Lars Norén’s posthumous Irish premiere grapples with big topics in short running time

ACT – Bestseller Café, Dublin 2

Elaine O'Dwyer and Kyle Hixon in 'Act', directed by Sweden's Johan Bark

Emer O'Kelly

Lars Norén’s playwriting reputation precedes him with sonorous echoes. Sweden’s premier contemporary playwright, fitting successor to Strindberg, spoken of in the same respectful breath as Beckett and Pinter. And since his sad death from Covid a couple of years ago in his late 70s, a huge loss to the world of theatre.