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6 Reasons Why You Should See The Weir

6 Reasons Why You Should See The Weir

On the wall about seeing The Weir? Well, that’s fair – we all need some degree of convincing. In any case here’s our 6 reasons why you should see Conor McPherson’s contemporary classic – The Weir! 1. The Weir Deals with the Paranormal Mr. McPherson’s gentle tale about the thin membrane...read more →

13 Deadly Plays to See This Winter

13 Deadly Plays to See This Winter

  Irish theatre during the winter is at most dynamic stage; it is as if theatre makers are inspired by the frost, compelled by the rain and wholeheartedly invigorated by the prospect of the summer’s sun. This season we are seeing everything from new writing to musicals to classic tales to...read more →

Vernon God Little: A History

Vernon God Little: A History

The roots and comparisons as well as the content of Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre are counter-cultural and thought-provoking In 2001, DBC Pierre sat down to write a novel which explored contemporary culture, specifically that of self-entitlement and delusional behaviour, the affliction he was recovering from at the...read more →

Lighting The Pillowman

Lighting The Pillowman

Belfast’s Ciaran Bagnall provides a delicate, passionate account of why he is so proud to be working on The Pillowman and in the theatre industry I’ve been a Martin McDonagh fan for a long time. One of my first major “breaks” as a professional lighting designer was to light...read more →

Martin McDonagh and His Film Work

Martin McDonagh and His Film Work

    This week Jamie Cullen dipped into McDonagh’s impressive collection of movie work Like the fearless paleontologists contemplating the societies of the dinosaurs who wandered around the earth 100 million years ago, I have travelled backwards in time this week. In intervals of four years I leaped, while doing my,...read more →

The Pillowman in Motion | Niall Byrne

The Pillowman in Motion | Niall Byrne

Sino-Gaelic ties brought Decadent and its audience a piece of stop motion artistry. When I was approached Decadent Theatre Company’s Marketing and PR Manager and my good friend Owen Barnes, and asked to produce an animated trailer for The Pillowman I could not refuse such an opportunity. After reading...read more →