The Hired Man – Howard Goodall/Melvyn Bragg

Dublin, Dra�ocht Centre for the Arts September 11 - 15 Waterford International Festival of Light Opera September 26 Howard Goodall’s musical adaptation of Melvyn Bragg’s novel inspired by the life of his paternal grandfather  ...

How the Other Half Loves – Alan Ayckbourn

First staged in 1970, How the Other Half Loves is a direct descendant of the drawing room farces of Oscar Wilde and No�l Coward. It adds a more contemporary outlook, including references to and a certain dependence upon the  ...

The Cherry Orchard – Anton Chekhov

A handsome production of The Cherry Orchard served as the first theatrical production in Santa Fe's new Lensic Performing Arts Center, a 1930s Spanish-Moroccan movie palace painstakingly transformed at a cost of $8.2 million into a state-of-the-art, 800-seat theater  ...

Fool Moon

Two guys, a band and an audience – that’s all there is to it. But, don’t let the simplicity fool you; it would be extremely foolish to pass up Fool Moon. The 1993 Tony-Award-winning hit, currently enjoying an encore  ...

Blithe Spirit – Noel Coward

audio cd (unabridged) with Shirley Knight DVD of the 1945 David Lean film starring Rex Harrison Linen/Rayon Shirt with Embroidery by P.I. Sport N.Y. Written and first produced in 1941, at a time  ...

Alone It Stands – John Breen

In 1978 the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team toured Ireland. They had already demolished national and regional sides from all over the British Isles and seemed unbeatable. On October 31st they met Munster, a provincial outfit made up  ...

The Homecoming – Harold Pinter

Despite shifts in the moral, social, and political climate since 1964, Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming remains a challenging work of theatre. It is complex, confrontational, and casually brutal about human nature. It is also linguistically rich, laden with levels  ...

Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Act V, scene ii. The death of Hamlet Eugene Delacroix lithograph, 1843 Director Sam Dowling’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s most widely-read play is a treat for both devotees and initiates. Though tightly compressed into a neat two  ...

Contact

Like the 1975 musical megahit A Chorus Line, Contact grew out of an idea nurtured in a dancers' workshop environment. But Michael Bennett's glittering musical was rooted in the personal experiences of the dancers within the workshop. The book  ...

The Beautiful Game

Theatregoers walking into the Cambridge Theatre are greeted by the site of a black stage surrounded by a bombed out proscenium. Lloyd Webber’s latest is an attempt to get away from the theatrical spectaculars of Phantom, Starlight and Sunset  ...