Thursday October 29, 2020

Theatre: Neon’s Leading Light

Gavin McEntee is finding fresh and immersive ways to present theatre to Irish audiences, exemplified by his new production NEON Western, writes Nadine O’Regan

20th August, 2017
A scene from NEON Western, which will be performed at the Samuel Beckett Theatre during September Pic: Jed Niezgoda

‘It’s a very Fringe-type show,” says Gavin McEntee. “It would be hard for a programmer to place it in a middle of the road-type theatre festival. It fits the Fringe better.”

Listening to McEntee, a 37-year-old Dublin theatre director, describe his latest production, NEON Western, which will be performed at the Dublin Fringe Festival in September, you can’t help but agree with his analysis.

NEON Western is...

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