Went to see Berthold Brecht's "Caucasian Chalk Circle" performed by the students of the Drama and Theatre faculty at NUI Galway. Absolutely brilliant performance. This is a small, very intimate theatre which - unfortunately - does not have regular performances but only special events.
The seating arrangement is sort of semi-circular, 4 rows rather comfy chair at different levels (kind...
We saw their "Henriad" performance of four Shakespeare history plays at the Kilkenny Arts Festival.
A wonderful evening! Seven hours including intervals, and we didn't notice the time passing!
The cast were all magnificent. If one had to single out just one, then it would have to be Marty Rea as Richard II in the first play, a mesmerising performance....
I have always enjoyed theatre productions in Ireland and I consider the Druid Company at the top of the table. Last night I was fortunate enough to attend the second preview night of their ambitious Shakespeare Druid presentation.
There are four plays that chronicle the tumult of the period covering the reigns of Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V....