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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Always Alone Together – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer &Director: Cathal McGuire Reviewer: Clara Mallon In an age of technology, art based around this theme holds great relevancy for contemporary audiences. The technological boom of recent times can be viewed as one of the mammoth land marks of the twenty first century. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Always Alone Togerther, based around the history of the ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: My Name is Saoirse – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Eva O’Connor Director: Hildegard Ryan Reviewer: Caitriona M Reilly Sunday’s Child Theatre Company present My Name is Saoirse, an enchanting production about one girl’s transition into womanhood. Written and performed by Eva O’Connor it is a one woman production in which the character Saoirse shares the tragic story of the end of her childhood. The performance marks the difficult ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Ajax & Little Illiad – The Peacock, Dublin

Producers: Evan Webber &Frank Cox-O'Connell Reviewer: Orna O' Connor AJAX AND LITTLE ILLIAD are two thematically linked one act plays currently running at The Peacock as part of The Dublin Tiger Fringe Festival. Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre World Stage (Toronto) in associationwith The Banff Centre and Cork Midsummer Festival. Ajax was developed atMAKE, a residential workshop facilitated by Cork Midsummer ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: B(r)itches – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Creators: Dylan Coburn Gray, Claire Galvin and Leah Minto Reviewer: Caitriona Reilly B(r)itches is a performance which plays with the conventions of theatre and poses what actors are prepared to do for the sake of their art / money. The performance offers the audience a look into the realm behind the stage: inside the rehearsal room and drama school workshops. ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: The Belle Bottoms – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Eoin Colfer Director: Liam Halligan Musical Director: Liam Bates Reviewer: Caitriona M Reilly The Belle Bottoms is a hilarious one hour disco delight. Mags (Aileen Mythen) and Belle (Sharon Clancy) are two disco divas from Wicklow who regale the audience with the tales of their youth in a series of comical catchy songs. Mags and Belle have been close ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: An Insignificant Man – The Pearse Centre, Dublin

Writer: Ciarán O’Keeffe Reviewer: Bryan Hogan Smilin’ Kanker winner of the 2009 Alternative Miss Ireland presents An Insignificant Man, a one-man show. It’s a cross between a stand up routine and a torch song cycle. There is something very endearing about the character Smilin’ Kanker, perhaps a mixture of the vulnerability of the performer Ciaran O’Keeffe or Kanker’s self-deprecation? Either ...

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