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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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Underneath – Soho Theatre, London

Writer: Pat Kinevane Director: Jim Culleton Reviewer: Maryam Philpott “We need beauty, all of us…How we flock to be around the beautiful ones”. It may only be skin-deep, but Pat Kinevane’s new play Underneath considers the effect of beauty and modern expectations of perfection on individuals who are far from physically perfect. Showing at the Soho Theatre, Kinevane considers what ...

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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: The Windstealers – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Jane Madden Director: Anushka Senanayake Reviewer: Liam Harrison “Any work today? Any work yesterday? Any work tomorrow?” In Jane Madden’s raucous satire on modern Irish society and corruption, you think you know the answer to all three questions before they’re given. Only the last question isn’t answered with another no, but “Fuckin’ hope not,” delivered with a half-hearted laugh. ...

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