Gúna Nua Theatre Company
‘…three stunningly written monologues … ‘ – The New York Times.
‘Funny, entertaining and contemporary …Guna Nua has once again proved itself one of Ireland’s most original, even radical, companies’ – Sunday Tribune
‘Gúna Nua specialises in the sharp and contemporary, bringing intelligence and sophistication to both its choice of plays and its production values; and this production will not disappoint its growing body of fans.’ – Sunday Independent
“… true love is what we are talking about here … a brilliant production … outstanding!’ – The Irish Examiner.
Winner: Stewart Parker Award 2004.
“… a highly ambitious play, not only technically but thematically too … a thought provoking and intelligently produced drama …” – Sunday Tribune
” … gloriously, wickedly accurate …” – Sunday Independent
“Near perfect comic timing…every joke has a razors edge” – The Irish Times
Winner: Best Production and Best Actor (David Pearse) Dublin Fringe Awards
“The lifestyles of the group of hip young actors were satirised as much as those of Algernon and Jack in a wonderful hall of mirrors of a production that reflected this play in a completely new way.”
Burn This is an exquisitely arranged chamber piece for four self-distancing people who have misplaced their deepest feelings.
Jez Butterworth’s debut play is rather reminiscent of that gruesome Jacobean drama, The Revenger’s Tragedy, with its sardonic humour and amoral, violent people.