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Waiting for Godot – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Patrick Sutton Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Nestled under a bare tree, nowhere in particular, are two of Samuel Beckett’s most famous characters. Vladimir (Didi), played by Charlie Hughes, and Estragon (Gogo), played by Donal Courtney, are waiting for Godot. As the pair bicker, pontificate, and contemplate suicide, this seemingly endless cycle is interrupted by Pozzo and Lucky, ...

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: James Joyce Adaptor: Tony Chesterman Director: Jimmy Fay Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 3.5] “There are the liberal arts and the useful arts”, an opinion put forward in Tony Chesterman’s adaptation of the James Joyce novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, which arrives at The New Theatre in time for Bloomsday. Incidentally, lighting fires is put ...

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