The Stage Door Arts Show



Amy O'Dwyer takes listeners backstage to chat to actors, directors and playwrights about their upcoming show and the theatre scene in Dublin.

Bonus Episode- Dubliners Women

I chat with the wonderful Katie O'Kelly, actor and adapter of the piece Dubliners Women which runs from the 28th November until 17th December at The New Theatre.

Take a listen below


Episode 10

 I chat with actor, producer director Aron Hugo Hegarty about Candlelit Tales production of The Shadows of The Tain.

It runs from 15th to 18th November at Smock Alley Theatre.

Episode 9:

I chat to director Lorna Costello, and actors Romana Testasecca and Karen Killeen about their debut play All Washed Up on at The New Theatre Dublin from October 24th to November 5th.

Episode 8:

I chat to writer Peter Dunne about his Dublin ghost tour audio experience Eerie ... Begins from 17th October right through winter months! 

 Something wicked this way comes Dublin!


Episode 7:

On this episode I chat to director Anthony Fox about Michael Collins' new production Ireland Shed a Tear? On as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival at The New Theatre. Many thanks to Johnny Collins too for his poem!

Episode 6:

On this bitesize Fringe episode,

I chat with Shane Mac an Bhaird about his play Traitor on at The Project Arts Centre as part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe.

Episode 5: 

On this episode, I chat to writer Ian Toner and director Sarah Finlay about Animalia, on at Smock Alley Theatre from 12th to 18th of September

and I catch up with writer/director Dylan Coburn Gray about Briseis After the Black and Blackcatfishmuskateer and talk to Clare O'Reilly director with Malaprop Theatre Company. Both on 19th to 24th September at The New Theatre and The Lir Studio One respectively.

Episode 4:

I talk to Writer director Maud Hendricks and actor Iman Aoun about the world premier of Megalomaniac,

and catch up with writer actor Fionnuala Gygax and director Raymond Keane about their production of Hostel 16.


Episode 3:

The first installment of the Tiger Dubin Fringe Festival Special edition of The Stage Door.

I caught up with director Sophie Motley to talk about the Irish premier of Override by Stacey Gregg...

And chatted to writer/director Tracy Martin and actor/producer Aoibheann McCann about the world premier of Coast.

Episode Two:

I talk to Anna Shiels-McNamee and Paul Meade about Pygmalion at Smock Alley Theatre Dublin


Actor Tom Moran about his new play The Bellybutton Girl at The New Theatre Dublin.


Episode One:

I chat to director Paul Brennan, and actors Killian Coyle, Madi O'Caroll and Toni O'Rourke about the world premiere stage adaptation of Donal Ryan's novel - The Spinning Heart


I talk to director Maisie Lee about the Future Tense Readings at The Peacock Theatre.

With thanks to my producer and tutor Adrian Nolan