Theatre: O'Casey's classic reaches for the stars

The Plough and the Stars by Sean O'Casey. O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin, until September 15. Rating: 4/5. Reviewed by Siobhán Brett.

4th August, 2012
Frankie McCafferty, Joe Hanley and Tony Flynn in The Plough and the Stars.

The Plough and the Stars by Sean O'Casey


For the second time in as many years, associate director at the Abbey Theatre Wayne Jordan brings Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars to a north Dublin city stage. This time the Abbey production is being performed at the O'Reilly Theatre - temporary home of the Abbey, which is undergoing renovations - just a stone's throw from where the action of this Easter Rising tragedy is...

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