Lauren Larkin

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Pasolini’s Salò Redubbed: it aims for the jugular but comes across as self-indulgent. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

PASOLINI’S SALÒ REDUBBED Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre ★★☆☆☆ Good theatre entertains. Great theatre challenges. The line between greatness and failure(...)

Il Bravo: nominated for best opera and best costumes. Photograph: Clive Barda/ArenaPal

A stunning, shape-shifting lament with a bravura star performance. A room-spinning take on an unstaged Samuel Beckett novel. A vivid mingling of forgo(...)

Split Ends: Lauren Larkin creates a mini-portrait of four generations of Dublin women. Photograph: Cáit Fahey

SPLIT ENDS Bewley’s Cafe Theatre ★ ★ ★ One of the tests of womanhood is to master the art of conversing nonchalantly into a mirror, wrapped in a blac(...)

Shelter ★★★★ Mick Lally Theatre, Galway “I’m wondering…. Is this history repeating itself?” asks Fus – or “Fussy” to his friends – from the window of(...)

For all its self-awareness, mad gags and sometimes impenetrable idiosyncrasies, ’The Rehearsal’ is one of the most faithful representations of ‘Hamlet’ you could hope to find

The Rehearsal, Playing The Dane Abbey Theatre, Dublin. May 23rd-26th, 7.30pm (Sat mat 2pm) abbeytheatre.ie “A problem, you solve,” says Sister Gertr(...)

Grace Dyas is a theatremaker who has been involved in various Dublin Fringe productions, photographed during the rehersals for The Game, a play about prostitution. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“By volunteering for The Game you’re saying, I’m going to do something courageous because I think these women’s stories deserve to be heard and deserv(...)

The best design award went to the Tardigrade team

This year’s Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards were announced last night at the Liquor Rooms in Temple Bar. The awards were presented in nine categories this(...)

History: TheatreClub at its most ambitious and enflamed, yet somehow its least certain
Making History

History Project Arts Centre, Dublin ****“Did it work?” one actor asks another. “Did you feel it in your soul?” The line is probably ad-libbed, in a sh(...)