Tuesday October 20, 2020

This Beautiful Virtual Village: Re-imagined play shows possibilities and limits of Zoom theatre

Lisa Tierney-Keogh’s Abbey debut, about a neighbourhood collapsing under its own prejudices, gets an online Covid-19 makeover

6th September, 2020
Amy Conroy, Pom Boyd and Steve Blount in the Abbey Theatre’s This Beautiful Virtual Village by Lisa Tierney-Keogh, directed by David Horan

This Beautiful Virtual Village

Abbey Theatre, Dublin; online until September 17

Rating: ***

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