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Falling Out of Standing – Festival House, Dublin

Creators: David Bolger, Louise Lowe, and Owen Boss Reviewer: Sarah Hoover The installation, a ‘legacy’ of the ANU and Cois Céim Dance Theatre production, These Rooms (2016), is evocative of the original performance but also textures the themes of that performance with its own layers of emotion and meaning. The installation, create by Owen Boss, uses the peeling, patched wallpaper and ...

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Test Dummy – Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

Writer: Caitríona Daly Director: Louise Lowe Reviewer: Sarah O’Toole Though written well before its publication, this riveting 45-minute monologue has a couple of important things in common with Eimear McBride’s recent novel The Lesser Bohemians. It presents a deliberately complicated picture of female sexuality and the fine line between longing and self-destruction, but also its arc describes a process of reoccupation ...

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On Corporation Street – HOME, Manchester

Niamh McCann in On Corporation Street,

Director: Louise Lowe Visual Artist: Owen Boss Reviewer: Jo Beggs On Saturday 15 June 1996, as Manchester city centre came alive with shoppers, a huge explosion ripped through the city, shattering every window, destroying buildings and causing a boom that was heard for miles. Left in a van on Corporation Street, the bomb was the work of the Provisional IRA, ...

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Rebel Rebel – Bewley’s Café Theatre @Powerscourt, Dublin

Devised by: Robbie O’Connor and Aisling O’Mara Director: Louise Lowe Reviewer: David Doyle In theatres, town halls, and on street corners across the country over the coming weeks there will undoubtedly be a series of performances marking some aspect of the events of Easter 1916. Such a critical moment in the foundation of the State is one that deserves commemoration, ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Rebel Rebel – Bewley’s Café Theatre @Powerscourt, Dublin

Creators: Aisling O’ Mara and Robbie O’ Connor Director: Louise Lowe Reviewer: Saoirse Anton Rebel Rebel(part of this year’s Show in a Bag series)is an engaging and interesting snapshot of the 1916 Rising through the eyes of two of its participants, Helena Molony (Aisling O’Mara) and Sean Connolly (Robbie O’Connor). With nothing but a table and chair in the centre ...

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PALS: The Irish at Gallipoli – Collins’ Barracks, Dublin

Director: Louise Lowe Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Walking into the National Museum at Collins’ Barracks Dublin it is hard not to be awed by the palpable sense of history present in the building. It is these surroundings that Anu Productions have chosen for their latest productionPALS: The Irish at Gallipoli. This performance focuses on the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Assembly – Spencer Dock (The Art Park), Dublin

Presented by: Anu Productions Reviewed by: Ciara Murphy [Rating:4.5] Anu Productions have excited, impacted and exposed their audience to a medley of wonderful, thought provoking and unique work over the course of 2013’s Dublin Fringe Festival. Their final production of the ‘13’ series culminated with Assembly and it proved to be the perfect end to a wonderful season. This performance ...

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