Imagining the Financial Crisis in Contemporary Irish Drama: Dublin Playscripts

During my time in Dublin and in the time since I have been back, I have been working to collect and read play-scripts of shows from after the financial crisis in order to get a broader perspective on the theatrical reaction to the aftermath of the upheaval than just what was presented in my time […]

On motivation, reaching out, and making it up as you go along

Hello once more! It’s been a while since my last post, although it appears from reading other students’ blogs that that is a common theme among us student researchers (although I may just be seeing what I want to in order to make myself feel better!). I can certainly say that the time does indeed […]

Imagining the Financial Crisis in Contemporary Irish Drama: Dublin plays, week two part two

The other two shows I saw during the second half of my time in Dublin were new scripts written for small casts (two and three, respectively) in small workshop spaces. The first of these was Overtime at the New Theatre in Temple Bar.  In all honesty, it was by far the least entertaining show I […]