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Anna Karenina – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Leo Tolstoy Adaption: Marina Carr Director: Wayne Jordan Reviewer: Ciara L Murphy “It’ll be a long time before men will let women be and it’ll be even longer before women will leave women alone.” Leo Tolstoy’s classic Anna Karenina is brought to the Abbey stage this festive season in a new version by Marina Carr. This smoulderingly tense adaptation brings a ...

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Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Walter Asmus Reviewer: Jo Beggs   In the 1970s, already in his mid sixties, Samuel Beckett really began to achieve the minimalism he’d strived for throughout his career. As aging and self-imposed isolation began to directly inform his writing, he started to create increasingly compact, and increasingly absurd, performance pieces. Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby are ...

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Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby – Birmingham Rep

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Walter Asmus Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards   It is much easier to review something when it is close to being objectively good or bad. For instance a stellar cast can transform a drab play but in equal measure some slack direction can completely lose the focus of the audience. These are the closest things you can ...

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