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Madam de Markievicz on Trial – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Ann Matthews Director: Anthony Fox Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Ann Matthews’ newest historical dramaMadam de Markievicz on Trialis an intriguing take on one of Ireland’s most famed women Countess Constance de Marckievicz. Testimonies from the actual trial, which took place after the Easter Rising in 1916, are married with Matthews’ own writing in a well presented and well balanced ...

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The Watchman – Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Sean Lawlor Director: Anthony Fox Reviewer: Rachel Rafferty As Sean Lawlor’s The Watchman, opens, the watchman of the title or in Dublinese parlance the ‘gotchie,’ addresses the audience directly, enticing them to ‘listen to the silence!’ He is talking of the nighttime silence of the city, a city that was being destroyed by the ravages of modernity. He laments ...

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Friendly Fire – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Gerard Humphrey Director: Anthony Fox Reviewer: Clara Mallon Friendly Fire comes to the New Theatre Temple Bar. Based around the short life span of “soldier poet” Francis Ledwidge, the shows expectation is one of nostalgic sentiment. Writer Gerard Humphrey is clear in his homage to Irish artists lost to the detriments of the First World War. From the onset ...

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Lockout – The New Theatre, Dublin

Directed by: Anthony Fox Written by: Ann Matthews Reviewed by: Ciara Murphy [Rating:3.0] Written by Ann Matthews and directed by Anthony Fox, Lockout makes its return to The New Theatre for a second time following on from its successful sell-out first run. Telling the story of the common working class woman during the 1913 Lockout, this piece follows the “unsung ...

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