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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Young King – The Ark, Dublin

Writer: Oscar Wilde Adaption: Nicki Bloom  Director: Andy Packer Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Australian theatre company Slingsby breathe new life into Oscar Wilde’s The Young Kingin an enticing and charming production. When a young boy, raised by an old goat herder in the forest, learns that he is the heir to his kingdom’s throne, his life changes at once. Thrown ...

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PREVIEW: 2016 – A look ahead

2015 was a thrilling rollercoaster ride for the theatre scene, with more venues programming exciting and risk-taking productions that complemented a more traditional slate of work. We saw artistic directors leave venues for pastures new and then, in return, gain new visionaries for the future. So as we stand on the precipice of 2016, what theatrical delights await? We asked ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy – The Ark, Dublin

Writer: Finegan Kruckemeyer Director: Andy Packer Reviewer: Monica Insinga Every year the Family Season of the Dublin Theatre Festival brings us some unexpected gem, and this year is no exception. Among a number of Australian productions, which are part of the international programme of the Festival, the Ark opens its doors to Slingsby Theatre Company’s multi-award winning production of The ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Critic – The Culture Box, Dublin.

Presented by: Rough Magic Written by: Richard Brinsley Sheridan Directed by: Lynne Parker Reviewed by: Ciara Murphy [Rating:4.0] With its adaptation of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s play of the same name, Rough Magic’s The Critic carries the audience from 18th century Covent Garden to 21st century Temple Bar. The audience soon realises that these two places are more alike than you ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: A Feast of Bones – The Ark, Dublin

Presented by: Theatre Lovett Written by: Frances Kay Directed by: Muireann Ahern and Louis Lovett Reviewed by: Monica Insinga [Rating:4.5] Theatre Lovett is back in town, after their major USA tour, with a new show combining classic storytelling, musical theatre, and their unique style that has insured the company’s success with theatre for young audiences since its inception. When the ...

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