●●●●● Sitting somewhere between a concert, a theatre piece and an installation, Endings at Project Arts Centre is a powerful work that explores experiences of loss through the moment of death, as well as examining the spaces within memory in … Continue reading Endings @ Dublin Theatre Festival captures the in-betweens of grief Staff Writer Saoirse Anton attends this theatre concert, with no tissues necessary.
●●●●○ “Tell me love is winning…” Valve Hegarty makes his living by recording radio advertisements, but he is a singer at heart. “If I don’t sing I get sick,” he tells us. Performed as a one-man show by Little John … Continue reading DTF17’s “Radio Rosario” at the Axis Theatre, Ballymun “If love is losing what are you going to do? Start hating just so you can be on the winning side?”
Fresh from a successful run of the hit show DOUZE at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, XNTHONY (Anthony Keigher) is back in Ireland and ready to debut a new show at Dublin Fringe Festival this month. Since 2010, XNTHONY has been working … Continue reading The Power of Wow: Interview with XNTHONY “The Power of Wow” explores the idea of the desperation to be liked, heteronormativity in a post marriage equality age, and fake authenticity.
Ask anyone interested in the arts what they think of when they hear “Edinburgh” and what will they say? (Don’t say Trainspotting or Jean Brodie, you’ll ruin my point.) Yes, that’s right, it’s the Edinburgh Festivals. For four weeks every … Continue reading Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Ten Fringe Commandments A heavenly guide to navigating the holiest of fringes
●●●●○ Pan Pan The Project Arts Centre “This is experimental community drama”. These are words that have the potential to inspire optimism and abject terror in equal measure. In the case of The Importance of Nothing, the latter response is … Continue reading The Importance of Nothing – review
Director: Karl Falconer PurpleCoat Productions | Smock Alley | 11/7/16 Shakespeare’s King Lear is a play of many layers, exploring the intensely personal hand-in-hand with the political. It tells the story of King Lear and his gradual descent … Continue reading PurpleCoat’s King Lear – review