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Pink Milk – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Lauren Shannon Jones Director: Nora Kelly-Lester Reviewer: Laura Marriott Pink Milk was created by Dublin’s The New Theatre artists in residence Lauren Shannon Jones and Nora Kelly-Lester. This writer and director duo have offered up an interesting one hour show in the form of Pink Milk. This is a dystopian fantasy, considerably different to their previously celebrated works Crow ...

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Olympia – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Lauren Shannon Jones Director: Nora Kelly Lester Reviewer: David Keane An adaptation of E.T.A Hoffman’s 19th century short story, Der Sandmann, Pygmankenstein(comprising of Lauren-Shannon Jones and Nora Kelly-Lester) present Olympia as the new writer and director in residence at The New Theatre. A portmanteau of Pygmalion and Frankenstein, it is no surprise that this theatre company have a strong ...

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INTERVIEW: Lauren-Shannon Jones on Olympia – The New Theatre, Dublin

Lauren-Shannon Jones and Nora Kelly-Lesterare Pygmankenstein, a vibrant and innovative theatre company working out of Dublin. They are the newly appointed writer and director in residence at The New Theatre in Dublin's Temple Bar, the first writer/director team to take residence at the theatre. Ciara L. Murphy caught up with Lauren-Shannon Jones to see how it was going. You and ...

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According to His Need – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Oliver Eagleton Director: Nora Kelly Lester Reviewer: Clara Mallon Oliver Eagleton’s According To His Need, presented by Reds Theatre Company, comes to the New Theatre Temple Bar. On the back of the production’s successful run in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the atmosphere of tonight’s sold-out show is one of intrigue. The stage set is enticing; two shelves containing ...

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According to His Need – C Nova, Edinburgh

Writer: Oliver Eagleton Director: Nora Kelly Lester Reviewer: Deborah Klayman “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need”. This phrase, made popular by Marx, offers a fitting title for this one-act play about two characters in conflict due to their romantic and political needs. Penned by emerging playwright Oliver Eagleton and directed by Nora Kelly Lester, ...

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The Assassination of Brian Boru – The New Theatre, Dublin

Director: Nora Kelly Lester Writer: Lauren-Shannon Jones Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Questioning the legitimacy of remembered history, The Assassination of Brian Boru places its audience’s focus on the importance of a good story, even if that means leaving the truth behind. Directed by Nora Kelly Lester and written by Lauren-Shannon Jones, the merging of the two authorial voices succeeds in representing ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 14th April 2014

Last night saw the best in London theatre celebrated in the one of the UK’s most glamorous events - the 2014 Olivier Awards, however, great theatre isn’t thankfully confined to inside the M25 and our round-up looks at the best shows all around the UK &Ireland for the next week. Consequences and decisions seems to be a natural theme for ...

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Grow – The New Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Lauren Jones. Devised by: The Cast. Director: Nora Kelly Lester Reviewer: Ciara Murphy [Rating:4.0]   Presented by the New Theatre and The Virgin Eclectic, Grow immerses its audience in a realm which defies reality and questions human behaviour. Oscar (Gavan O’ Connor Duffy), Vanessa (Molly O’ Mahony) and Trent (Dylan Jones) are staying in a country mansion, with them ...

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