Pillow on the Stairs – doesn’t soften the heartache

In Brona Crehan’s Pillow on the Stairs what happens in Dublin in 1965 between three people impacts their lives well into the future. Originally written as a ten minute monologue told from one person’s perspective, Crehan expanded it to include all three characters. We learn how a secret has had a profound effect on each of their lives.…

Horse Girls – Reminded me of why I don’t ride

Think ‘Heathers’ for the horsey set and you have Jenny Rachel Weiner’s Horse Girls. Although you find yourself laughing through much of this short play, it is dark comedy at its darkest. Ashleigh and five of her “best friends” are members of the Lady Jeans Ladies Horse Club. The leader, and queen bee, is Ashleigh…