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Friday, September 22, 2017

Review: Normal at the Dublin Fringe by Chris McCormack

Chris McCormack reviews an "excellent and beguiling new play" about living with autism in contemporary Ireland. The post Review: Normal at the Dublin Fringe appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dublin review: Birdy at the Abbey Theatre by Chris McCormack

Sing it loud: Chris McCormack reviews a new children's show about revolution as part of the Dublin Fringe 2017. The post Dublin review: Birdy at the Abbey Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Dublin review: Raven Eyed by Loosysmokes by Chris McCormack

Roosting on Dublin's docklands, this featherlight circus spectacle explores a place in collapse. The post Dublin review: Raven Eyed by Loosysmokes appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Review: Fierce Notions at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

“Make Hibernia Great Again”: Chris McCormack reviews Ill-Advised Theatre Company's post-truth satirical musical. The post Review: Fierce Notions at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin appeared f…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Review: Everything Not Saved at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Memories aren’t to be trusted: Chris McCormack reviews a new work by Malaprop as part of the Dublin Fringe 2017. The post Review: Everything Not Saved at Project Arts Centre, Dublin appea…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Review: Soldier Still at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Usual routines made uncanny: Chris McCormack reviews Junk Ensemble's new work exploring violence in the military. The post Review: Soldier Still at Project Arts Centre, Dublin appeared firs…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Review: The Shitstorm at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

A brave new world: Chris McCormack starts off our coverage of the Dublin Fringe with a review of Simon Doyle's radical rewriting of The Tempest. The post Review: The Shitstorm at the Abbey T…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Review: Katie Roche at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

An anxiety dream for the nation: Chris McCormack reviews Caroline Byrne's new production of Teresa Deevy’s unsettling drama. The post Review: Katie Roche at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin appe…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Review: Outlying Islands at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

The escape plan: Chris McCormack reviews David Grieg's play about life on a remote island. The post Review: Outlying Islands at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: I Am Faransis W. at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Modern miseries and contemporary unrest: Chris McCormack reviews a new take on Georg Büchner's Woyzeck. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: I Am Faransis W. at Summerhall appeared first on Ex…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Party Game at Wee Red Bar by Chris McCormack

Not the most exciting soiree... Chris McCormack sets up a party he'd rather not attend in bluemouth inc's immersive experience. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Party Game at Wee Red Bar ap…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: The Crossing Place at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Lost in translation: Chris McCormack finds muddled meanings in Romantika's adaption of Tomas Tranströmer's poetry. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: The Crossing Place at Summerhall appeare…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Trygve vs a Baby at Assembly Roxy by Chris McCormack

Dream big, my son: Chris McCormack sees Trygve Wakenshaw take to the stage with a co-star toddler. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Trygve vs a Baby at Assembly Roxy appeared first on Exeun…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Cirkopolis at Pleasance by Chris McCormack

Illusions and worship: Chris McCormack reviews an acrobatic take on Fritz Lang's Metropolis. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Cirkopolis at Pleasance appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Ubu Roi at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Like bottling a hurricane: a confused staging of the proto-absurdist classic. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Ubu Roi at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Instructions for Border Crossing at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Daniel Bye's new performance is an exploration of borders, solidarity and revolt. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Instructions for Border Crossing at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Palmyra at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Inspired by a destroyed Syrian city, this playful performance burns with violence. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Palmyra at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: £¥€$ (LIES) at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

From prosperity to crash: Chris McCormack invests real money in Ontroend Goed's immersive, banking-inspired show. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: £¥€$ (LIES) at Summerhall appeared fir…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Séance at Summerhall by Chris McCormack

Voices from beyond the grave: Chris McCormack makes contact with the spirit realm in Darkfield's new installation. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Séance at Summerhall appeared first on E…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Review: Jimmy’s Hall at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Space for freethinking: Chris McCormack reviews the Abbey Theatre's adaptation of a Ken Loach film. The post Review: Jimmy’s Hall at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin appeared first on Exeunt…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Review: Talk to Me like the Rain at Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Dreaming of a new destination: Chris McCormack reviews a double bill of two short plays by Tennessee Williams. The post Review: Talk to Me like the Rain at Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Pow…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Review: The Second Violinist at Galway International Festival by Chris McCormack

Strindbergian in intensity: Chris McCormack reviews Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh's new opera. The post Review: The Second Violinist at Galway International Festival appeared first on Exe…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Review: The Water Orchard at Project Arts Centre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

A magical flourish: Chris McCormack reviews Collapsing Horse's production of a surreal Chekhovian comedy. The post Review: The Water Orchard at Project Arts Centre, Dublin appeared first on …

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Review: Crestfall at Galway International Arts Festival by Chris McCormack

A vivid plane of toxic femininity: Chris McCormack reviews Druid's revival of Mark O’Rowe controversial play. The post Review: Crestfall at Galway International Arts Festival appeared firs…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Review: Woyzeck in Winter at Galway International Arts Festival by Chris McCormack

"A blast of bitter wilderness": Chris McCormack reviews Conall Morrison's chilly musical adaptation of Georg Büchner’s unfinished classic. The post Review: Woyzeck in Winter at Galway Int…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Review: The Great Gatsby at the Gate Theatre, Dublin. by Chris McCormack

Heading towards the green light: Chris McCormack reviews an immersive staging of F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel. The post Review: The Great Gatsby at the Gate Theatre, Dublin. appe…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Review: Two Pints at The Foxhound Inn, Dublin by Chris McCormack

"A suburban Dublin equivalent of Sartre": Chris McCormack reviews the Abbey Theatre's staging of Roddy Doyle's Facebook dialogues. The post Review: Two Pints at The Foxhound Inn, Dublin appe…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Review: Neon Western at Cork Midsummer Festival by Chris McCormack

Rave theatre: Chris McCormack reviews a dystopian western at Cork Midsummer Festival. The post Review: Neon Western at Cork Midsummer Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Review: Futureproof at Cork Midsummer Festival by Chris McCormack

Fascinatingly elegiac: Chris McCormack reflects on a revival of Lynda Radley's 2011 play at Cork Midsummer Festival. The post Review: Futureproof at Cork Midsummer Festival appeared first on…

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Review: Toilers, as reconstructed by Painted Bird at Cork Midsummer Festival by Chris McCormack

As loaded as its title: Chris McCormack reviews Painted Bird's Susanne R. Day resurrection job at Cork Midsummer Festival. The post Review: Toilers, as reconstructed by Painted Bird at Cork …

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Review: Postscript at Abbey Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Searching in the dark: Chris McCormack reviews an autobiographical play about a bid to discover the author's birth parents. The post Review: Postscript at Abbey Theatre, Dublin appeared firs…

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