Watching Kidding Ensemble’s Cosas I was struck by the fact that most of those involved in the production had an international background and how here again was a piece of simple but ingenuous theatre that delighted in being theatrical.
It was obvious that the gig had been arranged at the last minute after Jaffa Cakes’ cancellation, and none of the acts were particularly well prepared.
Overall, it is an interesting portrayal of contemporary student life.
The talent and chemistry within the group is undeniable. It was a testament to the 10 Days in Dublin festival that they have provided an outlet for acts of such calibre to be heard.
I imagine leaving the church truly awestruck and amazed is [also] fairly rare but, for those here to worship at the feet of Cloud Castle Lake Orchestra, that’s exactly what happened.
Oh dear. Something terrible happened last night, didn’t it? It was a ‘Very Bad Thing’ you did, wasn’t it? There are only some of the feelings associated with the morning after the night…
Gillen is more mentalist than magician – although some of his feats are so baffling that at times magic seems to be the only explanation.
A one-woman show is no mean feat. Writing and performing in a one-woman show is therefore a doubly impressive achievement.
David O’Doherty’s 10 Days in Dublin appearance on Wednesday 11 July in Twisted Pepper was a warm-up act for the new show he’ll be doing this summer.
Patrick Kelleher and His Cold Dead Hands performed in the intimate surroundings of the Twisted Pepper.