Acts of defiance: the theatre fights back

Gerard Lee in The Pleasureometer by Jack Harte

Emer O'Kelly

Artists are resilient: they have to be, and never more than now. Probably what differentiates the dilettante from the true artist is that a real artist HAS to make art: the imperative comes from within, not from the rattle of the payment. That compulsion has always left artists trailing - and never more than now.