Tuesday July 7, 2020

Theatre

Marble By Marina Carr Abbey Theatre, Dublin Until March 14 Rating: *** Reviewed by Sara Keating

28th February, 2009

Marina Carr’s new play, Marble, is set somewhere between real life and purgatorial limbo. It explores the intertwining relationships of two couples, both of whose marriages are floundering.

The men, Art and Ben, may be living a liquid dream of success in the city, but their wives, Anne and Catherine, are feeling stifled on the new sofas of their suburban homes.

Carr throws off the rural, atemporal inheritance of her earlier work and...

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