Lantern Theater’s A Skull in Connemara Puts the ‘Mac’ in ‘Macabre’

Reviewed by Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew So, who needs a closet when skeletons are part of your cast of characters? No matter if they’re somewhat, errm, not exactly disembodied, but let’s say, disarticulated. Isn’t that a sign of our times anyway? As… Continue Reading

Trending Fiach—The Abbey Theater’s Vibrant Artistic Director

Caption: Fiach MacDonghail, artistic director of the Abbey Theatre, in front of a poster for “Terminus” at the Annenberg Center     |     Photo © Katharine Gilbert By Sabina Clarke When Fiach MacConghail was appointed artistic director of Ireland’s… Continue Reading

Actor Ciaran Hinds and award-winning playwright Conor McPherson

discuss the rave reviews of  McPherson’s shocking new film, The Eclipse. Their previous successful collaboration was on Broadway in  McPherson’s  highly acclaimed, long running play, The Seafarer. So far, McPherson’s  latest  film  The Eclipse has garnered three Irish film and… Continue Reading

Society Hill Playhouse ‘Theatre isn’t an Elitist Activity’

By Frank Dougherty The Philadelphia theater that did for Irish-American wakes what Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding did for Italian-American connubial bliss this month is marking 50 years of presenting preeminent American and European stage productions. “The works of Irish playwrights… Continue Reading