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The Night Season – Civic Theatre, Dublin

Director: Sean Ronan Writer: Rebecca Lenkiewicz Reviewer: Orna O’Connor Written by British actress and playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz, The Night Season is a dark comedy that explores the metaphysical aspects of love, loyalty, sex, and death. Lenkiewicz presents these themes in the context of an Irish kitchen sink drama set in Sligo. The plot centres on a family of three sisters, ...

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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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Little Thing, Big Thing – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Director: Jim Culleton Writer: Donal O’ Kelly Reviewer: Ciara Murphy The tone for tonight’s production of Little Thing, Big Thing in the Civic Theatre is set in stone as John Comiskey’s iron clad, unfriendly and ominous set design dominates the arena. Exciting and incredibly fast paced Little Thing, Big Thing is another success for O’Kelly. Presented by Fishamble and directed ...

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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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Chancers – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Director: Terry Byrne Writer: Robert Massey Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Presented by Viking Theatre and written by Robert Massey, Chancers is a lively, highly entertaining and hysterical comedy that shows its audience that “there’s more than one way to win the lotto”. Struggling to maintain his livelihood, a small grocery shop, Aiden, played by Luke Griffin, and his wife Dee, played ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part I

Over the next week we shall be looking at the shows that have got our regional editors excited in 2014. Today we shall be looking at Ireland, South East and North East &Yorkshire. Are you excited by any of these productions? Share what you think in the comments section below. IRELAND: Ciara Murphy Here at The Public Reviews in Ireland, ...

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Postscript – The Civic Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Noelle Brown and Michele Forbes Director: Conor Hanratty Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Following on from its success at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2013, Postscript, written and performed in part by Noelle Brown, gives its audience a deeper insight into the emotional, difficult and troubling journey that is the search for identity and self. Noelle Brown plays herself, in a story ...

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