“It was never about money or career progression for any of us. For me, it was about getting the best actors we could and doing the best version of this play possible, for this audience, in this particular moment.” Take a look at what Jonathan Harden told us about bringing Joseph Crilly’s On McQuillan’s Hill to Finborough Theatre, then book your tickets for the final shows.
“First rate,” “wonderful” and “astonishing” – the superlatives are flowing for the English premiere of Joseph Crilly’s On McQuillan’s Hill. Take a look at our favourite reviews, then book your tickets.
Flags, whiskey and fighting – the cornerstone of all good family reunions! Check out the new production images from current Finborough Theatre hit, On McQuillan’s Hill, then book your tickets.
It’s all fun and smiles until it gets physical! That’s certainly what rehearsals for On McQuillan’s Hill look like if these rehearsal images are anything to go by. Take a look, then book your tickets.
A cast of Irish talent will star in Joseph Crilly’s On McQuillan’s Hill when it receives it English premiere at Finborough Theatre next month, two decades after it debuted in Belfast. Time to book your tickets!
“Top performances”, “Beautiful work”, “Brilliant revival” – audiences have been taking to Twitter to share their love of the Rose Theatre Kingston and Theatre Royal Bath revival of Stones in his Pockets. Find out what they’ve been saying – including our thoughts too! – the book your tickets swiftly as there are only a handful of performances left!
Two actors, a handful of costume changes, a rural backdrop and a massive trunk – that’s what you need to stage a fantastic production of Stones in his Pockets, certainly if these brilliant production shots are anything to go by. Take a look, then book your tickets!
How do two actors play all the characters in award-winning comedy Stones in his Pockets? With a lot of hand-waving and gesticulation if these pictures from the show’s rehearsal room are anything to go by!
Marie Jones’ award-winning tale of Hollywood coming to Ireland, Stones in his Pockets, will receive a brand new production at the Rose Theatre Kingston this spring. The show, directed by Lindsay Posner, runs from 28 February to 9 March 2019 at the west London venue before heading off on a UK tour.
There’s little for the cast to improve because the faults in Aristocrats lie with Friel. This production draws-out all of the core themes but cannot overcome the play’s reliance on heavy exposition and failure to satisfactorily resolve its own questions about the past of these characters.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Tanika Gupta explores an episode from her family history that is both highly relevant and humane.
A middle-aged, gay Welshman contemplates the English class he teaches in Hong Kong. Amongst the students is Windy, the Chinese woman with whom he shares his bed.
An unreal Cork is the scenario for the darkly picaresque adventures of the two protagonists: born on the same day, Runt and Pig have grown up developing a close secret world of their own with its own language and, in their opinion, its own explosive rules.
I Hear You And Rejoice is a tribute to the power of the single storyteller. Lighting, costume and staging are simple, revealing the power of the skilled actor. The result is a joyful play full of sentimentality that is also hugely funny.