Theatre: A deliciously funny tale of culinary passions and female friendship

Clodagh Mooney Duggan and Camille Lucy Ross bring real depth to the two comic characters in Ciara Elizabeth Smyth’s Sauce at the Bewley’s Café Theatre

Camille Lucy Ross and Clodagh Mooney Duggan in Ciara Elizabeth Smyth’s Sauce. Picture: Jeda de Brí


Bewley’s Café Theatre

Until February 5

Sauce: a flavour-enhancing condiment that can turn a meal from “bland to bliss” by the simple act of pouring. In the case of Ciara Elizabeth Smyth’s play, the unguent substance turns a run-of-the-mill story about suburban Dublin into a deeper exploration of female friendship.

Sauce premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival as part of the Duets programme, run by Fishamble: The New Play Company, which is designed to ...