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Wexfour – Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford

Writers: John Banville, Eoin Colfer, Billy Roche &Colm Toíbín. Director: Ben Barnes Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Uniting four of Wexford’s finest writers to celebrate Wexford Arts Centre’s 40th Anniversary, Wexfour consists of four one-act plays set in a Wexford landscape. Rarely is so much script-writing talent seen in one place, but the collection of writers (consisting of John Banville, Eoin Colfer, ...

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The Memory of Water – Civic Theatre Tallaght, Dublin

Presented by: Theatre Royal Productions Written by: Shelagh Stephenson Directed by: Ben Barnes Reviewed by: Monica Insinga [Rating:4] The Memory of Water is a compelling play about the possibility and the meaning of sharing: sharing memories, sharing life with one’s own family. By bringing three sisters together for their mother’s funeral, Shelagh Stephenson dissects her female characters by visibly showing ...

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Richard II – The Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Michael Barker-Caven Reviewer: Ciara Murphy [Rating:2.5] The Anglo-Irish relationship is one that has taken many forms on the Irish stage. In Ouroboros Theatre’s production this relationship takes an unlikely form in Shakespeare’s Richard II. Directed by Michael Barker-Caven for The Peacock Stage this well loved history play takes on a very different context. Born with the ...

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