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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Don Giovanni, The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin

Director: Gavin Quinn Composer: Wolfgang Mozart Translator: Roddy Doyle Conductor: Fergus Sheil Roddy Doyle and opera may sound like an unlikely combination, but for the Dublin Theatre Festival Roddy has translated Don Giovanni in a fantastic relocation of Mozart’s definitive opera to dear, dirty Dublin. Doyle’s libretto for the Opera Theatre Company sees the exploits of literature's most infamous charmer ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Newcastlewest – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Dick Walsh Director: Gavin Quinn Reviewer: David Keane Stuck in a rural limbo Marya (Annabel Rickerby), a self-proclaimed “west Limerick handicapped girl”, has been living with her contrary father (Des Nealon) for the last 5 years. Her initial plan was to move home to “save up” but if anything she has less now than ever. A dodgy leg, as ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Gavin Quinn Reviewer: Laura Marriott A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being staged at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre for the first time in 35 years. Given the fact that this is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays this time gap is a little baffling however the Abbey seem to be rediscovering Shakespeare’s more magical texts since last year’s ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week Beginning Monday 9th February 2015

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, a Scottish classic at the Citz and the Carôle King musical are all opening across the country this week. Kris Hallett shares his top picks of UK theatre Beautiful- Aldwych Theatre, London Having taken Broadway by storm this Carôle King biopic now opens in the West End with previews from Tuesday (10thFebruary). It could ...

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