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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Tryst – The Lir, Dublin

Writers: Jeda de Brí &Finbarr Doyle Director: Jeda de Brí Reviewer: Liam Harrison The wedding is a week away and a couple of twenty-somethings are hungover on a Sunday in Jeda de Brí and Finbarr Doyle’s Tryst. Video games, hair of the dog and wedding decor seem to be the plan for the day until maid of honour Rachel (Clodagh ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Unsuitable – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Creator: Tumble Circus Reviewer: Grace Byrne This magnificent performance is packed with fun and features spectacular circus acts that leave the audience holding their breath at the possible danger the performers place themselves in. The sheer physicality and strength of the performers leave the audience in awe. The pure beauty of the bodies of the performers show that they are ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Performance About a Woman – Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Creator: Liz Peterson Reviewer: Clara Mallon Performance about A Woman comes to the Bewleys Café Theatre as part of this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. As a favourite of Toronto’s SummerWorks Festival 2015, there is an air of anticipation attached to this international act. As we enter the quaint theatre, we take our places on cushions scattered throughout the performance ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Coast – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Tracy Martin Director: Tracy Martin Reviewer: David Keane In an Irish seaside town four people with, apparently, very different lives begin to tell their stories. Carol (Camille Lucy Ross) tends to the every need to her dementing mother and is rapidly losing her patience. Gerry (Donncha O’Dea) is an alcoholic loner with only his faithful dog as a companion, ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Briseis After the Black – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer/Director: Dylan Coburn Gray Reviewer: Saoirse Anton An adaptation of an adaptation of a play, in which a different actor with no prior rehearsal plays one of the leading characters each night, sounds like a recipe for a convoluted shambles of a production. Briseis After the Black proves this assumption wrong. With dexterity and energy, Coburn Gray conjures the production ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: BlackCatfishMusketeer – The Lir, Dublin

Writer: Dylan Coburn Gray Director: Claire O’Reilly Reviewer: Saoirse Anton We interact differently to how we did just a couple of decades ago; the internet has changed how we get to know people, it has changed how we communicate. BlackCatfishMusketeer is a show about this, about people getting to know each other online, however, it is no “tsk young folks ...

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