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Tiger Dublin Fringe: The Party – Morrison Hotel, Dublin

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Writer: Devised by Ensemble Directors: Aoife Courtney & Deirdre Lennon Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Devised by Ready Fire Aim and Fizzy Thinking theatre companies, The Party is am immersive theatre experience based on George Orwell's classic novel, '1984'. Framed as the high-budget PR launch to Ireland's newest political party, the performance is convincing from the very beginning. On arrival guests are ushered into ...

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Ragnarok – The Hush House, RAF Bentwaters

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Writer: Charles Way Director: Hal Chambers Reviewer: Paul Couch   Other than perhaps Beowulf, tales from antiquity don’t come much more epic than Ragnarok, the End of Days for the gods and mythical beings of Asgard. In Charlie Wray’s re-imagining for Eastern Angles, Thor, Loki the Trickster, and Odin All-Father are all present and correct but expect no Marvel Studios ...

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Pandora’s Box – The Lowry, Salford

Pandora's Box - The Lowry

Writer: Ade Solanke Director: Shade Oladiti Reviewer: Laura Maley Nominated for Best New Play, in the Off West End Awards when it first opened at London’s Arcola Theatre in 2012, Ade Solanke’s debut play Pandora’s Box visits The Lowry’s Studio theatre in Salford Quays on its nationwide tour. An entertaining and accessible play, it is suitable for the whole family ...

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Chicken Shop – Park Theatre, London

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Writer: Anna Jordan Director: Jemma Gross Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   Hendrix is a teenager, surrounded by women, unable to navigate his way through the complexities of adolescence and burgeoning manhood. He was raised by his mother, Hillary who is too devoted to her succession of live-in partners to notice her son; first Natasha who was there at his birth, then ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Hitting the Mark – Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

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Writers: Cillian Ó Gairbhí and Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí Director: Aaron Monaghan Reviewer: Monica Insinga The playwriting debut of Cillian Ó Gairbhí, Ramblin Man’s co-artistic director, comes with a provoking script written with his brother Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí about an actor’s version of Purgatory in the current theatre/media business in Ireland. The show is about what happens when a ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: The Well Rested Terrorist – The Peacock, Dublin

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Writer: Maud in Cahoots Director: Zoe Ní Riordáin Reviewer: Ciara Murphy The Well Rested Terrorist is a live concept album directed by Zoe Ní Riordáin for the Tiger Dublin Fringe. Performed by Maud in Cahoots, and featuring work by Rory Fleck Byrne and Martin McCann, the piece straddles the realm between theatre and musical event. The theme of the show ...

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