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Review| Mouse by Daniel Kitson

Daniel Kitson is nothing if not a perfectionist. His latest dramatic monologue cum stand up set performance, Mouse, stars a man who has been working on the same short story for over a decade. He is explaining the story to a mysterious…

Aphra Behn, Writer and Spy

Aphra Behn’s origins are mysterious, almost certainly because she wanted it that way. She was born around 1640, probably to parents of the professional class. Her father could have been a man named Cooper. Or he could have been a barber…

Review| Gays Against the Free State

We started a debate, and we voted. Things are different now. We have made history. That’s what the Irish political class would have us believe. It’s a nice story, right? Everything tied up nicely in the end, like a well heeled shoe. Gays…

Review | The Aeneid | Collapsing Horse

Established in 2012, Collapsing Horse produce lo-fi, surreal, visceral theatre to engage audiences young and old. Their work is imaginative, it is fantasy and adventure. In just 4 years, the prolific ensemble has produced 4 acclaimed shows,…

Review| Belly Button Girl by Tom Moran

‘I just wanted to let her know it was alright to have a belly button.' The Belly Button Girl, which went on at the New Theatre in Dublin last week, is writer and actor Tom Moran’s first feature length play. We follow a year in the life of a…

Interview | Mrs Shakespeare

Mrs Shakespeare was performed at the Boy’s School in Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin last month, marking the end of a successful tour; where it appeared at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cherry Lane Theatre in Broadway and The Bear Pit Theatre in…