iOS app Android app

Abbey Theatre

First Nighter: Owen McCafferty's Mutedly Noisy "Quietly"

David Finkle | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home
David Finkle

Two Irishman walk into a bar and engage the bartender. But whoa, they're not leading up to a punchline, although a literal punch isn't out of the ques...

Ireland: Plebeian to Posh

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 04.17.2014 | Home
Molly Alexander Darden

Visiting Ireland can be either a high-end or budget experience, and I decided to combine the two for a wonderfully innovative journey to reconnect with my Irish roots. Ireland presents delightful possibilities for a variety of travel styles.

First Nighter: When Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling in Sean O'Casey and Maeve Brennan

David Finkle | Posted 12.20.2013 | Home
David Finkle

Charlotte Moore as artistic director and Ciarán O'Reilly as producing director at the Irish Repertory Theatre form one of the most reliable teams in New York City, and if they aren't regularly celebrated, they should be.

First Nighter: Sean O'Casey's Silver Tassie a Challenging Lincoln Center Festival Puzzle

David Finkle | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
David Finkle

The valiant Galway-based Druid Theatre Company brings the rarely seen piece to the John Jay College's Gerald W. Lynch Theater as part of Lincoln Center Festival 2011.

First Nighter: Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman Unleashes Acting Blizzard

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Finkle

John Gabriel Borkman is one of the rarely revived Ibsen works, which may be a reason to see it now. On the other hand, this treatment won't serve as a strong argument for its being brought back more often.