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My Sister in This House

at The Lir Academy of Dramatic Art

May 24 - 29, 2024

Wendy Kesselman's award-winning psychodrama explores the true story of a murder committed by two sisters who were both maids in the same house in France in the 1930s. The play explores the tensions at work that brought about their motivations to commit such an act. This story also inspired Genet's The Maids.

This production is performed by final year actors at the Lir Academy's conservatoire acting program. 

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Boyfriends

Lemonsoap Productions

Project Arts Centre, Dublin: 26 June – 6 July, 2024
An Grianán, Letterkenny, Donegal: 11 – 13 July, 202

Following a three month affair between two anonymous men, Boyfriends, charts the ups and downs and roundabouts of a modern situationship. As they swing through four million one hundred and ninety one thousand possibilities of what they might mean to one another, through time, sex, Madonna songs, nightclubs, period dramas and calorie counting, Boyfriends asks us to ponder on that age old question: what the f*ck is romance anyway?

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PRESS

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"In Spear, Corrib presents an opportunity to Portland to catch these two young artists near the beginning of what look to be promising careers. And further, to see a work of art that raises some questions for which our own city is still looking for answers."

— OREGON ARTSWATCH, "Bobby Bermea: A ‘Spear’ in the heart of racial reckoning"

"Already garnering awards for her work, Nesbitt believes in theatre’s transformative power"

— THE IRISH TIMES, "50 People to Watch in 2024"

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"Joy Nesbitt has already made her mark on the Irish theatre landscape."

— THE SUNDAY TIMES, "The Ones to Watch in 2024"

"‘The Irish funeral is a lot closer to the African-American funeral than I ever expected’
New to the Parish: Joy Nesbitt came to Dublin from Dallas in 2021"

— THE IRISH TIMES

“The King of All Birds review: Moments of visual and oral storytelling make this play one to remember”

— THE IRISH TIMES

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“An incredibly smart piece from Springheel Productions and an incredibly talented writer and actor. Larney is without a doubt one to watch. Not a single moment is wasted in this show and you shouldn’t waste a moment in booking a ticket before this run finishes.”

— REVIEWSHUB

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The Music of World Woman Hour:

Learn about the artists providing the soundtrack for the global celebration of female trailblazers

— BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

Rising Artist Spotlight: Joy Nesbitt’s “Echo”

Alicia Keys offers advice to a young artist from her music organization, She Is the Music.

 

— MASTERCLASS.COM

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