The Audience Reacts to The First Child

Tuesday, 5 October, 2021
Niamh O’ Sullivan Eric Jurenas Sarah Shine Dean Power Joan Sheehy And Emmett O’ Hanlon In The First Child Photo Ste Murray

Audience and critic reactions to The First Child at Dublin Theatre Festival.

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The First Child will run as part of Dublin Theatre Festival for 5 sold out performances until 9 October.

“Equal parts baffling and brilliant, The First Child is a remarkable conclusion to the Dennehy-Walsh partnership” - Sara Keating- The Irish Times ★★★★★

Read the full review from The Irish Times here.

“A frenzy of genres, The First Child weaves operatic with cinematic, thriller with horror, rich comedy with deep tragedy creating a seamlessly satisfying whole.” - Chris O'Rourke- The Arts Review ★★★★★

Read the full review from The Arts Review here.

“The First Child is dark, strange and hugely enjoyable.” - Alan O'Riordan - Irish Examiner ★★★★☆

Read the full review from the Irish Examiner here.