Chris McCormack

Chris McCormack Chris McCormack is a theatre critic based in Dublin. He blogs on and writes for A Younger Theatre, Irish Theatre Magazine and the Arts Council of Ireland. He is also a PhD fellow at the National University of Ireland Galway where he is researching influential designers who worked at the Abbey Theatre.



BWW Features: Irish Success Stories at the Tony Awards
June 8, 2015

When it comes to Irish theatre and the Tony Awards, the distance is never great.

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Ireland (A Country Under Wave)
May 29, 2015

Explore the depths of the country this summer. Celebrate the 150th anniversary of W.B. Yeats's birth, catch the epic DruidShakespeare, visit festivals in Cork and Galway.

BWW Reviews: JOCKEY Spellbindingly Gives Shape to the Racing World
May 28, 2015

Dancer Emma O'Kane traces her horse-racing history in WillFredd's magical new production.

BWW Reviews: Condemnation and Escape Encased in Liz Roche's BASTARD AMBER
May 27, 2015

Condemnation rings from the outset in Yeats's poem 'Sailing to Byzantium'. When we reach the idyllic city in Liz Roche's new dance, will our souls be set free?

BWW Reviews: Rough Magic's New Play FAMISHED
May 26, 2015

In Hilary Fannin's new play, two lovers cast us back to their intense romance in an era locked in the jaws of the Celtic Tiger.

BWW Reviews: Urban Opera Sings About Disintegrating Housing Estate
May 15, 2015

An urban opera about the social impact of the regeneration of St. Teresa's Gardens, a social housing estate in Dublin.

BWW Reviews: Storytellers Converge on Moth & Butterfly
May 6, 2015

There are tales of partying with Steven Berkoff and attempting Indiana Jones-style escapes as the opening weekend of the rejuvenated Galway Theatre Festival comes to a close.

BWW Reviews: CHAROLAIS Grazes on Great Drama
April 30, 2015

Lust and loneliness crosses species in Noni Stapletone's drama, as a woman goes head-to-head with a Charolais heifer.