by Emer O'Kelly, 28th July 2013


Even if it didn't quite work, it was always going to be an important theatre event. The fact that it works superlatively well makes it a flowing joy of experience. riverrun, Olwen Fouere's adaptation of the last section of Joyce's Finnegans Wake is a triumphant piece of work, allowing an audience to experience Joyce's mischievous and magisterial prance around language, pun, and mysticism as we are supposed to experience it: a great flood of sound washing over us.

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