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Dubliners Women – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: James Joyce Adaptor: Katie O’Kelly Director: Sarah Baxter Reviewer: David Keane James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories, is arguably one of his most accessible works with simple and realistic accounts that explore the world of Edwardian Dublin. In this adaption by Katie O’Kelly, as the title suggests, the focus is on the female characters in three ...

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Counter Culture – The Dolmen Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Katie O' Kelly Director: Donal O' Kelly Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Counter Culture, written and performed by Katie O' Kelly, tells the story of the workers of 'Macken's Department Store' in Dublin's city centre. Anyone who has ever worked a day in retail will be able to relate to the every day frustrations played out onstage. The play is a ...

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Counter Culture – The New Theatre, Dublin

Director: Donal O’Kelly Writer: Katie O’ Kelly Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Written and performed by Katie O’ Kelly, Counter Culture is a one-woman show packed with energy. Telling the story of the employees at ‘Macken’s Department Store’, this play mixes comedy with sanctimony for an unusual experience. Gemma, Bridie, Magdalena, and Jonathon are just a few of the ‘stereotypical’ retail employees ...

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Lockout – The New Theatre, Dublin

Directed by: Anthony Fox Written by: Ann Matthews Reviewed by: Ciara Murphy [Rating:3.0] Written by Ann Matthews and directed by Anthony Fox, Lockout makes its return to The New Theatre for a second time following on from its successful sell-out first run. Telling the story of the common working class woman during the 1913 Lockout, this piece follows the “unsung ...

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