Theatre Review: Two Pints

Roddy Doyle’s latest onstage venture packs an emotional punch, writes Hannah Carberry By Dir. Catriona McLaughlin Some might say that the existence of good writing is threatened by the digital age. One man who proves this theory wrong is Roddy Doyle, who in 2011 began using Facebook as a platform for his latest work, a series of lightly comical conversations between two middle-aged men meeting … Continue reading Theatre Review: Two Pints

Everyman Palace Review: A fresh and gritty look at Synge’s Western World

Review: Motley Staff Showings of Playboy of the Western World are often mundane. Oftentimes it can be like watching someone try to teach an old dog new tricks. But Blue Raincoat Theatre Company have injected new life into this Synge classic, which shows at the Everyman Palace in Cork this week. The curtains first opened on this production in Sligo in 2014, with the company … Continue reading Everyman Palace Review: A fresh and gritty look at Synge’s Western World