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The Corps Ensemble’s Production of Close To The Sun by Philip Doherty
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There are so many great shows to see at the Dublin Fringe Festival which runs from 9th – 24th September 2017. One particularly fun and energetic play is Philip Doherty’s...

Theatre Review of Once, the Musical by Sheena Lambert
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Review of Once, the Musical for www.writing.ie by Sheena Lambert www.sheenalambertauthor.com This is writing.ie, and so even the theatre reviews generally focus on the writing side of things, but an...

Imagining Liam by David Scott and Company D Theatre Productions
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Here at writing.ie we love new writing for theatre. Sure, it’s great to see a great grandfather play by a long-dead great writer that has stood the test of time...

The Possible, Strange Fruit & The Morning After: Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Review
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There are few more entertaining ways to spend an evening than in the company of a cache of short plays. Offering a very different experience to a full length, two...

Sheena Lambert on Conor McPherson’s The Weir
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Sheena Lambert recently went to see Conor McPherson’s The Weir at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin – produced by Decadent Theatre Company and Verdant Productions. Here are her thoughts ....

SIGNATORIES: Olympia Theatre, 4th-14th October 2016
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Review by: Sheena Lambert for writing.ie As part of their public engagement programme to commemorate the Decade of Centenaries, University College Dublin commissioned a theatre piece entitled Signatories, in which...

BUG by Tracy Letts; Presented by The Corps Ensemble
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Directed by Jed Murray At The Viking Theatre, Clontarf, from the 6th – 24th September 2016 www.vikingtheatredublin.com Now, I’ve been known to complain about the diminishing scale of theatre in...

Temptress by Philip St John
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Temptress by Philip St John – New Theatre – review by Áine McKenna Oct 28th – Nov 7th @ 7.30pm Tickets: €15 (€12 conc.) “Temptress is not a conventional ghost...