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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: From All Sides – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Lee Coffey Director: Aaron Monaghan Reviewer: David Keane Two couples begin to tell their tales of modern life and love in a fast paced and fun manner. As the couples attend their respective nights out the humour quickly fades when it becomes apparent that these relationships are anything but fun. At least not anymore. From All Sides explores domestic ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: What Good is Looking Well When You’re Rotten on the Inside – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writers: Emma O’Grady and Paddy O'Grady Reviewer: Ciarán Leinster Characteristic of the Fringe Festival, this is a difficult piece to pin down. It is part reminiscence about the performer’s grandfather, Paddy; part performance of some of his lost works; and part playing of his own voice, recorded in his latter months, detailing certain moments in his life. However, the most ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Everything Not Saved – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Devised by: MALAPROP with Dylan Coburn Gray Director: Claire O’Reilly Reviewer: Laura Marriott Everything Not Saved is this year’s Fringe Festival presentation from MALAPROP theatre company. In 2015 they were awarded Spirit of Fringe award for LOVE+ so expectations are high for their new show. They tackle the big subjects through three very different scenes. As the play begins a ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Bottlenote – 13 North Great Georges Street, Dublin

Creators: Power of Two Reviewer: Laura Marriott Bottlenote have taken over one of Dublin’s hidden gems. 13 North Great Georges Street is an old tenement building that has fallen into disrepair. While every other building near it seems to be in perfect condition number thirteen feels as though it hasn’t been touched in the past one hundred years. It is ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: NEON Western – Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin

Creators: Evan Lordan, Gavin McEntee, and Peter Power Director: Gavin McEntee Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy The Samuel Beckett Theatre has been transformed into the 'Soiled Dove Saloon' for an event that is billed as 'part rave, part theatre'. As the audience step inside the performance space it is clear that this is a Western like no other, with glow in ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Soldier Still – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Creators: Junk Ensemble Choreography: Jessica Kennedy and Megan Kennedy Reviewer: Clara Mallon The military is a “murder machine” and Officer Tom Clonan’s primary role was to choreograph serious acts of violence. But “We are born to love, not kill” This is the main sentiment underlying Junk Ensembles invigorating new production which comes to the Project Arts Centre as part of ...

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