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Molly – Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Writer: James Joyce Adaption: Tara Breathnach and Petal Pilley Director: Petal Pilley A hot-bed of feminine power and sexuality, Tara Breathnach’s one-woman show is a vivid and timely adaption of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Focusing on the book’s final soliloquy, this powerhouse of female agency is a welcome contribution to the Town Hall Theatre programme. It is hard to tackle Joyce’s ...

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Joyced – The Dolmen Theatre, Dublin

Writer: Donal O' Kelly Director: Sorcha Fox Reviewer: Clara Mallon Donal O’Kelly’s Joyced comes to the Dolmen Theatre Cournelscourt Dublin 18. From the onset, the plotline clearly revolves around James Joyce’s earlier life story. Set in 1904, the piece condenses many tales of Joyce’s associates, famously renounced for inspiring one of the leading modernist novels of the 20th Century, Ulysses. ...

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Ulysses – Paterson’s Land, Edinburgh

Writer: James Joyce Adaptor: Dermot Bolger Director: Andy Arnold Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:2] It is reported that James Joyce was once asked to briefly give a synopsis of Ulysses, his reply “If I could have said what I wanted to say in a sentence then I wouldn’t have had to write the bloody novel.” A shame Joyce isn’t around now ...

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