Reviews

24/09/2017
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor: ‘I fought my way up from the mean streets of Rathgar’

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor: ‘I fought my way up from the mean streets of Rathgar’

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor – From Love/Hate to the Avengers: Infinity War, he does a fine line in onscreen menace.
27/08/2017
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Seán McGinley: Being an actor

Seán McGinley ‘Being an actor, doing it for a living certainly was nowhere on my radar… There was no conception of something like that happening’
25/07/2017
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Aaron Monaghan: Fighting Talk and Picking Parts

The Druid stalwart nearly gave up acting in the wake of DruidMurphy but he’s kept working to improve himself and his art. “It’s like sparring,” he […]
12/07/2017

Two Pints Review

The bar is a sanctuary, but we are all moving towards last orders. Roddy Doyle’s series finds skilful new shape in the Abbey’s pub-crawling two-hander. 
22/03/2017

Dublin By Lamplight

“It is not about the plays, it’s about the building!” So insists Willy Hayes, cofounder and resident playwright of the Irish National Theatre of Ireland, as […]
09/12/2016

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol review: ghosts of Christmas classic. The invention at the heart of this show makes it an excellent way to introduce the spookiest of […]
25/09/2016
The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Old Elemental conflicts meet new pop-culture obsessions… so writes Peter Crawley of The Irish Times on Druid ’s new production of Martin McDonagh’s 1996 play The Beauty […]
14/07/2016

Waiting for Godot

If you are lucky enough to get a seat then I’m sure you too will be enthralled by the Druid Theatre‘s latest offering; Waiting for Godot. This production […]
28/06/2016

The Weir, Galway

The Weir remains Conor McPherson’s most admired play and it’s easy to see why. Set in a rural Irish pub on an evening when the regulars […]