Pinter  ...