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The Blue Boy of Glenmore – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

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Writer: Joe Brennan Director: Tony Devlin Reviewer: Colm G Doran Set in the winter of 1978, in the Cooley Mountains, Brassneck Theatre Company present The Blue Boy of Glenmore. It tells the story of a brother and sister living in a claustrophobic farmyard cottage, sniping at one another. Jemmy John (The Blue Boy) played by James Doran, is obsessed with ...

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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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War of Attrition – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: John Morton Director: Niamh Moroney Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Presented by The Devious Theatre Company,War of Attrition is an upbeat, contemporary, and ultimately hilariously funny piece of theatre. This young company of performers, writers, and directors have been consistently producing top notch performances. It is clearthathave their finger on the pulse of what their youthful audiences want. Morton's script brings ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Some Flood – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writers: John Doran &Kevin Mooney Director: John Doran Reviewer: Ciara Murphy The end of the world has arrived in the form of a flood, sweeping through Ireland overnight, two men find themselves utterly alone. As the two men battle neurosis, hunger and the presence of the other, the audience is treated to a funny, energetic, and charming performance. The set, ...

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Twelfth Night – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Music: John Doran, Peter Reid, Daithi Mac Suibhne Director: Peter Reid Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 4.5] On a very warm, summer's evening, seeing a production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night might not be everyone's 'food of love', but the brightness of the summer day was present inside the theatre for AC Productions colourful and very enjoyable staging of ...

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