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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Charolais – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Noni Stapleton Director: Bairbre Ní Chaoimh Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Charolaispresented as part of this year's 'Show in a Bag' is a light-hearted comedy about one woman's rivalry with a cow. Writer and performer Noni Stapleton treats her audience to an amusing take on rural living and female jealousy.Declared a "townie"she has toget used to spending so much time on ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: The Carved Soul – Smock Alley, Dublin

Puppeteer: Jason Lambert Movement Specialist: Claire Walsh Reviewer: Clara Mallon No Strings Attached Theatre brings their new production The Carved Soul to the Boys School Smock Alley Theatre in Temple Bar. Part puppetry, part musical, part comedy and part deathbed drama, this piece takes us through life-size puppet Ollie’s last moments as a “living” specimen. No Strings Attached skilled puppeteers ...

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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: The Party – Morrison Hotel, Dublin

Writer: Devised by Ensemble Directors: Aoife Courtney &Deirdre Lennon Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Devised by Ready Fire Aim and Fizzy Thinking theatre companies,The Partyis am immersive theatre experience based on George Orwell's classic novel, '1984'. Framed as the high-budget PR launch to Ireland's newest political party, the performance is convincing from the very beginning. On arrival guests are ushered into the ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Hitting the Mark – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Writers: Cillian Ó Gairbhí and Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí Director: Aaron Monaghan Reviewer: Monica Insinga The playwriting debut of Cillian Ó Gairbhí, Ramblin Man’s co-artistic director, comes with a provoking script written with his brother Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí about an actor’s version of Purgatory in the current theatre/media business in Ireland. The show is about what happens when a ...

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