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

@nadineoregan
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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