Photo Flash: First Look at THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric HammersmithPhoto Flash: First Look at THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Following a sell-out season at The Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with The Abbey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric HammersmithPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London ShowsThe National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Casting Announced for THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at Lyric HammersmithCasting Announced for THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Touring Production of THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Complicated, Confusing but Enduring in Emotion
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 29, 2016

Originally written by Sean O'Casey, the play, which presents an unflinching criticism of the 1916 Easter Rising, sparked riots when it was performed in Ireland in 1926. But in front of a crowd of mostly college students on Thursday evening, a reimagined version produced different sentiments -- mainly confusion, but ultimately, empathy. (more...)

BWW Review: Sean O'Casey's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Becomes An Epic Tale Of History And Bloodshed
by Justin J Sacramone - Oct 5, 2016

Now celebrating its 90th anniversary, The Plough and the Stars has been given a reimagined revival by The Abbey Theatre, Ireland's National Theatre and is on tour at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA until October 9th. This Brechtian inspired production is as alien as it is fresh and reminds us of a plightful world outside of our current political climate. Parallels could easily be drawn from turn of the century Ireland to 2016 America, but that's not the story The Abbey Theatre or director Sean Holmes are interested in telling. Not everything on the American Stage needs a path back to us. The Abbey's approach is more vast and profound as evidenced in an early line 'There's no such thing as an Irishman, or an Englishman, or a German or a Turk; we're all only human bein's.' (more...)

Abbey Theatre to Stage Wayne Jordan's New Version of OEDIPUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

This autumn the Abbey Theatre proudly presents Wayne Jordan's new version of Oedipus by Sophocles.  Wayne, in his new Yeats inspired version of this Greek classic, invites us to confront the vital questions of who we are and how we live together.  Oedipus opens on the Abbey stage on Wednesday 30 September 2015 as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. (more...)

Abbey Theatre Presents LITTLE GEM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

The Abbey Theatre is delighted to present the Gúna Nua/Civic Theatre production of LITTLE GEM, by play-writing newcomer ELAINE MURPHY, at the Peacock from 20 January until 27 February 2010. (more...)

LITTLE GEM Makes its US Premiere at The Flea Theater 1/5/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation and The Flea Theater, with the assistance of Culture Ireland, are thrilled to announce the US premiere of the critically-acclaimed production of LITTLE GEM, written by Elaine Murphy, directed by Paul Meade and produced by the multi award winning Irish company, Gúna Nua, in association with Civic Theatre. (more...)

Abbey Theatre Presents LITTLE GEM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

The Abbey Theatre is delighted to present the Gúna Nua/Civic Theatre production of LITTLE GEM, by play-writing newcomer ELAINE MURPHY, at the Peacock from 20 January until 27 February 2010. (more...)

LITTLE GEM Makes its US Premiere at The Flea Theater 1/5/2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation and The Flea Theater, with the assistance of Culture Ireland, are thrilled to announce the US premiere of the critically-acclaimed production of LITTLE GEM, written by Elaine Murphy, directed by Paul Meade and produced by the multi award winning Irish company, Gúna Nua, in association with Civic Theatre. (more...)

The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award Goes To LITTLE GEM, Teams With The Flea To Produce in 2010
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2009

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation is proud to announce the winner of this year's Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The winner of the Award was announced at the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 28, 2009 at 11am. (more...)

PRESS RELEASE | axis:Ballymun Spring 2015 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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