All-time Broadway ‘smash-hit’, “Amadeus”, Live from London’s National Theatre

Peter Shaffer’s “Amadeus” is one of the greatest and most popular plays of the second half of the twentieth century – it gave greater currency to the name of W A Mozart and resurrected another name that was once celebrated in the world of music, Antonio Salieri. Before 1979, few moderns had ever heard the name of Salieri. Yet, two hundred years earlier, at a time when Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had ...

New Year’s Eve Concert with the Berlin Philharmonic – “The World’s Greatest Orchestra”.

In 2015, the Berlin Philharmonic, founded in 1882, was voted the world’s greatest orchestra by an international panel of critics including Hugh Canning of The Sunday Times; its luscious sounds, especially in its strings section, is always a delight for music lovers. I first heard this orchestra accompanying Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” at the 2002 Salzburg Festival and from the first notes t...

No Man’s Land Q&A

A Special treat for cinema audiences as A live Q & A with Damien, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Owen Teale and director Sean Mathias will also be broadcast following the performance.

STAGE RUSSIA HD SEASON COMES TO IRELAND

Never before seen in Ireland EXCLUSIVE to Movies @ Dundrum, Movies @ Swords, Movies @ Gorey and SGC Dungarvan STAGE RUSSIA HD LAUNCHES INAUGURAL SEASON WITH THE VAKHTANGOV THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF EUGENE ONEGIN PUSHKIN CLASSIC COMING TO THE Movies @ Dundrum, Movies @ Swords, Movies @ Gorey and SGC Dungarvan Cinemas OCTOBER 19th @ 8.30pm Conceived with cinematic beauty and poetic poignancy by one o...

Rimas Tuminas on directing Eugene Onegin

(Q) Please tell us how you decided to stage “Eugene Onegin” and what you began with? Did the concept of the production evolve during rehearsals or did you know what the result should be from the very beginning? What can be better than Pushkin, Lermontov, Chekhov, Gogol? With the passing of the years you get weary of telling tales of plays in three acts- you want to go back to literature, find the...

Sergey Makovetskiy discusses Russian Theatre & Eugene Onegin

(Q) You have performed in numerou s stage productions and films – which do you currently prefer, the stage or the screen? There is such love in the devotion to one theatre, a love that transforms into an incredible spiritual kinship, human closeness. I have been working in the Vakhtangov theatre for 30 years. We are one. This is my theatre. Even though I don’t like the word “mine”. When I s...

Helen McCrory on The Deep Blue Sea and Breaking Down Female Archetypes

“Historically we’ve always positioned women in terms of their sexual desirability. So it’s all about trying to rid yourself of these archetypes.” Once again portraying a strong female character who rails against a male dominated world, Helen McCrory stars in the National Theatre’s production of Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece The Deep Blue Sea. Directed by Carrie Crac...

World Cup ’66 : LIVE

A spectacular live stage show for all the family Retells the incredible story of England’s historic World Cup win Live from the SSE Arena, Wembley – Saturday 30th July Kick off at 3pm – exactly 50 years to the minute later! It’s the summer of 1966 and the eyes of the world are on London as the England team prepare for the World Cup final. Now – exactly 50 years on – music, fashion and football co...

A Discussion of “Hamlet” by Jim Ryan

“Hamlet”, Live from RSC on June 8th, is an event not to be missed. Arguably, the world’s greatest play, from the home of the ‘bard’ in rustic Warwickshire – it doesn’t come much better than this. For four hundred years now, “Hamlet” has been rated as the greatest tragedy in the English-speaking theatre, and its leading role the goal of every actor worthy of consideration for it. While the play ha...

Lismore Opera Festival – “Marrying the Art Form of Opera with the Beauty of Lismore”

Begin the summer on a musical note with the Lismore Opera Festival, a three day event teeming with vibrant music, theatre and more.  Taking place between the 2nd and 4th of June, this unique affair is set in the stunning surroundings of Lismore Castle and Gardens. Now in its seventh year, the festival invites you to experience original productions of the world’s best loved operas performed by Iri...

Activity Days To Mark The Launch of Coca-Cola in Movies @ Dundrum and Movies @ Swords

Come along to Movies @ Dundrum this Saturday 14th May or Movies @ Swords this Sunday 15th May for the launch of Coca-Cola, with heaps of fun to be had and prizes to be won! Things are about to get a whole lot tastier at Movies @ Dundrum and Movies @ Swords cinemas with our launch of Coca-Cola. With the Summer rapidly approaching, the timing is perfect to celebrate the sale of the cool, refreshing...

The Railway Children – cinema, theatre and popcorn by @deirdrereidy

The Railway Children has won a glowing review in this shining blog post from countingtheminutestilbedtime. Praising the show for creating a terrific family fun experience, The Railway Children was thoroughly enjoyed by both this mother and her young daughter, allowing for a cinematic experience they could both enjoy. Click here to read the full post  

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