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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Patient Gloria – Peacock, Dublin

Writer: Gina Moxley Director: John McIlduff Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy “Good girls don’t say no. It’s not polite to say no”, so says Gina Moxley in her new production The Patient Gloria. Moxley’s self-professed mash-up of stand-up comedy, historical re-enactment, and rock music explores the politics associated with female desire and contemporary feminism. This is a lot of genre for ...

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Adler & Gibb – The Lowry, Salford

Writer and Director: Tim Crouch Reviewer: Holly Sharp Dedicated to giving an accurate portrayal of a deceased, world-renowned conceptual artist, an actor seeks to delve deep into the heart of the woman’s life by raiding her seemingly abandoned home in the remote wilderness. Given the seemingly comprehensible blurb; you’d be forgiven for coming to this show expecting a straight psychological ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: How to Keep an Alien – Project Arts Centre, Dublin.

Sonya Kelly

Writer and Performer: Sonya Kelly Director: Gina Moxley Reviewer: Monica Insinga Opening night of the world premiere of Sonya Kelly’s new autobiographical solo show, How to Keep an Alien, could not have gone any better. Developed under Kelly’s participation in Rough Magic’s ADVANCE programme, the show opened last night to a roaring crowd, that thanks to Kelly’s trademark comedian style, ...

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Lippy – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Bush Moukarzel with Mark O’Halloran Director: Ben Kidd Reviewer: John Roberts Bush Moukarzel has been challenging perceptions on theatre and it’s delivery for many years and it wasn’t until the arrival of Lippy at the Dublin Fringe last year that he truly found a piece that would not only push what audiences are watching but also ask some pivotal ...

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The Bridge Below the Town – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Pat McCabe Director: Padraic McIntyre Reviewer: Monica Insinga Pat McCabe and Padraic McIntyre, the successful team that brought us The Dead School, comes back with a national tour of The Bridge Below the Town (that first toured in 2013) with a slightly different cast from the original, but still very strong. In collaboration with NASC Theatre Network, Livin’ Dred ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Finding Sympathy – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Ella Daly Director: Gina Moxley Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 4.0] A box with old dance cards and love letters between Nell and Henry is bought in an antique store. The contents of the letters pushes Ella to look at her own story, her life, for better or worse, through some of her own objects. In a way it’s the ...

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Under Pressure – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin

Writer:Rachel Fehily Director: Gina Moxley Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating:3] Bewley’s Cafe Theatre was sold out for the world premiere of Rachel Fehily’s one act play, Under Pressure. It is great to see this small space full, which meant it took a second or two to notice the solitary woman standing in the corner of the stage, with a vibrant red ...

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