A look at some of the highlights from the 2019 Cork Midsummer Festival.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Theatre for One at Cork Midsummer Festival offers an enjoyable new experience, writes Des O'Driscoll.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
The actress returns to The Mai two decades after an early role in the play, writes Colette Sheridan.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
A more mature Mark O’Rowe says his new play has eased off on the visceral approach that marked his earlier work, writes Liam Heylin.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Teresa Deevy may be about to lose her ‘neglected playwright’ mantle.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
‘Home of the Year’ begins a new series on RTÉ One on Thursday, with new judge Deirdre Whelan joining Hugh Wallace, and Declan O’ Donnell.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
Update 5pm: The Director of the Abbey says the theatre is committed to putting on more plays written by women.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Wed, 20 May, 2015
The Events uses a different Cork choir each night in the manner of a Greek-style chorus reacting to events, writes Colette Sheridan.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
IN Exit Strategy, a new work created locally and performed in the Cork Arts Theatre for Cork Midsummer Festival, two semi-fictional characters riff on Cork’s cultural life.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
BALLYDEHOB-BASED writer, Carmel Winters, has explored delicate subjects, such as the sexuality of people who have special needs in the play, B for Baby.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
Children are being invited to provide a commentary on some of Cork’s best known restaurants as part of this year’s Midsummer Festival.
Fri, 10 May, 2013
Joe Dowling is back at the Abbey to direct an adaptation of James Joyce’s classic short story The Dead. He talks to Pádraic Killeen
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
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