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Ambitious debuts astound at PIPS showcase

Ellie McGonagle reviews the five plays put on by PIPS, DU Player’s programme for College’s theatrical newcomers

Michaelmas term has certainly been an eventful and action-packed semester in terms of Players Introductory Programme (PIPS) productions. The plays written and performed by members of PIPS are always of a tremendously high standard and this group of students certainly …

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TMT presents West Side Story

Trinity Life speaks to the cast and crew of Trinity Musical Theatre Society’s first production

This Wednesday to Friday, Trinity Musical Theatre Society (TMT) will be presenting their very own adaption of the classic West Side Story. The tale of two star-crossed lovers is about to take over the O’Reilly Theatre, where the audience will

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Trinity Halls’ ‘Avenue Q’: A Dazzling Mix of Puppetry, Profanity and Positivity

Watching puppets sing onstage about sex, pornography and casual racism may not sound overly enticing, but go see the hottest new show in Trinity Halls and you’ll never view Sesame Street the same again.

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“Without a doubt, ‘Avenue Q’ is a show that you should endeavour not to miss. The quality of the production and the dazzling performances from the actors make this show a truly great achievement for Trinity Halls.”

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Review: Dogg’s Hamlet for TCD Debut Festival

Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh heads along to Annie Keegan’s interpretation of ‘Dogg’s Hamlet’ for the TCD Debut Festival

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“It was a risky decision for a bachelor’s drama student to undertake an exceptionally daunting task, especially one so crucial to the result of their degree.”

Trinity Debut Festival of Theatre is a three-week long event from the students of

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

Rory O’ Sullivan checks out the lunchtime show in Players for Week 5 of their Freshers’ Fest

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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 …

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Review: Fourth Week show in Players Theatre – Kohl

Emma Rodgers reviews DU Players 1pm film noir show, Kohl

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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 …

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Working on the Fringe

Martin O’Donnell sits down with Oisin McKenna and Colm Summers to discuss their current show Gays Against the Free State, the challenges of bringing a show to Fringe and the difficulties of students and graduates who pursue careers in the theatre.

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