Players Review: Moths

Last week’s production of Moths written by Declan Green impressed with compelling performances from John Kennedy as Sebastian and Keira O’Flaherty as Clarissa, and is an achievement by directors Sophie Cairns and Aoife Meagher.   The play tells the story of two fifteen year olds and the cruelty they face at the hands of their…

Players Review: Chatroom

The Fresher’s Fest production of Edna Walsh’s Chatroom is a triumph from directors Colm Gleeson and Ellie White. It was captivating, and its cast delivered electrifying performances. Poignant and relevant in theme, Chatroom impressed with its harrowing exploration of cyber bullying, and engaged in an intensely moving mediation on teenage depression. With only six chairs,…

Film Review: How I Live Now

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff is a compelling read. Telling the story of a fictional 3rd World War in the 21st century, this dystopian apocalyptic tale explores the breakdown of an idyllic English countryside home hit by the effects of a nuclear bomb. I was apprehensive when Kevin MacDonald’s 2013 film was released…