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Theatre-goers have been absolutely captivated by Louise O'Neill's 'Asking For It'

‘Shook to my core.’

THE STAGE PRODUCTION of Louise O’Neill’s novel ‘Asking For It’ officially opens at Cork’s Everyman Palace Theatre tomorrow night before moving to Dublin’s Abbey Theatre in November.

And if you’ve read the 2015 novel or secured yourself tickets to one of the dates, it’s very likely you’ve been keeping an eye out for public response to previews this week.

Given the novel’s incredible reception three years ago, it’s safe to say the production was one of the most highly-anticipated of the year, and the previews didn’t disappoint.

In fact, those who bore witness to Meadhbh McHugh and Annabelle Comyn adaptation, which starred Frank Blake, Venetia Bowe, Lauren Coe, Sean Doyle, Kwaku Fortune, Sile Maguire, Charlie Maher, Paul Mescal, Frank McCusker, Amy McElhatton, Darragh Shannon, and Ali White, were quick to pay tribute to all involved.

Here are just some of the reactions to this week’s preview productions.

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