Joe Dowling Directs His First Production at The Lir Academy

We are delighted to have acclaimed director Joe Dowling in the building, working with our final year acting students on the production of Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams

Joe Dowling, former Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre and the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis is directing Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams at The Lir Academy. Listen to this interview with Joe where he talks about his first time directing a production at The Lir Academy

Joe is directing the upcoming Abbey Theatre production of The Faith Healer by Brian Friel this March. Until then,can see his take on classic in Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke at The Lir Academy.

Summer and Smoke runs from 7th -13th February. Tickets available here.