The Theatre of Martin McDonagh

Writings of Sebastian Barry

Friel's Dramatic Artistry


George Fitzmaurice

East of Eden

Three Congregational Masses

Irish Theatre on Tour

Poems 2000-2005

Synge: A Celebration


The Irish Harp Book

The Drunkard

Goethe: Musical Poet, Musical Catalyst

Playboys of the Western World - Performance Histories

The Power of Laughter

Sacred Play - Soul Journeys in Contemporary Irish Theatre

Woyzeck: A New Translation


Critical Moments: Fintan O'Toole on Modern Irish Theatre

Goethe and Schubert: Across the Divide

'Before Rules Was Made': The Theatre of Marina Carr


Hamlet: the Shakespearean Director

Theatre Of Sound

Stages of Mutability: The Theatre of Frank McGuinness

Talking about Tom Murphy


Seen and Heard

The Starving and October Song

Theatre Talk

South African Iphigenie


Theatre Stuff: Critical Essays

Under The Curse


Goethe's Urfaust

Titles on Theatre

The Power of Laughter

Edited by ERIC WEITZ

The collection draws on a wide range of perspectives and voices including critics, playwrights, directors and performers. The result is a series of fascinating and provocative debates about the myriad functions of comedy in contemporary Irish theatre. Anna McMullan

As Stan Laurel said, it takes only an onion to cry. Peel it and weep. Comedy is harder. These essays listen to the power of laughter. They hear the tough heart of Irish theatre - hard and wicked and funny. Frank McGuinness

ISBN 1-904505-05-8



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