Reviews

Selected Reviews:

Irish Times on Acting for the Future: http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/drama-festival-brings-positive-mental-health-to-dublin-stage-1.2521356

Irish Times on The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII: http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-dubliner-who-died-at-auschwitz-now-centre-stage-1.2776084

More Women, War and Peace in Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/margaret-skinnider-my-disappointment-at-not-going-back-to-bomb-the-shelbourne-hotel-1.2587147

Testimonies in Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/reviews-1.520079

Shattering Glass in Irish Theatre Magazine: http://itmarchive.ie/web/Reviews/Current/Shattering-Glass.aspx.html

 

Excerpts from Reviews:

The Irish Times

  • ‘The plays are true theatre…extraordinary, Smashing Times Theatre Company has a deserved reputation for exploring social issues with sensitivity and in depth… Smashing Times must continue with it.’
  •  ‘Fascinating, executed by the innovative and dynamic Smashing Times Theatre.’

The Sunday Independent

  • ‘Excellent…a depth of feeling and a coherence of mood that is both striking and rewarding.’

The Sunday Tribune 

  • Outstanding performances…crafted, nuanced, searing…compelling…this play should find an engaged and passionate audience for its sensitive storytelling…companies like Smashing Times…consistently produce work that is self-consciously political, work that seeks to provoke and engage debate about the way we organise society and our lives.’

Village Magazine

  • ‘The actors have the gift of immediacy and authenticity and pull the audience in. . . credible and compelling. . . outstanding performances. . . crafted, nuanced, searing. . . the monologues (are) compelling. . . moving. . . this play should find an engaged and passionate audience for its sensitive storytelling.’

 

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