They might not have boldly gone where no playwright has ever gone before, but the four writers whose plays went up last week as part of the “next generation”of Irish playwrights in the 1st Irish Theatre Festival created pieces that deftly explored the universe. One, in fact, was set in Heaven.
And one of them was my pick of the festival. For Love by Laoisa Sexton was tightly constructed, hilariously performed, strongly directed, and brought a fresh take to stories of 30-something friendship and sex. read more