Arlington - a new play by ENDA WALSH

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Review – Sunday Business Post

★★★★      ‘a more openly avant-garde piece than some of [Walsh’s] previous creations … Isla (winningly played by Charlie Murphy) … a gorgeous sequence from dancer Oona Doherty … Doherty delivers a compelling set-piece … powerful … Arlington  has…

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Review – The Guardian

Charlie Murphy in Arlington. Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival present Arlington a new play by Enda Walsh. World premiere 11 July in a specially-constructed theatre space at Leisureland, Salthill, Galway. Photo by Patrick Redmond

★★★★ “new form of theatre that includes drama, dance, music and … a powerful dystopian drama … weaving [Walsh’s] closely textured poetic prose into a new form of comprehensive, category-defying theatre. No Galway international arts festival seems complete without a new…

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Review – Sunday Times

Hugh O'Conor in Arlington. Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival present Arlington a new play by Enda Walsh. World premiere 11 July in a specially-constructed theatre space at Leisureland, Salthill, Galway. Photo by Patrick Redmond

Enda Walsh’s new play is quite a trip … his quest to push theatrical boundaries results in a powerful experience in which choreography, music and video collide … a delightfully funny, nerdy, nameless young man (Hugh O’Conor).  Endearingly, they fall…

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Review – The Independent

Hugh O'Conor in Arlington. Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival present Arlington a new play by Enda Walsh. World premiere 11 July in a specially-constructed theatre space at Leisureland, Salthill, Galway. Photo by Patrick Redmond

‘a powerfully political work … it’s as thought-provoking, bewildering a play as Walsh has yet written … given what can only be called a towering production by Landmark and the Galway Arts Festival … intensely moving, layered performances from Charlie…

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Review – The Stage

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★★★★★   ‘a tremendous exploration of the transcending of circumstance … Walsh and the creative team combine stunning effects with playful physicality … Jack Phelan provides some of the most stirring video work that’s been seen on an Irish stage ……

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Charlie Murphy is drawn back into the darkness with new show Arlington

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Enda Walsh’s new play might have dancing, but his trademark air of menace is never far from the surface, its star Charlie Murphy tells Maria Rolston CHARLIE Murphy says she would have “done anything — I’d happily have recorded a…

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Hugh O’Conor: from My Left Foot to working with Enda Walsh

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If you find yourself in the middle of Dublin with a few minutes to kill, you should visit the National Gallery and steal a look at a woman who will not return your gaze. This, according to her name badge,…

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Poetry and death collide in Enda’s new love story

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‘Did you ever write?” asks Enda Walsh. “Yeah,” says Charlie Murphy. Playwright and actress are sitting together because Charlie, who you might know as Siobhan from Love/Hate, is starring in Enda’s brand new play, Arlington. “Did you?!” he gasps. “I…

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