Review: Spinning

SpinningSmock Alley*** In a spare café setting, a desperate-looking man, Conor (Karl Shiels) is excoriated by a despondent woman, Susan (Fiona Bell), (...)

Janet Moran and Steve Blount in ‘Swing’

The word “dramaturg” is not universally popular among the playwrights of Ireland. I was in a reading with one of my favourite writers, who gave out sp(...)

Desire Under the ElmsSmock Alley Theatre, Dublin ****No matter how many people suffer in Greek tragedy, we can usually decide on a single tragic hero:(...)

Taking the lead

Swing Bewley’s Café Theatre **** “Change partners!” The frequent command of this nimble two-step from the Show in a Bag series - a(...)