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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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Bang Bang – Bewleys Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Writer: Dermot Bolger Director: Mark O’Brien Reviewer: Saoirse Anton From Wyoming to Whitehall, the well known Dublin character Thomas “Bang Bang” Dudley kept the streets of Dublin safe with his “trusty, rusty key,” for decades. Travelling on the trams and buses of the city, Bang Bang would leap out, point his Colt ’45 key at passers-by and shoot them with ...

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Talk to me like the Rain – Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Bairbre Ni Chaoimh Reviewer: Sarah Hoover “I will lie here and listen”: Daniel Monaghan’s line in the second of the Tennessee Williams double-bill is an appropriate instruction to the audience as we peer into the sweltering intimacy of This Property is Condemned and Talk to me like the Rain and Let Me Listen…”. This is the ...

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Yeats Besotted – Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Writer: Cathal Quinn Director: Cathal Quinn Reviewer: Laura Marriott “Poets should never marry. The world should thank me for not marrying you.” William Butler Yeats is a man who in Ireland needs little introduction. Even decades after his death the slightest new titbit or revelation generates a buzz of media interest and his writing is taught to every Irish student. ...

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Cirque Des Rêves: Bewleys Café Theatre@Powerscourt, Dublin

Writer: Katie McCann Director: Jeda De Bri Reviewer: Rachel Rafferty Set in the gothic-horror backdrop of Victorian London, this energetic and fun-filled performance centres on a covert travelling show and a young woman’s broken dreams. Poppy Parker, ‘an ordinary girl’ who is bored with her life and seeking adventure, is intrigued when a mysterious circus comes to town and sets ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Performance About a Woman – Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Creator: Liz Peterson Reviewer: Clara Mallon Performance about A Woman comes to the Bewleys Café Theatre as part of this year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. As a favourite of Toronto’s SummerWorks Festival 2015, there is an air of anticipation attached to this international act. As we enter the quaint theatre, we take our places on cushions scattered throughout the performance ...

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