The School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s in association with the Irish Society for Theatre Research is holding a one-day symposium on Practice as Research (PaR) processes in the creative arts at the Brian Friel Centre on Friday, 14th June 2019.
Editors: Jordan, Eamonn, Weitz, Eric This Handbook offers a multiform sweep of theoretical, historical, practical and personal glimpses into a landscape roughly characterised as contemporary Irish theatre and performance. Bringing together a spectrum of voices and sensibilities in each of its four sections — Histories, Close-ups, Interfaces,
by: Eamonn Jordan | Series Editor(s): Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., Patrick Lonergan The spellbinding premiere of The Weir at the Royal Court in 1997 was the first of many works to bring Conor McPherson to the attention of the theatre-going public. Acclaimed plays followed, including Shining City, The Seafarer,
Performance Ireland. Special Issue. Eds. Shonagh Hill (Author), Cormac O’Brien (Author) Irish Theatre International/Irish Society for Theatre Research Kindle Edition. Carysfort Press. At the core of this special issue of Performance Ireland are two crucial questions: how do gender and sexuality shape these processes of metropolitan being
Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage, edited by Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. Palgrave MacMillan This book addresses the notion posed by Thomas Kilroy in his definition of a playwright’s creative process: ‘We write plays, I feel, in order to populate the stage’. It gathers
Following its recently acclaimed production of Katie Roche by Teresa Deevy (directed by Caroline Byrne) the Abbey Theatre (Dublin) has posted a downloadable online Research Pack containing a broad range of material on this important playwright and her work in the Irish dramatic canon. Compiled and researched by Marie Kelly (University College Cork), the pack contains significant
Performance and Identity in Irish Stand-Up Comedy examines the comic tradition of stand-up in and from modern-day Ireland. Using critical analyses of comedians including Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran and Maeve Higgins, Susanne Colleary’s engaging new book explores the role of stand-up in contemporary culture and examines the