As Arkadina in "The Seagull​" - Scene Study with Max Hafler, 2016
As Arkadina in "The Seagull​" - Scene Study with Max Hafler, 2016
  As Isabella in  Measure for Measure  (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)   by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler  "O’Toole was the the star of the show, using actions and facial expressions to play against the text at important moments and taking Isabella on a liberating journey, through which she discovered her right to choose her own future."  - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine

As Isabella in Measure for Measure (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)

by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler

"O’Toole was the the star of the show, using actions and facial expressions to play against the text at important moments and taking Isabella on a liberating journey, through which she discovered her right to choose her own future." - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine

  As Isabella in  Measure for Measure  (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)   by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler  "As Isabella, O’Toole used emotional delivery and expressive, open-armed gestures to add warmth convincingly to a character that appears on paper almost as cold as Angelo."  - Siobhán O'Gorman,  Irish Theatre Magazine

As Isabella in Measure for Measure (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)

by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler

"As Isabella, O’Toole used emotional delivery and expressive, open-armed gestures to add warmth convincingly to a character that appears on paper almost as cold as Angelo." - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine

  As Mary in  Low Level Panic  (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)   by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin  "Sarah O’ Toole powerfully embodies Mary’s soul-searching and scorn"  - Siobhán O'Gorman,  The Reviews Hub

As Mary in Low Level Panic (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)

by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin

"Sarah O’ Toole powerfully embodies Mary’s soul-searching and scorn" - Siobhán O'Gorman, The Reviews Hub

  As Mary in  Low Level Panic  (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)   by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin  "Sarah O’Toole embodies the rampant tension between Mary’s desire to conform and her urge to be true to her convictions...O’Toole assiduously sculpts this conflict into her frenzied preparation for the party, as she zealously tries to crowbar herself into towering stilettoes, and the vigour with which she rips off the skin-coloured dress that makes her 'feel like a tart' "  - Brendan Daly,  Irish Theatre Magazine

As Mary in Low Level Panic (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)

by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin

"Sarah O’Toole embodies the rampant tension between Mary’s desire to conform and her urge to be true to her convictions...O’Toole assiduously sculpts this conflict into her frenzied preparation for the party, as she zealously tries to crowbar herself into towering stilettoes, and the vigour with which she rips off the skin-coloured dress that makes her 'feel like a tart' " - Brendan Daly, Irish Theatre Magazine

  As Lucifer in  Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs  (Magma Films, 2010)   adapted by Martin Thorisson from the novel by Ken Bruen, directed by Stuart Orme

As Lucifer in Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs (Magma Films, 2010)

adapted by Martin Thorisson from the novel by Ken Bruen, directed by Stuart Orme

  As Tatyana in Onegin (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2010)  by Alexander Pushkin, adapted and directed by Sarah O'Toole

As Tatyana in Onegin (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2010)
by Alexander Pushkin, adapted and directed by Sarah O'Toole

  As Anna in  Anna Karenina  (Razed Curtain, Glasgow, 2006)   by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Mark Coleman

As Anna in Anna Karenina (Razed Curtain, Glasgow, 2006)

by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Mark Coleman

Praise for "A Hard Heart" by Howard Barker (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2006)
Praise for "A Hard Heart" by Howard Barker (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2006)

“In Sarah O’Toole, the company has an outstanding Riddler. Both the actress and director Mark Coleman exhibit a tremendous grasp of the beautiful austerity of Barker’s writing, enabling us to feel the full tragic impact of the drama even as the playwright’s political and philosophical conundrums explode inside our minds.” — Mark Brown, Edinburgh Guide

Photography by Martin Maguire 

  Praise for  Jane Eyre  (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2005)   by Charlotte Brontë, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Bruce Downie  “As Jane Eyre Sarah O’Toole‘s shining central performance captures the modern spirit of Bronte’s character, a woman who voiced the need of women to use their abilities in the world long before it was accepted.” -  Thelma Good,  Edinburgh Guide     

Praise for Jane Eyre (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2005)

by Charlotte Brontë, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Bruce Downie

“As Jane Eyre Sarah O’Toole‘s shining central performance captures the modern spirit of Bronte’s character, a woman who voiced the need of women to use their abilities in the world long before it was accepted.” - Thelma Good, Edinburgh Guide

 

As Arkadina in "The Seagull​" - Scene Study with Max Hafler, 2016
  As Isabella in  Measure for Measure  (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)   by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler  "O’Toole was the the star of the show, using actions and facial expressions to play against the text at important moments and taking Isabella on a liberating journey, through which she discovered her right to choose her own future."  - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine
  As Isabella in  Measure for Measure  (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)   by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler  "As Isabella, O’Toole used emotional delivery and expressive, open-armed gestures to add warmth convincingly to a character that appears on paper almost as cold as Angelo."  - Siobhán O'Gorman,  Irish Theatre Magazine
  As Mary in  Low Level Panic  (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)   by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin  "Sarah O’ Toole powerfully embodies Mary’s soul-searching and scorn"  - Siobhán O'Gorman,  The Reviews Hub
  As Mary in  Low Level Panic  (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)   by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin  "Sarah O’Toole embodies the rampant tension between Mary’s desire to conform and her urge to be true to her convictions...O’Toole assiduously sculpts this conflict into her frenzied preparation for the party, as she zealously tries to crowbar herself into towering stilettoes, and the vigour with which she rips off the skin-coloured dress that makes her 'feel like a tart' "  - Brendan Daly,  Irish Theatre Magazine
  As Lucifer in  Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs  (Magma Films, 2010)   adapted by Martin Thorisson from the novel by Ken Bruen, directed by Stuart Orme
  As Tatyana in Onegin (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2010)  by Alexander Pushkin, adapted and directed by Sarah O'Toole
  As Anna in  Anna Karenina  (Razed Curtain, Glasgow, 2006)   by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Mark Coleman
Praise for "A Hard Heart" by Howard Barker (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2006)
  Praise for  Jane Eyre  (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2005)   by Charlotte Brontë, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Bruce Downie  “As Jane Eyre Sarah O’Toole‘s shining central performance captures the modern spirit of Bronte’s character, a woman who voiced the need of women to use their abilities in the world long before it was accepted.” -  Thelma Good,  Edinburgh Guide     
As Arkadina in "The Seagull​" - Scene Study with Max Hafler, 2016

As Isabella in Measure for Measure (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)

by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler

"O’Toole was the the star of the show, using actions and facial expressions to play against the text at important moments and taking Isabella on a liberating journey, through which she discovered her right to choose her own future." - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine

As Isabella in Measure for Measure (Theatrecorp, Galway, 2014)

by William Shakespeare, directed by Max Hafler

"As Isabella, O’Toole used emotional delivery and expressive, open-armed gestures to add warmth convincingly to a character that appears on paper almost as cold as Angelo." - Siobhán O'Gorman, Irish Theatre Magazine

As Mary in Low Level Panic (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)

by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin

"Sarah O’ Toole powerfully embodies Mary’s soul-searching and scorn" - Siobhán O'Gorman, The Reviews Hub

As Mary in Low Level Panic (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2013 and National Tour, 2014)

by Clare McIntyre, directed by Justin Martin

"Sarah O’Toole embodies the rampant tension between Mary’s desire to conform and her urge to be true to her convictions...O’Toole assiduously sculpts this conflict into her frenzied preparation for the party, as she zealously tries to crowbar herself into towering stilettoes, and the vigour with which she rips off the skin-coloured dress that makes her 'feel like a tart' " - Brendan Daly, Irish Theatre Magazine

As Lucifer in Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs (Magma Films, 2010)

adapted by Martin Thorisson from the novel by Ken Bruen, directed by Stuart Orme

As Tatyana in Onegin (Anam Theatre, Galway Theatre Festival, 2010)
by Alexander Pushkin, adapted and directed by Sarah O'Toole

As Anna in Anna Karenina (Razed Curtain, Glasgow, 2006)

by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Mark Coleman

Praise for "A Hard Heart" by Howard Barker (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2006)

“In Sarah O’Toole, the company has an outstanding Riddler. Both the actress and director Mark Coleman exhibit a tremendous grasp of the beautiful austerity of Barker’s writing, enabling us to feel the full tragic impact of the drama even as the playwright’s political and philosophical conundrums explode inside our minds.” — Mark Brown, Edinburgh Guide

Photography by Martin Maguire 

Praise for Jane Eyre (Ramshorn, Glasgow, 2005)

by Charlotte Brontë, adapted by Polly Teale, directed by Bruce Downie

“As Jane Eyre Sarah O’Toole‘s shining central performance captures the modern spirit of Bronte’s character, a woman who voiced the need of women to use their abilities in the world long before it was accepted.” - Thelma Good, Edinburgh Guide

 

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