Self Penned Articles
Written by Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe for Elite Squad Blog. Also published by Inked In.
V e s s e l
Interview for Vile Arts, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018
West End Wilma, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018.
A f t e r M e d e a
"Everyone’s love story is epic to them, so I knew I wanted to explore this impossible love story with people who are at the beginning of their own love stories.”
After Medea interview by The Yuppie - Mosta Amphitheatre, Malta 2017
A r r i v a l
"It's rare that we see work about motherhood, particularly work that explores the idea that not all women are born to be mothers."
Arrival interview by The New Current - Ugly Duck, London, 2016
Arrival review by Inked In - Ugly Duck, London, 2016
wish i was...
"At times during certain pieces of theatre or live art there are notable moments where a word or sound seems to reverberate, not only within the walls of the auditorium, but simultaneously through the interiors of body and mind." In wish i was…, this momentary effect is extended in to an hour-long piece.
wish i was... review by 17% - Hornsey Town Hall, London, 2016
wish i was... review by The Irish Examiner - Theatre Development Centre, Cork, 2013
wish i was... review by Plays To See - Theatre Development Centre, Cork, 2013
I n t e r v i e w s
Interview by the Evening Echo, Cork, 2018
Interview by The Independent, Cork 2018
“I don’t really know what keeps so many people going — passion I guess,” says Laura. “And doing it for the right reasons, a love of acting rather than fame and fortune. The times that I am on stage or on set, it feels like the most natural place in the world."
Interview by the Evening Echo, Cork, 2016
Interview by The Cork Independent, 2015
"I sometimes spend months, years not putting pen to paper only writing lavish emotional scores mentally, finding the details of each moment, the rhythm of its world and then all of a sudden I can do nothing but write as if the whole play, every conversation had always been complete but hiding behind what I thought I was writing."
Interview for University College Cork's Alumni series, 2015
Photo by Justin Mamo
Photo by Tabitha Goble