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Danse, Morob – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer:  Laurent Gaudé Director: Olwen Fouéré and Emma Martin Reviewer: Saoirse Anton The daughter of Morob is trying to find him. Upon learning that his body is missing from its grave, she sets out with her pack of dogs to find the Long Kesh ex-political prisoner.  However, it soon transpires that this magic-realist play is about much more than just ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Death At Intervals – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Writer: José Saramago (translator Margaret Jull Costa) Adaptor: KellieHughes Director: KellieHughes Reviewer: David Keane In an unnamed land death no longer exists. People age and become ill but they do not die. Death, it seems, is conducting a little experiment. The effect of this is at first lauded as a miracle but the reality soon sets in. No hospital beds, ...

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riverrun – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Adapter, Director, Performer: Olwen Fouéré Co-Director: Kellie Hughes Reviewer: Monica Insinga Olwen Fouéré’s transcendental adaptation of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, riverrun is back at the Project Arts Centre, back where it stood during its highly successful run at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2013 (DTF). This reviewer still clearly remembers seeing it during the DTF, thinking that she was witnessing something ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 26th January 2015

A new play and revival by one of our most eminent playwrights, the circus comes to Wolverhampton and revivals and new productions galore ensure a busy theatrical week across the UK. Kris Hallett shares with us his picks of the week. Canoeing for Beginners- Royal Court Liverpool A modern comedy about debt, insurance scams and life and death directed by ...

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Kiss of the Chicken King – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Composers: Oscar McLennan and Martin Tourish Writer: Oscar McLennan Reviewer: Westley Barnes Oscar McLennan’s Kiss of The Chicken King at the Project Arts Centre sets the audience up for a whimsical look at what being a cultural outsider in Margaret Thatcher’s Falklands-era government would be like with its empire-clutching aggressiveness and England-for-England’s sake rhetoric. An expressively lit stage (designed by ...

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A Tender Thing – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Ben Power Director: Selina Cartmell Reviewer: Monica Insinga Selina Cartmell’s multi-award winning Siren Productions is back with the Irish premiere of Ben Power’s A Tender Thing (2009) adapted from William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Power’s play—originally commissioned by RSC—explores the idea of: “What if… the star-cross’d lovers had lived and loved?” and imagines the world’s most famed lovers as ...

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