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Reblog: Silver Stars and the future of Irish theatre (via A Dublin Miscellany)

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Colin Murphy’s blog review of Silver Stars @ the 2009 Dublin Theatre Festival [also published in the Irish Independent]:

On a night in October I sat in a tiny theatre in Temple Bar and watched and listened as ten ordinary men sang a cycle of songs about their lives and Ireland. When it finished, too soon, the woman beside me said, “You’d have to have a heart of stone not to have liked that,” and she was right. They were love songs, mostly: about lovers, and love of family, and of country. Untrained and unabashed, this curious choir sang them with an honesty and sta … Read More

via A Dublin Miscellany


Written by Frank McMullan

3 June 2010 at 00:38

Posted in Silver Stars

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