Category Archives: Theatre

Theatre review: ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and the Minister for Housing

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Tonight, I went to see ‘La Cage aux Folles’ in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. I had arranged to meet at friend at 7pm at the front of house. I live in the neighbourhood so popped home after work to heat up a plate of lasagne. While consuming said delicacy I switched on the interwebs and watched the live online interview the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney was doing with TheJournal.ie about the rental crisis in Dublin. After about ten-minutes I realised he was spinning tall tales.  I finished my food and strolled across the river to wait for my friend’s arrival – he said his arrival was imminent.  Continue reading Theatre review: ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and the Minister for Housing

An evening at the theatre, part deux: ‘Murder of crows’

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After yesterday’s unsuccessful attempt (read about it HERE) to see the play in the title of this article, on Friday evening I tried again. I strolled to the Theatre Upstairs on Eden Quay for the 7pm arrival time. This theatre is located upstairs from Lanigan’s Bar, and is just around the corner from the Abbey Theatre. Continue reading An evening at the theatre, part deux: ‘Murder of crows’

Theatre death-match: ‘Signatories’ versus ‘Eirebrushed’

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The Olympia Theatre on Dame Street is currently hosting a play called ‘Signatories’. A show, written by eight Irish authors, comprising eight separate segments – with seven of them focusing on the signatories of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, and one on Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell, who delivered the rebels’ surrender at the failed 1916 Easter Rising. Continue reading Theatre death-match: ‘Signatories’ versus ‘Eirebrushed’