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A clever new show about performance finds it hard to act naturally

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There’s nothing personal (or political) about the revenge cycle in Ross Dungan’s new play. Does that give its characters a better (...)

Review: WhichEver1UFeed

The most recent temptation of Christ explores the desires and duality of man

Bailegangaire: ‘Nothing could be more entrancing, nor as devastating, as Marie Mullen’s transcendental performance’
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Druid’s new production of Tom Murphy’s extraordinary play about inherited trauma and unfinished stories finds a fresh urgency for (...)

Brigit ‘is a sparing and episodic piece, fleshing out a complex family history, but serving far more as a personal statement’
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A prequel to his masterful Bailegangaire, Brigit fleshes out a complex family history, but Tom Murphy’s new play is a more vivid p(...)

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Tragic protagonists ought to know they can’t escape their origins or elude their destinies. Is that why companies at the Tiger Dub(...)

Review: Pilgrim

A real tragedy and an epic myth inform a violent young Irish man’s quest for home. It takes a while to get there

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