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We can’t hear the people sing

April 3, 2019

Except the arts have gotten increasingly more exclusionary in the coming years – especially to the working class. With theatre shows like Les Miserables and RENT, depicting the lives of the downtrodden fighting against “the system”, what happens when the actual disadvantaged are shut out from the arts?

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Cripple of Innishmann reflects on a bygone Ireland

March 20, 2019

Phelim Drew lived up to his family’s name and delivered a stellar performance as Johnny Pateen Mike. The west of Ireland’s answer to journalism in the 30’s who would deliver three “pieces of news” in exchange for food.

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Legally Blonde brings glam to the Bord Gais theatre

March 21, 2018

In 2001, Reese Witherspoon captured the hearts of many with her portrayal of Elle Woods in the hit movie, Legally Blonde. It’s a timeless tale – fast forward seventeen years later and its message of

Features

The rise of film musicals

March 21, 2018

Movie musicals weren’t born in the last few years, but they have certainly returned to glory in this decade and seized the national spotlight in recent years.

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Unearthing the glitz and glamour of Sunset Boulevard

November 29, 2017

Lights, camera, action … the powerful production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony award winning masterpiece invites audience members to look past the glitz and glamour of 1950’s Hollywood and unearths what life was really like

Features

One to watch: Carrie Hope Fletcher

September 27, 2017

These days, recognition for people that are not featured on a television show or do not have an extensive list of top ten hits is scarce. That is not to say that television stars and