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Revving Up The Craic With Little Deviations

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Published in The Munster Express Arts & Theatre Reviews (Week ending August 16th) Little Deviations: Volume 1 review by Liam Murphy. The impressive Kilkenny Devious Theatre Company returned to their roots at Cleere’s Theatre, to take stock, rev up the craic, and put their shine on. Rather than have rehearsed readings without props, they had […]

In Love With The Buzz

John Morton
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Published in The Munster Express, week ending September 7th Phantasm review by Liam Murphy Devious Theatre Company in Kilkenny are impressive, especially the way they bring good. new work to the stage. They champion new writers for young audiences, and they support these young theatre makers, with brash confidence and excellent actors and technicians. If […]

Portions For Foxes

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Published in The Kilkenny People on 29th August. Phantasm review by Michael Andrew Clancy. Phantasm is the latest offering from local theatrical innovators, the Devious Theatre Company. Written by John Kennedy, directed by John Morton, produced by Ken McGuire, and starring Colin O’Brien and Hazel Doyle, Phantasm tells the story of Leaving Cert students, Adam […]

A Gore Fest

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Originally Published in The Munster Express on August 8th Night Of The Living Dead Review by Liam Murphy Devious Theatre Company, Kilkenny brought a comic gore fest to the Watergate Theatre in Kilkenny, with their adaptation of the Romero/Russo screenplay of Night Of The Living Dead, with a tacked-on, tacky ending of family values. This […]

An Atmosphere Of Dread…

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  Published online July 27th by The Kilkenny People Night Of The Living Dead review by Michael Clancy ‘The awkward moment when you find yourself in the middle of a zombie apocalypse without an iPhone charger…’ At times both laugh-out-loud funny, and grippingly tense, Devious Theatre’s latest production is a modern re-imagining of the classic […]

Laugh, Cry And Jump Out Of Your Seat

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From the July 25th edition of The Kilkenny Reporter. Night Of The Living Dead Review by Aisling Hurley Devious Theatre’s latest play Night of the Living Dead is another storming production from a theatre group that always delivers first rate entertainment. The play is loosely based on George E Romero’s 1968 film of the same […]

Evil In A Cruel World: Bash Munster Express Review

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The following review appeared in ‘Encore’ as part of The Munster Express, week-ending Friday October 28th 2011. Online subscribers can access the review here. The review is written by Liam Murphy who was in attendance on the opening night of the production. Devious Theatre Company, Kilkenny took another positive step towards recognition as a professional […]

The Darker Side Of Devious Theatre

John Morton
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The following is the Kilkenny People review of Bash by Tess Felder. It was published online on 19th October. It was a pleasant surprise to turn up to a horror-tinged play to find warm, cushioned seats in Cleere’s Theatre on Tuesday evening, but such is the star treatment to be expected from Devious Theatre Company […]

Smitten Munster Express Review

John Morton
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By Liam Murphy From the July 8th edition of The Munster Express The excellent Devious Theatre Company completed their residency with Kilkenny Arts Office with an updating of another John Morton play – Smitten – a Kilkenny love story, a play that wants to be a musical. As ever there is a newness, a freshness, […]

Theatrical Prozac: Kilkenny Reporter Smitten Review

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By Darragh Byrne From the June 29th edition of The Kilkenny Reporter The trilogy of plays which have kept audiences in Kilkenny entertained finally comes to an end this week in the Arts Office with the last of the series, Smitten. Devious Theatre have used social media, clever marketing and brilliant design like no other […]