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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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The Dead: An Opera – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Music: Ellen Cranitch Libretto: Tom Swift Director: Jo Mangan Reviewer: David Keane Based on James Joyce’s classic short story from Dubliners, this is a pared back operatic version of The Dead, with libretto by playwright Tom Swift and music by Ellen Cranitch. The Dead tells the tale of Gabriel Conroy (Rory Musgrave) who attends his aunts’ post-Christmas party, held on ...

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The Twelfth Night – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Wayne Jordan Reviewer: Monica Insinga Twelfth Night, The Abbey Theatre’s production in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, marks the return of Wayne Jordan to the Abbey to direct his first Shakespeare play for them. One of the most performed comedies of all time, Twelfth Night was last produced at the Abbey over 30 ...

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