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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Nora – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Belinda McKeon in collaboration with Annie Ryan Director: Eoghan Carrick Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 classic, A Doll’s House, gets a contemporary shake-up in this new production by The Corn Exchange. Nora, played by Annie Ryan, lives in an underground mansion with her husband Turlough (Declan Conlon) and her daughter Emmy (Venetia Bowe). The reason that it ...

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The Wise Wound – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Teri FitzGerald Director: Philip Doherty Reviewer: Rachel Rafferty Writer Teri FitzGerald who along with most of the cast is a Gaiety School of Acting graduate, used Louisa May Alcott’s celebrated book as the basis for this farcical piece. American novelist Alcott’s semi-autobiographical and renowned work, Little Women is a coming of age passage about the four young March daughters, ...

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This Lime Tree Bower – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Conor McPherson Director: Eoghan Carrick Reviewer: Ciara L Murphy   First produced in 1995 at Dublin’s Crypt Theatre, Conor McPherson’s This Lime Tree Bower returns to Dublin for its run at Temple Bar’s Project Arts Centre. Set in an unnamed seaside town somewhere in Dublin, This Lime Tree Bower tells the story of three men in a week that ...

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing – Factory Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride (adapted by Annie Ryan) Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Have you ever come out of a production so captivating and traumatising that you were seriously concerned for the performer? Aoife Duffin’s solo performance in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is mesmerising. Duffin plays all the parts in Annie Ryan’s superb adaptation of Eimear McBride’s ...

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Bob & Judy – Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

Writer: Gerard Adlum Director: Sarah Finlay Reviewer: Rachel Rafferty This stimulating drama concerns a turbulent interaction that happened one starry night. Against the backdrop of a momentous galactic phenomenon, two very damaged people, both harbouring the wounds from their grief-ridden pasts, unite fatefully. The setting is an overgrown back garden in small town Ireland. It is Judy’s birthday and a ...

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Panned- Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

Writer: Caitriona Daly Director: Eoghan Carrick Reviewer: David Keane Peter Pan sits in a childlike manner aboard a raft, flicking playfully at the water surrounding him. The blackness of night envelops this scene and there is a sense of serenity. But not for long. In a quick burst of light and sound Peter, or rather, Sean (Ste Murray) bursts into ...

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