- 20 Mar 01
Controversy is already swirling around the forthcoming Abbey Theatre production, Barbaric Comedies. JOE JACKSON finds out what it s all about and talks to one Irish actress who decided against appearing in the play
So will there be walk-outs on the opening night of the pivotal production in year s Eircom Dublin Theatre Festival? Perhaps. Because for once when the programme for the Festival contains the line this play contains scenes that some may find offensive , this is more than just hype. Some people did walk out when the play was recently presented at the Edinburgh Festival, though reports of such protests have been greatly exaggerated in the media.