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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: The Misfits – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: Arthur Miller, reimagined by Annie Ryan Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Ciarán Leinster Adapting a famous movie for the stage is often a tricky process, as it inevitably draws comparisons with the original. Arthur Miller’s The Misfits (1961), directed by John Huston and starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and Montgomery Clift, the former two in their final roles, comprises one of ...

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The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe – The Civic, Barnsley

Writer and Director: Elton Townend Jones Reviewer: Ray Taylor As you enter the auditorium the actress playing Marilyn Monroe is already in situ lying face down on a bed in a dressing gown, next to a telephone and clutching a bottle of tablets. The bedroom is in disarray strewn with artefacts of a life lived in the public glare, alongside ...

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