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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Nora – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Belinda McKeon in collaboration with Annie Ryan Director: Eoghan Carrick Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 classic, A Doll’s House, gets a contemporary shake-up in this new production by The Corn Exchange. Nora, played by Annie Ryan, lives in an underground mansion with her husband Turlough (Declan Conlon) and her daughter Emmy (Venetia Bowe). The reason that it ...

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Through a Glass Darkly – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Ingmar Bergman Adaptor: Jenny Worton Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: David Keane Celebrating two decades of theatre-making in Dublin, The Corn Exchange presents Jenny Worton’s adaptation of Through A Glass Darkly by Ingmar Bergman. Over the course of 24 hours, Karin and her family face the reality that her mental health is unravelling and that their complex unit might not ...

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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing – Norwich Playhouse

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride Adaptor and Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Life is never a simple, straightforward path, twists and turns threaten to derail plans and long-held dreams need constant revision. It’s a shifting perspective that is hard to capture on the page, yet Eimear McBride’s award-winning novel captures the internal monologue of a woman from the womb to ...

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A Girl is a Half Formed Thing – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer: Eimear McBride Director &adaptation: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Eimear McBrides original novelA Girl is a Half Formed Thinghas seen huge success since it's release in 2013 and it's adaptation by Annie Ryan for the Dublin Theatre Festival has fared no differently. Astounding and touching audiences, this play's reputation precedes it. The gritty, heartfelt and gripping tale about the ...

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Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – Highlights

The Dublin Theatre Festival returns in 2014 to present 18 days of wondrous theatre, comedy, dance, performance, and so much more from national and international contexts. Returning for its 57th season and filled to the brim with stimulating artists, it is surely not to be missed. The 2014 dates run from the 25th of September to the 12th of October ...

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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Desire Under the Elms, Smock Alley Theatre – Dublin.

Presented by: The Corn Exchange Written by: Eugene O’Neill Directed by: Annie Ryan Reviewed by: Ciarán Leinster [Rating:3.0] Eugene O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms is often overshadowed by his two greatest successes – The Iceman Cometh and Long Day’s Journey Into Night -and this production by The Corn Exchange highlight why this is justified. Luke Griffin and Peter Coonan provided ...

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Pulse Fringe Festival: The Furies – The Corn Exchange, Ipswich

Performed by: Kindle Theatre Reviewer: Flip Miller [rating:2.5] Heavy Metal meets Greek Tragedy and explodes out the other side. From the instant you enter the Great Hall at the Corn Exchange and are put into a holding pen with other theatre goers you know you are not going to have a normal theatrical experience. A fog seeps over the screens ...

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