Sophie Motley

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Empathy is like a tanning bed: This Beach, at the Project Arts Centre

HOT BROWN HONEY ★★★★ Spiegeltent @ Merrion Square An exhilarating Australian burlesque troupe formed by women of Polynesian and indigenous origin, Ho(...)

Liz Roche Company Wrongheaded Project Arts Centre, September 11th-16th; iti.ms/2c6ZdZM Who are you? The choreographer Liz Roche, the spoken-word (...)

Everything Between Us Project Arts Centre, Dublin ****It takes an especially brave writer, or perhaps a fairly reckless one, to alienate his audience (...)

‘In grim overhead cells, narrow passages, overcrowded graveyards and bleak interrogation rooms, the stories unfold and interlock, while, in the world outside, the bells of St Stephen’s ring out a message of hope’
Review: Terjas Verdes
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  • June 5, 2014, 15:00

Tejas Verdes The Mac, Belfast****It is with a growing sense of trepidation that first steps are taken along a dusty corridor leading into the heart o(...)

Pauline Hutton, Emma O’Kane, Eleanor Methven, Bernadette Brown and Amy Molloy, the cast of Prime Cut’s Chilean Trilogy

In a country emerging from years of conflict and political unrest, a fledgling peace and reconciliation process has started asking awkward question(...)

The cast of WillFredd Theatre’s Care in rehearsals at Project Cube: Jack Cawley, Seán Mac Erlaine, Shane O’Reilly, Sonya Kelly and Eleanor Methven. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

No one really wants to think about dying, but occasionally such thoughts are to the forefront of our minds. Whether it is family members, the l(...)

The cast of Care in rehearsals at Project Cube. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Review: Care

Even for a company as imaginative as WillFredd Theatre, it would be easy to lose its nerve when dealing with the solemnity of palliative care. (...)

Gustav Mahler recalled that ‘my friends avoided me in terror. Not a single one of them dared to speak to me about the work’. Photograph: Imagno/Getty Images

Mahler wrote his First Symphony in 1888. The year before, Stanford had produced his Irish symphony, and a year later, the year in which Mahler’s symph(...)