Tag Archives: Nicholas Hope

August 04

Four Places – The Agony and Ecstasy of Family. (Theatre Review)

Four Places  Outhouse Theatre Tap Gallery from July 29 to August 10. You can grab tickets here.  Photographer – Richard Farland Photopgraphy Once upon a time, the children rising up in a mutinous power play against aged, mentally fragile parents was seen as an illicit act of deceit, a grab for the parental asset stash […]

July 17

Lisa chats with director of Four Places, Nicholas Hope (Theatre Interview)

Four Places Tap Gallery from July 29 to August 10 You can grab tickets here.  Four Places is an interesting story, written by Joel Drake Johnson. Sketched together on a deceptively simple frame, this emotionally precise play uses its spare structure to devastating and darkly comic effect. A brother and sister have received word from their […]

September 23

Penelope – Kate Gaul brings the audience deep into the Enda Walsh pool. (Theatre Review)

Penelope is such a large play, so sprawling in its scope, that (surprisingly for a writer) Enda Walsh ends up leaving a great deal open for the assimilation of director, actor and audience, restraining himself to the grandiose words, relinquishing much of the structure and message to others. Walsh always likes to examine humans trapped […]