Gabriel Before He Was Famous Legendary Irish actor Gabriel Byrne continues to make headlines – on the page and screen. Byrne’s new memoir – Walking With Ghosts – explores in sometimes painful detail the abuse he suffered at the hands of a priest when he was growing up, as well as an episode he described as a kind of revenge. Byrne – who can currently be seen in the 2020 … [Read more...] about Hibernia: Arts
Irish-American artist Ellsworth Kelly and the Ulster Youth Orchestra were among the winners in the 12th Praemium Imperiale, the world's largest arts awards. The Praemium Imperiale singles out artists in the five fields of Painting, Sculture, Architecture, Music, and Theatre / Film. It is among the most prestigious international honors for artists whose achievements are in … [Read more...] about Hibernia: Ellsworth Kelly Wins International Award
For the first two weeks in October, Dublin will once again host a smorgasbord of exciting theater from throughout the Fair City. The eircom Dublin Theatre Festival will offer both epic and intimate productions and merge theater, film, and music.
Kicking off the festival will be Dracula, the Music and Film, a one-of-a-kind production that will transform the National Concert … [Read more...] about Hibernia: The eircom
Dublin Theatre Festival
For six weeks this fall, the Gate Theatre in Dublin will be barnstorming the U.S. with two acclaimed productions of Samuel Beckett's plays Waiting for Godot and Krapp's Last Tape. The tour will visit seven universities in the Midwest and West: University of Texas, University of Kansas, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Ohio State University, University of California … [Read more...] about Hibernia: The Gate
Theatre on Tour
In August, the Provincetown Playhouse in New York City hosted the very first production of Eugene O'Neill's play Personal Equation. The play was written in 1915, while O'Neill was a student at Harvard. Set at the onset of World War I, it is about characters who must decide whether to join the army or the anarchist cause, a choice that ultimately divides a father and son. The … [Read more...] about Hibernia: New O’Neill Play Makes New York Debut