Tag: Samuel Beckett Theatre

Review: The Circus Animals’ Desertion

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub. Writers: Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan Directors: Feidlim Cannon and Gary Keegan Inspired by Georgie and W.B. Yeats’ mystical approach to creativity, and taking its title from one of Yeats well know poems, The Circus Animals’ Desertion is a poetic response to the concept of nationhood. It begins in absurdity, which…

Review: Chekhov’s First Play

This review was originally written for The Public Reviews. Platonov is the title most frequently given to Chekhov’s first play, based on the name of the central character, which Chekov began to write at the age of 18. Generally accepted as being unstageable due to its large cast and running time (5 hours in its unadapted form) it is rarely…