Steve Blount

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Seána Kerslake and Nika McGuigan as Aisling and Danielle, ‘Can’t Cope Won’t Cope’ co-dependent stars.

Drama and comedy may seem like great friends, but fundamentally they want different things. A drama asks that its protagonists are put through the wr(...)

Daniel Monaghan and Marie Ruane in The Good Father

The Good Father Viking Theatre, Clontarf, Dublin. Ends May 12th, 8pm, €15, vikingtheatredublin.com An early success for the writer Christi(...)

“You are like a scar that won’t fade,” Danielle tells Aisling

One of the freshest, funniest and most alarming shows on television ended 18 months ago with an otherwise pedestrian sight, familiar to most nightclub(...)

The cast has been whittled down to two protagonists, Noel (Steve Blount) and the social worker Moira Tierney (Claire Barrett)

Gaiety Theatre, Dublin ★★★ “I knew you were a good man,” Stella tells Noel during this tender adaptation of Maeve Binchy’s 2010 novel. “A man who co(...)

*** They haven’t gone away, you know. But what becomes of a decommissioned IRA member, put verifiably beyond use? Retired from service, afraid(...)

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(...)

Taking the lead

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

Tiny Plays For Ireland 2 Project Arts Centre, Dublin***Even tiny plays can have big ideas. This, the second instalment in Fishamble’s experimen(...)