Looking for the hidden female voices

Looking for the hidden female voices

A vocal proponent of female visibility in theatre, Oonagh Murphy’s latest directorial work, Tribes, at the Gate Theatre speaks to her passions for activism and drama

‘In all the time I was at the Abbey, I never worked on a play written by a woman. I never assisted any female director.”

Over lunch in the airy café above Filmbase in Temple Bar, Oonagh Murphy is reflecting on her 19 or so months of service at the national theatre. Today, aged 30, she wonders why she didn’t raise hell. Murphy was a recent graduate at the time, not long out of a...

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