Nicolas Kent, the man behind the Tricycle, the uniquely innovative theater in Kilburn and launching-pad for many of Ireland's most successful plays, is interviewed by Marilyn Cole Lownes. ℘℘℘ It's 10 a.m. on London's busy Kilburn High Road and the Tricycle Theatre, emblazoned with flashing lights, is already open for business and ready for action. Sandwiched between the … [Read more...] about Steering The Tricycle
Dublin: From Feb. 1 through Feb. 8 the Irish Film Center's two theaters were filled with fans eager to catch the premieres of cinematic versions of all 19 of Samuel Beckett's stage plays. Nearly every screening sold out well in advance. Famous names and directors associated with the project include David Mamet, who directed a seven-minute version of Catastrophe starring … [Read more...] about Celebrating Beckett on Film
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