Late At The Gate – Emmet Kirwan – Spoken Word Poetry Review

The Gate Theatre has began Late at The Gate series, allowing new and developing work to be presented on its stage. Kirwan brings us three new poems, a response to The Gate's current production, Look Back In Anger. Kirwan gives the audience some context for his work, telling us about John Osborne's play; about a… Continue reading Late At The Gate – Emmet Kirwan – Spoken Word Poetry Review

The Bitter Game Review

A one man show, written and performed by Keith A Wallace is a powerful piece of theatre exploring life and culture in African-American communities and hammers home the message that black lives matter. In an interview Wallace said that although he draws a diverse crowd, his expected audience was white and middle class. The fact… Continue reading The Bitter Game Review

Heartbreak – Emmet Kirwan

A powerful spoken word poem, and the most memorable piece to come from ThisIsPopBaby's "RIOT", Kirwan tells the story of a young working class woman and her experience. From looking at sexism faced on a daily basis to showing the hypocrisy of a society that condemns her for being a poor single mother, while papers… Continue reading Heartbreak – Emmet Kirwan