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PREVIEW: Machinal – O’ Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, Galway

Writer: Sophie Treadwell Director: Ian R. Walsh Students at NUI Galway’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance will stage Sophie Treadwell’s little produced play, Machinal, this month at Galway’s newest arts venue. This classic American play is inspired by true events, and follows a young woman suffocated by a restrictive, unfeeling machine-like society. Haunting and provocative, Treadwell’s expressionistic play is ...

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NEWS: Record breaking number of shows announced for Brighton Fringe

A record breaking 970 shows have been announced today [22 February 2017] for this year’s Brighton Fringe festival, which runs across Brighton and Hove from 5 May to 4 June 2017. The month-long festival, England’s largest open access arts festival, will also see more than 300 world premieres and over 100 international shows perform. Theatre highlights including the return to ...

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STAGE SHOT: Peter Pan – National Theatre

Today the National Theatre released the production images for their annual family Christmas show. This year's treat is an adaptation of J.M Barrie's Peter Pan in a co-production between with Bristol Old Vic. When Peter Pan, the leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow during a visit to London, headstrong Wendy helps him re-attach it. In return she is invited to Neverland ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Kate Jackson

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Kate Jackson tells us about her show, which she will be performing at CUE Comedy. How would you describe your show in one sentence? A little insight into the mind of a single, late twenties nursing student. Is this your first ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Viva Hypnosis

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Simon Warner tells us about their showViva Hypnosis, which they will be performing at The Epstein Theatre. How would you describe your show in one sentence? Taking you on a rip-roaring, hilarious hypnotic trip to Las Vegas and beyond…an immersive, interactive ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Gein’s Family Giftshop – Work in Progress

OurLiverpool Laughsseries offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at theLiverpool Comedy Festival. Gein's Family Giftshop tell us about their show, Work in Progress, which they will be performing atFunny Looking Fringe How would you describe your show in one sentence? Poo, blood, bums and the occasional bit of social commentary that goes largely unnoticed. Is this ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Jonathan Murray – Cue Comedy

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in-cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Jonathan Murray tells us about his show,Cue Comedy,which he will be performing atMurphys Town Hall How would you describe your show in one sentence? Working-class lad who grew up in a working-class area, giving his tales a feminine make-over Is this ...

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LIVERPOOL LAUGHS: Jack Ryan – Does Stand-Up – On Tour

Our Liverpool Laughs series offers short, witty and slightly tongue-in- cheek insights into the offerings at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Jack Ryan tells us about his show Does Stand Up - On Tour, which he will be performing at Constellations. How would you describe your show in one sentence? You should probably pick up some Tenna Ladies en-route! Is this ...

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