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The Gigli Concert. Gate Theatre, Dublin

Murphy’s study of crisis retains all its old relevance

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
30th May, 2015
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Dawn Bradfield and Declan Conlon in The Gigli Concert. PICTURE: Pat Redmond

Theatre: The Gigli Concert. Gate Theatre, Dublin. Directed by David Grindley. Rating: ****.

Tom Murphy wrote The Gigli Concert as far back as 1983, but in the present day – having been given a lush, firecrackerish new treatment by the Gate Theatre and director David Grindley – its themes of self-help, personal crisis and corruption remain as probing and pertinent as ever.

Irish developer (Denis Conway) has arrived at the office of JPW King (Declan Conlon), a...

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