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Lightning Rounds — The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Elixir of Love, Forever Plaid

April 2016 proved a cruel month in terms of time demands, so I am in a position of having to catch up with commenting a number of productions by screwing … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lafferty’s Wake — Society Hill Playhouse

For a wee brief while, I was Jimmy O’Donnell, paying respects to my great friend and boon companion, one Charlie Lafferty, whose funeral is the occasion for the audience participation … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Outside Mullingar — Philadelphia Theatre Co. at Suzanne Roberts

“Outside Mullingar” is a roundabout love story that is tinged with Irish loquaciousness, humor, and frankness that keeps you listening and, sporadically, laughing until John Patrick Shanley¬†deigns to bend the … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dancing at Lughnasa — Curio Theatre

The Mundy sisters, all single women ranging in age from the mid-20s to nearly 40, live together in relative peace and harmony in the house where they were born and … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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