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Haunted by Loss and Abandonment: Talking with the Cast of ‘By...

By the Bog of Cats – a modern Irish drama by Marina Carr, who has taught in Ireland and the U.S., including at Villanova...

Review: ‘By the Bog of Cats’ at The Irish Heritage Theatre

“To the Bog of Cats I one day will return In mortal form or in ghostly form And I will find you there and there with...

Review: ‘An Irish Carol’ at The Keegan Theatre

For the 6th year in a row, The Keegan Theatre is paying tribute to the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, with their production of...

A Preview of Inis Nua Theatre Company’s ‘Dublin by Lamplight’ with...

Hot off a Barrymore win for Best Ensemble in a Play for Inis Nua Theatre Company’s The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning and having received...

Review: ‘Shining City’ at The Irish Rep Theatre in NYC

It's been only 10 years since Conor McPherson's word fest of a play ran at the Biltmore Theatre for 101 performance including 21 previews....

Review: Ireland 100: ‘The Plough and the Stars’ at The Kennedy...

Make no mistake about it. World War I kicked the crap out of patriotic idealism. Just ask Wilfred Owen. His "Dulce et Decorum et" is...

Review: ‘Wild Sky’ at Solas Nua

Exactly one century ago, on Easter Week 1916, Irish nationalists staged uprisings in Dublin and some surrounding areas in defiance of centuries of British...

Review: ‘Translations’ at Villanova University in Villanova, PA

One hundred years ago a group of Irish poets, musicians and classical scholars rebelled against English rule. The “Easter Uprising” was cruelly subdued by...

Calmus at The Barns at Wolf Trap

I had the pleasure of hearing the entrancing a capella vocals of the German quintet, Calmus, at the Barns of Wolf Trap last night. Anja...

Interview with Musician John Lee of The Electric Trio, Playing Monday...

I met John Lee after a set at Tryst Café. His band The Electric Trio is phenomenal. I especially appreciated their jazz cover of...

Meet the Cast of ‘Translations’ at The Masqueraders at The United...

This is the third in a series of interviews with the cast of The Masqueraders' production of Translations. Meet Megan Rausch. Joel: Introduce yourself to our readers and...

Rodrigo y Gabriela at Wolf Trap

International guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela greeted a jam-packed concert hall and lawn at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center last night, in a full evening of...

‘Legally Blonde’ at Cockpit in Court

It’s time to get serious! Less of a classic, more of a pop hit! Serious! It’s a fun musical that they’re doing at Cockpit—...

‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ at 1st Stage

Mounting Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan as their springtime offering is a perfect way for 1st Stage to shake off the chill of...

‘Celtic Nights: The Emigrants Bridge’ at The Music Center at Strathmore

St. Patrick’s Day came early to the Music Center at Strathmore when six singers, five Irish dancers, and two musicians took the stage for...

‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Andrew L....

Comedian W.C. Fields was said to have hated working with children and animals, presumably because of their knack for stealing a scene away from...

Meet The Cast of 1st Stage’s ‘The Pitmen Painters’ Part 3:...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Pitmen Painters, we meet Alden Michels. Why did you want to become a member...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Mme. Macbeth’ by Anne Tsang

When you hear that a theater company is performing Shakespeare’s Macbeth, you probably think to yourself “Oh yea…I know Macbeth. How will this be...

‘Legally Blonde The Musical’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater by Julia...

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Legally Blonde The Musical, an infectiously peppy show with Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, and...

Tonight at 7:30 PM: Solas Nua Presents a Free Play Reading...

Solas Nua Presents: Tonight, March 11 - Reading of New Play by Seamus Collins The Man Who  Monday, March 11, 2013, 7:30 pm At Flashpoint - Mead Theater...

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