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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Donegal – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Frank McGuinness Director: Conall Morrison Composer: Kevin Doherty Musical Director: Conor Linehan Reviewer: David Keane The Day family’s charmed existence in Donegal is coming to an end. One time Irish country music legend Irene Day (Siobhan McCarthy) no longer pulls in the crowds and under the mismanagement of her husband Conor (Frank Laverty), her and her family are facing ...

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You Never Can Tell – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

The cast of You Never Can Tell

Director: Conall Morrison Writer: George Bernard Shaw Reviewer: Liam Harrison   George Bernard Shaw’s 1896 playYou Never Can Tellfeels like it could not have been put on at a worst time at The Abbey. Embroiled as the theatre is in a storm around its attitude towards gender politics, the timing of Shaw’s outmoded and uneven play feels particularly out of ...

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She Stoops to Conquer – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Oliver Goldsmith Director: Conall Morrison Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Christmas at the Abbey Theatre comes this year in the form of the fantastically farcical. Oliver Goldsmith’s classicShe Stoops to Conqueris a whirlwind of music, energy and ludicrous comedy. As Mr and Mrs. Hardcastle prepare their country home to receive a potential suitor, son of a family friend Mr. Marlowe,for their ...

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Sive – The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

  Director: Conall Morrison Writer: John B. Keane Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Mixing the sordid, the comical and the bizarre intricacies of rural Irish life in the 1950’s, John B. Keane’s latest revival of Sive commands the Abbey stage and brings Irish audiences back to the rural Irish kitchen for its 110th season. Living with her Aunt, Uncle and Grandmother, a ...

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Guaranteed! – Civic Theatre Tallaght, Dublin

Presented by: Fishamble, The New Play Company Written by: Colin Murphy Directed by: Conall Morrison Reviewed by: Monica Insinga [Rating:4.5] Excellent docudrama Guaranteed! by journalist Colin Murphy is back on tour after a successful run during the summer. This “dramatisation based on documentary sources about the bank guarantee” in its controversial nature makes for high impact theatre. The subject of ...

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