The Lament for Art O’Leary Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon presents his new translation of the greatest love poem ever written in the Irish language, in a genre-defying staging featuring Muldoon and acclaimed actors Lisa Dwan and Ruth Smith at the Irish Arts Center, New York. Original music written and performed live by members of […]
Archives for January 2019
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Our first Poem of the Month for 2019 comes from Michelle O’Sullivan’s 2015 collection The Flower and the Frozen Sea. Januaries 1 Broken daylight and the wind singing, the sun in threads can’t reach these stone- dense hills or the rain-fed lake. It’s a charmless fool’s gold. This settling and unsettling, cold taking to the […]
Theatre Reviews of the Year Some end of year comments from theatre reviewers: ‘Two revivals at the Abbey were notable as serious pieces of theatre in the literary genre for which the theatre was founded. One was a compelling production of Marina Carr’s On Raftery’s Hill. A journey into sordid nightmare, it was intensely directed […]