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A new podcast from Dublin's historic Gate Theatre, featuring a diverse and exciting range of discussions with leading artists, thinkers and idea-makers.

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A new podcast from Dublin's historic Gate Theatre, featuring a diverse and exciting range of discussions with leading artists, thinkers and idea-makers.

    CHILDREN OF THE SUN - Discussion and Excerpts from a Gate Studio Workshop

    CHILDREN OF THE SUN - Discussion and Excerpts from a Gate Studio Workshop

    Originally published in 1905, Maxim Gorky’s rarely seen dark comedy Children of the Sun has been radically and brilliantly re-imagined by playwright Matthew Minnicino and director Marc Atkinson Borrull.

    As part of the Gate Studio, the play was workshopped remotely during the pandemic with an award-winning creative team and a cast of Irish and American actors. These extracts from the process, alongside a discussion with Matthew Minnicino and Marc Atkinson Borrull, offer unique and revealing insights into the ongoing development of this dynamic new theatrical work.

    • 52 min
    The Gate Theatre Podcast - Ep 2: Caitríona McLaughlin, Stephen Rea, and Judith Roddy on the Visiting Hour

    The Gate Theatre Podcast - Ep 2: Caitríona McLaughlin, Stephen Rea, and Judith Roddy on the Visiting Hour

    The Gate Theatre Podcast Series is a new initiative that offers a diverse range of discussions with leading artists, thinkers, and idea-makers.

    This week's episode is an informal conversation with director Caitríona McLaughlin, and actors Stephen Rea and Judith Roddy about the Gate Theatre's most recent production of The Visiting Hour by Frank McGuinness. The three give insight into Frank McGuinness' writing, the process, and the collaboration involved in creating a new piece of theatre. 

    The Visiting Hour is now available to watch worldwide on-demand until 23 May 2021. For more information and to book tickets, go to https://bit.ly/tvhrr1



    #GateAtHome #TheVisitingHour

    • 26 min
    Gate Theatre Podcast - Ep 1: A Conversation with Selina Cartmell and Caitríona McLaughlin

    Gate Theatre Podcast - Ep 1: A Conversation with Selina Cartmell and Caitríona McLaughlin

    Gate Theatre Director and CEO, Selina Cartmell, sits down with Caitríona McLaughlin, incoming Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre and director of The Visiting Hour, a new play by Frank McGuinness.

    The two discuss directing, and the future of theatre as well as their upcoming project, The Visiting Hour, which will be streamed worldwide from the Gate Theatre this April. For more info and to book tickets, visit https://bit.ly/3dUtqvA. 

    Music and Production by Tom Lane.

    • 32 min

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