Players Review: An Infinite Ache

David Schulner’s An Infinite Ache is a play that refuses to back down from a challenge; it not only attempts to effectively discuss ideas about love, marriage, relationships, death and family, but also tracks the character’s lives over several decades.  It opens on Charlie and Hope’s comically awkward first date.  While Hope lies down and…

Players Review: The Delta Tanita

It’s the last week of term; maybe you’re swamped with essays and exams, or perhaps you’ve thrown in the towel and decided to start celebrating Christmas early.  Either way, you should definitely go and see The Delta Tanita.   The play, written and directed by Colm Summers, opens with Jessy (Colm Gleeson) making his younger…

Literary Theory for the Uninitiated

Disclaimer:  This is a really brief, over-simplified, slightly biased guide to some literary theories.  Reading this does not give you the right to be pretentious; it just means you will be less confused when other people are being pretentious.   Liberal Humanism   According to Liberal Humanism, certain texts are part of the canon, or…