Behind The Curtain

What does it take to put on a show on in Players? An inspired idea and a brilliant mind? Knowing all the right people, and them knowing you? Skinny jeans and a box of Amber Leaf?   Despite being central on campus, the Players theatre, and the members who run it, maintain a sense of […]

Well executed – an evening of argument and acting in the Freemason’s Hall with DU History

      Lavish and grandiose; the Freemason’s Hall on Molesworth street, was set to be the location of DU History’s annual mock trial event. ‘The King’s Good Servant’ aimed to please and inform the crowd on the facts and feelings of Henry VIII’s infamous informer; Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell.   The trial was […]

Review: An hour of sound and spectacle at ‘Night at the Museum Building’

This week, anyone with a spare hour at lunchtime got to see something a little different at the Players theatre. Mercifully, ‘Night at the Museum Building’, written and directed by Úna Harty, had little to do with the Ben Stiller film. It was an hour of sound and spectacle which touched on student themes and […]

Review: Fourth Week show in Players Theatre – Kohl

Kohl, directed by Lorna Kettle and Sophie Cassidy, was a one hour play performed in the fabulous Players theatre Monday to Friday during Societies Week. The audience sat facing a simple set: a table with two chairs, a glass of scotch, a catwalk and a bar. Three girls clad in black slips and mock kimonos […]

Diary of a Fresher day three: floor-naps and Players

Dearbhail can’t keep up with the night after night partying but finds some satisfaction on stage in Players Theatre

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