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DOUBLE BILL: Unshakeable Spirits (Left Hand Lost) – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Cillian O’Donnachadha Director: Katherine Murphy Reviewer: Laura Marriott What happens to a woman who is suppressed and forced to change shape right from early childhood? Left Hand Lost explores the life of American singer – songwriter and poet Dory Previn. Her story is remarkable. Previn was born into a strongly Catholic Irish American family and became strongly conflicted when ...

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DOUBLE BILL: Unshakeable Spirits (A Fit Wife for a Revolutionary) – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Sharon Sexton Director: Cillian O’Donnachadha Reviewer: Laura Marriott A Fit Wife For a Revolutionary focuses in on the rarely mentioned Kathleen Clarke, wife of the first signatory of the Proclamation Thomas Clarke and a revolutionary in her own right. Her story is fascinating and Sharon Sexton is marvellous as Kathleen Clarke. The play encompasses the events of Easter week 1916. ...

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Somewhere Under The Rainbow The Liza Minnelli Story – Landor Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Cillian O’Donnachadha Reviewer: Stephen Bates On an evening of bright sunshine and heavy showers, a rainbow appeared above the Landor as the audience entered for the opening performance of this one-woman show. If the Heavens were signalling their approval, they were right to do so. Sharon Sexton has played Liza Minnelli in this monologue with songs, both ...

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