Theatre Review: The Lying Kind

By Emer O'Toole Tron Theatre Company, Tron Theatre, 11-17 June Christmas has come early to the Tron Theatre this year with The Lying Kind, a comedy that explores the dilemma of lying to be kind. The play begins with a scene reminiscent of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot: two male characters have a conversation on … Continue reading Theatre Review: The Lying Kind

Theatre Review: Shackleton

By Tara Fitzpatrick Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, Tron Theatre, 14 - 17 June The typical tropes of a shipwreck feature little in Blue Raincoat Theatre Company’s performance of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s doomed 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition which breathes creative new life into the historical voyage, 100 years after its completion. There are no dynamic thrills … Continue reading Theatre Review: Shackleton