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No Smoke Without Fire – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Peter Murray Director: Jimmy Smallhorne Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Mary Murray brings her one woman show, No Smoke Without Fire, to the Civic Theatre, Tallaght to an eager and enthusiastic full house. Set in a smoking area in a pub in “Bally-something” on Dublin’s northside, Murray plays a revolving carousel of characters, who are just that, real characters! Sixty-thousand euro, ...

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Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Seamus O’ Rourke Director: Charles McGuinness Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Written and performed by Seamus O’ Rourke,Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walkingis a funny, endearing and satisfying coming of age tale which is peppered with a good dose of theobligatory Irish dark humour. Padraig Potts lives with hisMammy and Daddy in the rural town of Drumnamee Co. Leitrim. Padraig falls in ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: After Sarah Miles – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Director and Writer: Michael Hilliard Mulcahy Reviewer: Ciara Murphy After Sarah Miles is a tender story about one man’s exploration of self, home and love. Starring Don Wycherley, this one-man show is both charming and engaging. Starting with Bobeen’s first drink in The Star Inn, as an extra in a movie as a teenager, this story moves on throughout his ...

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Stones in His Pockets – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Marie Jones Director: Ian McElhinney Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Set in a rural town in Co. Kerry, Stones in His Pockets tells the story of a group of extras who are taking part in a Hollywood film production, ‘The Quiet Valley’. The merging of small town drama and the overbearing presence of the production team provides the audience with an ...

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Preview: September at the Civic Theatre

The hugely successful STONES IN HIS POCKETS returns to the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, for a limited run. Set in a sleepy village in rural Ireland, the arrival of a Hollywood movie shoot sends the town into a comedic tailspin. Written by the critically acclaimed Marie Jones, STONES IN HIS POCKETS is the winner of Best Comedy and Best Play awards ...

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My Brilliant Divorce – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Geraldine Aron Director: Andrew Murray Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Verdant Productions present My Brilliant Divorce, a comedy about one woman’s journey from divorce to acceptance and all of the things life throws at you in between. Angela, played by Tara Flynn, has just witnessed her marriage come to a grinding halt. Her husband Max (amusingly referred to as “round head” ...

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The Bridge Below the Town – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Pat McCabe Director: Padraic McIntyre Reviewer: Monica Insinga Pat McCabe and Padraic McIntyre, the successful team that brought us The Dead School, comes back with a national tour of The Bridge Below the Town (that first toured in 2013) with a slightly different cast from the original, but still very strong. In collaboration with NASC Theatre Network, Livin’ Dred ...

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Faith – The Civic Theatre, Dublin.

Director: David Horan Writer: Paul Meade Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Loosing a job is a difficult period for most people, but no one ever speaks of the bruised pride, diminished masculinity and depression that coincides with being “made redundant”. Faith, presented by Guna Nua Theatre in association with The Civic Theatre, brings these issues to The Civic Theatre stage and forces ...

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