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  • Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel, Gate Theatre 

    Lonergan, Patrick (Irish Theatre Magazine, 2004)
    Dancing at Lughnasa premiered at the Abbey in 1990, and was produced in Dublin during five of the ten subsequent years – using the same director and designer every time. Our understanding of the play has therefore been ...
  • An enemy of the people, Ibsen adapted by Arthur Miller, Gate Theatre 

    Lonergan, Patrick (Irish Theatre Magazine, 2013)
    Ibsen’s 1882 An Enemy of the People is sometimes described as a problem play, in that it dramatises a compelling debate between two brothers about the nature of morality and individual responsibility. But that term might ...
  • Faith Healer by Brian Friel, Gate Theatre 

    Lonergan, Patrick (Irish Theatre Magazine, 2010)
    During the last decade, Owen Roe has emerged as one of Ireland’s very best actors – yet, until now, he’s rarely filled a major leading role. His performance as the Irishman in Ben Barnes’s 2001 Gigli Concert was astonishing ...
  • Krapp's Last Tape by Samuel Beckett, Gate Theatre 

    Lonergan, Patrick (Irish Theatre Magazine, 2010)
    It took Samuel Beckett about three weeks to write Krapp’s Last Tape. During that time, the play went through seven distinct stages which, according to the scholarship, involved a gradual stripping away of sentimentality: ...
  • The Last Summer by Declan Hughes: programme note for Gate Theatre, Dublin 

    Lonergan, Patrick (Gate Theatre, 2012)
    [No abstract available]