Home / Ireland Reviewspage 60

Ireland Reviews

My Name is Alice Devine – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Shay Linehan Director: Terry Byrne Reviewer: Clara Mallon My Name is Alice Devine tells a tale of a struggle which contemporary Irish audiences are all too familiar with. Hilda Fay, playing character Alice Devine, takes us through the highs and lows of one woman’s battle for survival in Irelands most recent economic recession. Depression, suicide, emigration and repossession are ...

Read More »

Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival Award Winners

With 84 shows taking place over the 16 day run, the Tiger Dublin Fringe festival has been a creative melting pot for both new and seasoned artists and companies. The Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards for 2014 have been announced and with a number of exciting new categories it made for a very exciting night. The atmosphere was one of triumph ...

Read More »

TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Whichever1uFeed – The Stables (Fumbally Lane), Dublin

Writers: Ross Gaynor, James O' Driscoll &Neil Watkins Director: Mark Fitzgerald Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Gentle Giant Theatre Company return to this years Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival withWhichever1UFeed. Having received rave reviews for last year'sDinner and a Show, this reviewer had high expectations for the performance. Based on an old Indian fable that represents the daily struggle between the battle of ...

Read More »

TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Source – South Studios, Dublin

Choreographer: Cathy Coughlan Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Sourceis a different type of theatre experience. Presented by RADE in collaboration with Cathy Coughlan, this is a show that pervades the most visceral of our emotions, leaving us illuminated and touched. RADE is an inner city CE Programme which "engages drug users with the arts and therapeutic supports" (press release). Choreographer Cathy Coughlan ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »