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48 – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Gemma Kane Director: Claire Maguire Reviewer: Clara Mallon “I actually walked into that smoke to die”. Gemma Kane’s debut play 48 begins with searing testimony of survivor’s guilt. A smoke haze oppressively fills Smock Alley’s Boys School theatre and we are introduced to bodies who clamour methodically, moving agonisingly throughout the space, gasping for air immersed in disco lights. Aided ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Sweet Sensations – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Teri Fitzgerald Director: Teri Fitzgerald Reviewer: Laura Marriott Welcome to Peafield Hospital for the Elderly. Here you will find staff and residents living in harmony. Or not. This is a hospital where the staff like a slower pace of life than that of their patients. After all, what is the point in pushing oneself too much when the day ...

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Home – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Megan O’Malley Director: Fiona Frawley Reviewer: Laura Marriott Who is innocent and who is guilty? Only you can decide. Home is the sort of play that when you think you have everything figured out it turns around and surprises you. Showing at Dublin’s The New Theatre Home also introduces the talent of writer (and performer) Megan O’Malley. Tackling head ...

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