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Kilkenny Arts Festival’s Theatre Strand (video)

Ken McGuire
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Myself (Ken) and John are on the ground again during this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival and we’ll be throwing a Devious Theatre eye over the performances on offer between August 6th and 15th. John had a look at what the strand offers already but I had the chance to catch up with curator Tom Creed […]

A Midsummer Night At Set

Ken McGuire
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John wrote about the upcoming Dreamstuff 10 programme, the big one-night-only show in September featuring a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. For the ex-dreamstuff and now Devious heads among us, it was the first taste of Shakespeare for the group and so it holds a place in our wee hearts. It also seems to […]

Dublin Theatre Festival Roadtrip!

Ken McGuire
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The programme for this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival arrived into the office earlier in the week (my office, not the Devious office, though eventually…) and it’s got to be said, the programme looks stellar. One thing we’ve promised ourselves as a group and have started doing, thankfully, is to hit the road and take in […]

Pimping Ain’t Easy

Ken McGuire
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But apparently we’re pretty good at it! We’ve been shortlisted in the Web Excellence category at the South East Local Marketing Awards which take place today in Waterford. In the running in our category are SelfCatering.ie and DoneDeal.ie. We’re unconventional marketeers, truth be told. At one stage we sent severed hands in the post. We’ve […]

12th Annual Irish Times Theatre Awards

Ken McGuire
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The Irish Times Theatre Awards took place in Dublin last night, a night which saw Lynne Parker (Rough Magic) pick up a special recognition award for her contribution to Irish theatre. Video highlights of the awards go out on TG4 this Wednesday evening at 11pm. The list of winners includes Special tribute award : Lynne […]

And The Winner Is Pursued By A Bear

Ken McGuire
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Saturday saw the fourth annual Irish Blog Awards take place and I managed to make it along (see my review or sorts here) as ‘Devious were shortlisted in the Best Arts & Culture Blog category on the night alongside Pursued by a Bear, The Asylum, Chris Judge Illustration and Scamp. The shortlisting is great for […]

Catch The Diamond Spider while you can..

John Morton
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There’s some exciting new Kilkenny based theatre hitting the stage this week! The Diamond Spider, a new play by Kilkenny playwright Willie Egan is currently undergoing a 4 night run in the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny. Word of mouth has been uniformly positive, with particular praise going to local acting legend, the esteemed Brendan Corcoran. The […]

Scruff Daddy Profile Devious Theatre

John Morton
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Scruff Daddy is an online arts magazine that’s just launched over at www.Scruffdaddy.ie and they’ve just done a feature on little ol’ us! Kie Carew of Scruff Daddy (a fellow Kilkenny man) recently conducted an interview with our own John Morton about the company. It encompasses everything from how we got started to the productions […]