Tag Archives : Shakespeare


Competition CLOSED: Gnomeo and Juliet

***COMPETITION CLOSED – Congratulations to Peter, Kerrie, Barbara, Cian, Karen, Val, Leann, ilovelife, Gerry Brett, Edward Curtin, Josephine M and Danny*** “Two households, both alike in gnomery, in fair veranda where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break new pottery…” [I just made that up, but I really HOPE that’s how this thing plays […]

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The Abbey Theatre Presents…that play

Opening tonight, The Abbey Theatre presents Shakespeare’s psychological thriller, Macbeth. It is one of the darkest and most bloody of the Bard’s plays and this production is in the hands of director Jimmy Fay, who also brought The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, a superb production of Playboy of the Western World and Ages of […]


Devious Theatre: Shakespeare In Bits

Never ones to rest on their laurels or to do one production at a time when they could be doing two, Devious Theatre have announced that they will do a special production as part of the Rockfall Festival. The Rockfall Festival is taking place in Kilkenny over the October Bank Holiday weekend and Devious Theatre […]


Dublin Shakespeare Festival

The best kept secret in town. Someone please teach these people how to market their ideas. This week sees the first ever Trinity College Dublin Shakespeare Festival. It runs from Monday 8th June to Sunday 14th June and features performances and workshops based on the work of William Shakespeare taking place all around Dublin. It […]


We love the Abbey and they love creative comments

Remember our competition for tickets to see Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre? We had two particularly funny and creative comments: Within the Abbey’s walls I ne’er have been, Its beauties unto me unheard, unseen. But if mine name be picked by chance from hat, Then maybe I could go and check […]