Friday April 3, 2020

She’s Electric

Ali Hardiman’s new play tells the story of two girls from vastly different backgrounds who forge a bond when they meet at Electric Picnic. And where’s it being staged? At Electric Picnic itself in September, of course

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

15th July, 2018
Ali Hardiman, actor and playwright, in Electric: ‘A lot of it is stuff that we felt like we went through with our friends’

Here’s a question for you: if you were going to watch a play at the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois in September, what kind of play would you be most inclined to watch? Answer: a play about Electric Picnic itself, of course.

Step forward Ali Hardiman, an Irish actress and emerging playwright with a knack for crafting absorbing comedy-drama that taps into the mood of the times. First performed in Dublin...

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