Recovery Project Arts Centre, Dublin
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Recovery

When I listen to Bruce Springsteen I don’t feel like a loser. I feel like a character in an epic poem about losers. So says Peter Coonnan in his opening monologue, setting the amusing yet ethereal tone for...
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Madame de Markievicz On Trial

With the up coming centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, this play is strikingly relevant. It follows the trail of one of the most prominent leaders of the rising, Countess Markievicz, who, after rejecting her A...
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This Lime Tree Bower

Three mesmerizing actors and Eoghan Carrick’s innovative direction bring this marvelous tale by one of Ireland’s greatest living playwrights to life. This Lime Tree Bower follows Joe, Frank and Ray as th...
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Underground

When was the last time you didn’t feel lonely? A poignant and relevant question that is repeatedly asked throughout the short and sharp sixty minute running time of Underground. It is a question that especial...
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PLAY

PLAY has brought together an impressive array of actors, directors and writers from a range of professional backgrounds to perform their work at the Vaults. This week they present four short plays that have var...
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Bull

The brilliant combination of Mike Bartlett’s taut writing and Clare Lizzimore’s provocative direction brings this challenging and uncomfortable play to life once again. Three employers fight to keep thei...
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The Cocktail Party

Eliot said that a play is less personal than a poem. And while 'The Cocktail Party' seems to provide a detached observation on the lives of the upper-middle class, there is something deeply individual about it....
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Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

The packed room at Just the Tonic proves that the Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes is a brilliant concept. The recent popularity of the BBC series, coupled with the infamous legacy of Conan Doyle’...
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The Society of Strange

Having seen The School Of Night, the Extempore Theatre’s improvised Shakespearean extravaganza, I’m afraid to say I was a little disappointed with The Society of the Strange. The cast of three creates three...