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Normal – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Caitríona Daly Director: Maisie Lee Reviewer: Ciarán Leinster Lunchtime theatre has made a welcome return to Bewley’s on Grafton Street with an intense, ambiguous production that allows actors Karen Ardiff (Phil) and Caoimhe O’Malley (Helen) to flourish in their respective roles as mother and girlfriend to an unseen man with autism, Gary. While the play does not quite live ...

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Something Unspoken – Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt,Dublin

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Maisie Lee Reviewer: David Keane In mid-century Louisiana Miss Cornelia Scott (Catherine Byrne) awaits news of an election from the Confederate Daughters Society. Unhappy to run in the election as a regular candidate, Cornelia will only accept the highest position of authority if she is offered it unanimously. She has opted out of attending the election ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Our Island – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Director: Maisie Lee Reviewer: Saoirse Anton About three-quarters of the way through this show there is a point at which it appears to have almost come full-circle and could conceivably have finished. Thankfully that was not the end, because as the lights went down at that moment, the idea of leaving the characters there at that point sparked an internal ...

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In Dog Years Im Dead – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin.

Director: Maisie Lee Writer: Kate Heffernan Reviewer: Ciarán Leinster There is undoubtedly a fear at the beginning of this play that it will be little more than an ‘80s nostalgia trip, with A-ha and Spandau Ballet playing beforehand, and the small stage littered with Danger Mouse albums, Kermit the Frog teddies, and countless more items designed to thrust a mostly ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: In Dog Years I’m Dead, The New Theatre – Dublin

Writer: Kate Heffernan Director: Maisie Lee Musical Director: Tom Lane Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 4.5] A new play is always a good thing. When that play turns out to have a naturalness and genuine warmth, while not always taking the obvious road, it makes it all the better. Kate Heffernan’s new play In Dog Years I’m Dead is a winning ...

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