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Looking Deadly – Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Director: Amy Conroy Reviewer: Tricia O’Beirne Niamh McGrath and Keith Singleton play a plethora of characters in their small town send-up, Looking Deadly, and they do so with great skill, assurance and seamless segueing between the various personalities. The story of the rivalry between two funeral directing companies in Foystown, somewhere in rural Ireland, is slight enough but the telling ...

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Rhubarb Crumble – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writers: Ghost Train Willy Director: Mathew Ralli Reviewer: Rachel Rafferty Ghost Train Willy’s musical comedy Rhubarb Crumble was a sell-out success at the 2014 Tiger Dublin Fringe festival. It concerns the behind the scenes shenanigans of a ‘second rate’ theatre company, the absurdly named Rhubarb Crumble. The roller-coaster storyline follows a group of five theatre graduates that have come together ...

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Little Gem – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer and Director: Elaine Murphy Reviewer: Monica Insinga Since its first multi-award-winning production at the 2008 Dublin Fringe Festival, Little Gem by Elaine Murphy has garnered success after success from Dublin to Edinburgh, from Australia to New York. This Breda Cashe production sees Murphy debuting at the helm of her first full-length play, directing two of the original cast members ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: How to Build Your First Robot – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writers: Ian Toner &Keith-James Walker Director: Sarah Finlay Reviewer: Sophie Ryan It’s a story we have all heard before. Boy gets dream job. Boy loses dream job. Boy builds robot in a bid to get his dream job back. Wait, what? Ian Toner and Keith-James Walker’s story How To Build Your First Robot devised by Monkey Backstage provides a unique ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Advocacy – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer and Director: Shaun Dunne Reviewer: Monica Insinga Multi-award winning Shaun Dunne and Talking Shop Ensemble are back to the Fringe with yet another challenging show about a sensitive subject like people with intellectual disability and those who provide service for them. Featuring their trademark style composed by documentary, installation and performance art, Advocacy starts quite slow for a 70-minutes ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: How to Keep an Alien – Project Arts Centre, Dublin.

Sonya Kelly

Writer and Performer: Sonya Kelly Director: Gina Moxley Reviewer: Monica Insinga Opening night of the world premiere of Sonya Kelly’s new autobiographical solo show, How to Keep an Alien, could not have gone any better. Developed under Kelly’s participation in Rough Magic’s ADVANCE programme, the show opened last night to a roaring crowd, that thanks to Kelly’s trademark comedian style, ...

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