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Leo Powell
A ‘lost’ novel that looks at the effects of betrayal and damaging secrets is Leo Powell’s pick of the month.
20 March 2024 Living Life
Living Life: it’s all drama in the West
Leo Powell will be among the thousands flocking to Galway this year as the City of Tribes continues to offer vibrant drama and arts.
6 March 2024 Living Life
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Drug dealing criminals operating in Ballina – Wild Horses by Colin Barrett will capture the attention of people well beyond the west.
The Front Row: RHA shows the west is awake
There is much to look forward to this October in the arts, writes Leo Powell.
27 September 2023 Living Life
DruidO'Casey trilogy to thrill
It is worth moving heaven and earth to try to get a ticket for the DruidO’Casey trilogy of Irish classic plays. Leo Powell explains why
30 August 2023 Features
Women artists celebrated, but It Took a Century
A new exhibition, It Took a Century, reminds the world that female artists are a force to be reckoned with. Leo Powell writes.
26 July 2023 Features
The Front Row: London delights with West End rendition of Brokeback Mountain
How could this iconic story, made famous by the 2005 Ang Lee film, translate to the stage? Leo Powell explains why, for him, this West End production get a ten out of ten.
21 June 2023 Living Life
The Front Row: how to access a true classic
Leo Powell returns with a recommendation for a night at the theatre from the comfort of your own home.
17 May 2023 Living Life
The Front Row: In the Midst of Plenty goes nationwide
In The Front Row this week, Leo Powell is looking forward to a Roscommon production that is preparing to tour the country.
19 April 2023 Living Life
An opulently modern take on French classic is wowing audiences
In The Front Row this week, Leo Powell gives us the inside track on a critically acclaimed play that is touring countrywide.
22 March 2023 Living Life
The Front Row: a look at what is happening in the world of theatre for 2023
Leo Powell considers the theatrical highlight of 2022 and shares his highlights for the coming months.
18 January 2023 Living Life
The Front Row: transfixed by theatre
Leo Powell was recently named a director of dlr Mill Theatre in Dublin and saw a fantastic staging of Macbeth there.
26 October 2022 Living Life