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The Examination – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Creators: Brokentalkers Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy What do we really know about the Irish prison system? And, do we even care what goes on? These two questions sit at the forefront of The Examination, a performance about the Irish prison system. Using a blend of biography and socially engaged performance practice, Brokentalkers present a challenging task to their audience: to try ...

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Woman Undone – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Text and Lyrics: Feidlim Cannon, Gary Keegan, and Mary Coughlan Original Music: Valgeir Sigurdsson Director: Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan Reviewer: Laura Marriott Woman Undone premiered at Dublin’s Project Arts Centre and from the queue of people waiting to go in it was clear that this was one of the theatre seasons big draws. For someone unfamiliar with Mary Coughlan the reasons soon ...

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Have I No Mouth – Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Directors: Gary Keegan and Feidlim Cannon Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Have I No Mouth is not so much a tale of loss, as it a tale of moving forward. It focuses on how director and co-creator Feidlim Cannon’s family have dealt with their grief, resulting from the tragic and untimely deaths of Sean Cannon, Feidlim Cannon’s father, and his baby brother, ...

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GALWAY THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Blue Boy – Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Directors: Gary Keegan &Feidlim Cannon Choreographer: Eddie Kay Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy In a year cluttered with political and historical commemorations and subsequently a heightened focus on collective remembrance it is easy to forget those whose histories have been hidden. Brokentalkers’ The Blue Boy seeks to remedy this in a performance that is conceptual, evocative, and emotionally affective. First produced ...

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The Blue Boy – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Director: Gary Keegan &Feidlim Cannon Choreography: Eddie Kay Reviewer: Clara Mallon   There is a particular urgency attached to political theatre. Usually addressing issues of current events central to society, political theatre attempts to prompt social change through raising consciousness on the part of the spectator. This is certainly one of the primary motives behind Brokentalker’s The Blue Boy,which comes ...

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