Theatre Review: The Man Who at The MAC

By Peter McLoughlin @PeterGownArts The MAC once again shows that the variety of their shows is only surpassed by their consistent quality.  The Man Who played over the last weekend in September, fresh from its success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; a success it undoubtedly deserves – despite a few flaws, it was an irreverent,Continue reading “Theatre Review: The Man Who at The MAC”

Gig Review – Cathy Davey’s ‘Songs that Scare Children (But in a Very Beautiful Way)’

Cathy Davey’s ‘Songs that Scare Children (But in a Very Beautiful Way)’  at The MAC, Belfast By Tara McEvoy @tara_mcevoy For all those acquainted with Cathy Davey’s sultry, soulful solo work, her stint tonight at The MAC as part of the Duke Special curated ‘In the Court of…’ festival will come as something of aContinue reading “Gig Review – Cathy Davey’s ‘Songs that Scare Children (But in a Very Beautiful Way)’”

Interview… ‘I Am My Own Wife’ Director, and The MAC’s Director of Programmes

The critically acclaimed play ‘I Am My Own Wife’ will receive its Northern Irish premiere this month at Belfast’s MAC – a one woman show, performed by a man, based on the life of German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Ahead of its opening, we caught up with its Director, Prime Cut’s Emma Jordan, and Director of programmes atContinue reading “Interview… ‘I Am My Own Wife’ Director, and The MAC’s Director of Programmes”

Interview : Duke Special

BY CATHAL DELEA Peter Wilson, AKA Duke Special, has developed quite a repertoire as an artist.  He has written music for, and appeared in, Deborah Warner’s critically acclaimed production of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children at the National Theatre in London.  He collaborated with the Metropolitan Museum in New York, writing original songsContinue reading “Interview : Duke Special”