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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Saint Nicholas – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Conor McPherson Director: Simon Evans Reviewer: Laura Marriott “In the dark, there are vampires.” So, first things first. This is Brendan Coyle’s return to the Irish stage for the first time since 2002 and he is reuniting with playwright Conor McPherson for the Irish premiere of Saint Nicholas. For everyone wanting to know if it was worth the wait: ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The End of Eddy – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Edouard Louis Adaptor: Pamela Carter Director: Stewart Laing Reviewer: Laura Marriott “Today I will be a man.” There has been a trend in recent months for plays that explore what it means to be a man and how to go about being so. The End of Eddy fits into this pattern and delves into the ideas of manhood and masculinity ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Klosterhof – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Creators: Iwona Nowacka and Janek Turkowski Reviewer: Laura Marriott Dublin is a city that has seen much in the line of building works, regeneration and change over the past few years. Every new brick and LUAS line track that has been laid down builds upon centuries of history. Buildings gone, lives lived and passed. The history that is around us ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Nassim – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Nassim Soleimanpour Director: Omar Elerian Reviewer: Laura Marriott Nassim is an unconventional play by an unconventional playwright. Nassim Soleimanpour is a multi-disciplinary theatre-maker from Iran. He has a history of creating experimental, one-of-a-kind productions and Nassim is no different. As the title suggests this is a personal and vulnerable piece of work from the playwright. Each night a different actor ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Multiverse – Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin

Creator: Louis Vanhaverbeke Reviewer: Laura Marriott Multiverse is an ever-evolving performance art piece that incorporates an energetic and emotive soundtrack, and subtle light changes with the almost dance-like physicality of Louis Vanhaverbeke to create an innovative and dynamic production. Perhaps the best thing about Multiverse is that every person could come away having seen and experienced something different. The responses expressed ...

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