Joseph

Joseph

The internet is a scary place. 

The Great Puppet Horn

The Great Puppet Horn

I just saw The Great Puppet Horn and boy do I need to catch my breath. 

Sulle Labbra Tue Dolcissime (On Your Honey Lips)

Sulle Labbra Tue Dolcissime (On Your Honey Lips)

In a grey, raining world, five dancers flail through space trying to enliven it with their toddler-bright candy-colored clothing. 

To Become One Flesh

To Become One Flesh

Four young men and women in their underwear lay in a pool of dim light. 

The Explorers

The Explorers

Usually a quartet, The Explorers were down a sax player for their gigs today, but the remaining trio managed to speak eloquently despite missing their reed instrument. 

Mr Carmen

Mr Carmen

In Mr Carmen, Russian company AKHE delves into Mérimée’s original text (yup… the one Bizet simplified for his opera) and comes up with hands full of papier-mâché and rose p… 

Duplica

Duplica

During the past few sunny days those of us in town have had a chance to notice something often overlooked: our shadow selves. 

Milk and Mucus

Milk and Mucus

In the murky, grey light of dusk, half-filled vintage milk bottles line a sidewalk path. 

The Fairytale Forest

The Fairytale Forest

Sometimes I find myself disco dancing. 

Hinge Presents: Ordinary Things

Hinge Presents: Ordinary Things

The Hill Street venue has a great find in their ‘Master’s Room’ space and Hinge Theatre has installed itself there to present Ordinary Things: a two-actor, four character pla… 

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle Trio

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle Trio

‘There’s some room down here if you fancy a dance,’ fiddler John McCusker encouraged vainly during last night’s one-night-only concert of traditional and new Irish music, h… 

Drop Me Off in Harlem - James Lambeth Sings Duke Ellington!

Drop Me Off in Harlem - James Lambeth Sings Duke Ellington!

James Lambeth has a gorgeous voice and has selected a good list of Duke Ellington standards for his tribute ‘Drop Me Off in Harlem. 

Ma Biche et Mon Lapin

Ma Biche et Mon Lapin

An annoyed, travel-sized bottle of brandy shuffles over to his new neighbor’s house to ask that she please turn down her television. 

Morgan & West: Clockwork Miracles

Morgan & West: Clockwork Miracles

It certainly is a paradox: is the ball of tissue paper in the magician’s pocket, or is it under the cup? Or is it in both places? Neither? With nods to quantum theories developed… 

The  Softening of MAO-A

The Softening of MAO-A

Presented in an actual lecture auditorium, The Softening of MAO-A has the potential to use all the psychological baggage infused in those stiff, wooden fold-up chairs to its advant… 

Kemsley and Callaghan: Keeping Their Cool

Kemsley and Callaghan: Keeping Their Cool

Harriet Kemsley and Sarah Callaghan may be just starting out, but at least they have each other. 

Macbeth: Who is that Bloodied Man?

Macbeth: Who is that Bloodied Man?

The weather’s been good for an outdoor performance. 

Caesarean Section - Essays on Suicide

Caesarean Section - Essays on Suicide

I admit it, with a title like Caesarean Section – Essays on Suicide, I was worried. 

Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

‘Eyes that flirt with a tear are common round here, and misery loves company they say.