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DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL: Oedipus – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Wayne Jordan Director: Wayne Jordan adaptation: Wayne Jordan Music: Tom Lane Reviewer: Saoirse Anton The story of Oedipus is a classic; the audience has an enormous performance history from which to draw expectations about the production. However, from the moment one enters the auditorium, curiosity is piqued by the set which is made up of dozens of chairs with ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Between Trees and Water – South Studios, Dublin

Director: Fiona McGeown Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Presented by Painted Bird Productions, Between Trees and Water is an innovative piece of theatre which tells the story of Bridie Kirk, a young girl who died from complications following an illegal abortion in Cork 1939. Comprised of a series of documented testimonials from the subsequent court case that followed her death, Between Trees ...

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Human Child – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Writer and Director: Dan Colley Reviewer: Monica Insinga Collapsing Horse Theatre Company – in collaboration with Ramblin Man and Gúna Nua – is back with a triple bill at the Project Arts Centre, starting with their acclaimed 2013 show Human Child, which takes its cue from W.B. Yeats’s poem The Stolen Child, adapting the changeling myth to create a show ...

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The Twelfth Night – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Wayne Jordan Reviewer: Monica Insinga Twelfth Night, The Abbey Theatre’s production in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, marks the return of Wayne Jordan to the Abbey to direct his first Shakespeare play for them. One of the most performed comedies of all time, Twelfth Night was last produced at the Abbey over 30 ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: In Dog Years I’m Dead, The New Theatre – Dublin

Writer: Kate Heffernan Director: Maisie Lee Musical Director: Tom Lane Reviewer: Alan Foran [rating: 4.5] A new play is always a good thing. When that play turns out to have a naturalness and genuine warmth, while not always taking the obvious road, it makes it all the better. Kate Heffernan’s new play In Dog Years I’m Dead is a winning ...

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DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Break – Project Arts Centre, Dublin.

Writer: Amy Conroy Director: Veronica Coburn Reviewer: Ciara Murphy [Rating:5.0] Piquing the audience’s interest even as they are taking their seats, HotForTheatre’s newest venture Break, directed by Veronica Coburn, delights, blisters, inspires and entertains. Break tells the story of a group of teachers, and their invisible students, who are coming to terms with a tragedy that has occurred at their ...

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