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The Shaughraun – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Dion Boucicault Director: Clare Maguire Reviewer: Laura Marriott The Shaughraun is a melodrama by Irish playwright and actor Dion Boucicault. In the small village of Suil-a-beg, County Sligo, mystery, intrigue and drama unfold as a vast range of absurd, exciting and interconnected events set the scene for a night of fun and frivolity. It is difficult to introduce the ...

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Electric – Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

Writer: Ali Hardman Director: Clare Maguire Reviewer: Laura Marriott On balance it is fair to argue that the opening night of Ali Hardman’s new play Electric, is more enjoyable than a trip to Electric Picnic. Although this may say something about the lack of shower facilities at most festivals, it also highlights how fun and entertaining Electric is. One of ...

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Cornerstones – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Bairbre Guilfoyle Director: Clare Maguire Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Presented by Runcible Spoon Theatre Company Cornerstones is an edgy, brutal, and searingly honest account of homelessness in Dublin. Four youths (Ciara, played by Kate Gilmore, Jonno, played by Ste Murray, Mandy, played by Cara Christie, and Derry, played by Terry O’ Neill) find solace in a squat in Dublin City ...

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