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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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NEWS: Seth Numrich joins Kim Cattrall in Sweet Bird of Youth

Producers have announced that acclaimed Broadway actor Seth Numrich will be joining Kim Cattrall in Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth at The Old Vic. Directed by Marianne Elliott the play will open at The Old Vic on 12 June (with previews from 1 June) Numrich most recently starred in the celebrated Broadway production of Golden Boy and the original ...

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King Lear – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare. Director: Selina Cartmell Reviewer: Ciara Murphy [Rating:4.0] King Lear (Owen Roe) is a man who falls prey to the deceit and treachery of those closest to him. Portrayed as leader, father, beast and angel; the corporeality of his life is laid bare to the Abbey audience for the first time in 80 years. Director Selina Cartmell is ...

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