by Beatrice Williams-Rude Dyin’ For It, by Derek Murphy, is the funniest play I’ve seen in years. How to describe it? Think Greek tragedy filtered through Mel Brooks. It’s part of 10-year-old Origin’s 1st Irish Festival featuring the work of … Continue reading
In Enda Walsh’s play, which debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1997, Pig and Runt are introverted teens, navigating a codependent adolescence in Cork City. Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell star in John Haidar’s revival of this linguistically vibrant and … Continue reading
John Haidar directs a twentieth-anniversary revival of Enda Walsh’s play, featuring Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell as dissolute teen-age friends who call each other Pig and Runt. Previews begin Jan. 5. Opens Jan. 9 Irish Repertory, 132 W 22nd St. … Continue reading
The performers, directed by Kira Simring (the Cell’s artistic director), are uniformly on point…But it is Ms. Molloy’s salty, slangy yet singsong dialogue that most resonates. Mr. McPherson and Mr. McDonagh might have to set another place at their table. … Continue reading
King Joffrey Is Coming. But Only to Act in a Play…surreal sci-fi fantasy about two bears navigating interstellar dangers on a spaceship. Read More
The stars came out on Wednesday night. See photos from the ‘green carpet’: click here
Dublin company, the Abbey (the national theatre of Ireland), officially joins the festival this week. The action, though, switches north of the border in its production of Owen McCafferty’s “Quietly,” which has been playing at Irish Repertory Theatre’s newly refurbished … Continue reading
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