Set on the Aran Islands in 1934, the black comedy is slowed down and given somber treatment here, with an impeccable cast that pays close attention to the rhythms of McDonagh's dialogue.
The setting may be a tasteful silvery gray, but the themes of Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" are laid out in black and white in this new version by distinguished Irish playwright Brian Friel.
It's easy to see what drew Enda Walsh to Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, "The Brothers Karamazov," which the Irish playwright has adapted in collaboration with London-based ensemble Theater O.
After a chance encounter on Hampstead Heath, two isolated middle-aged men spend a drunken evening together, delivering their evasive words with striking precision in Harold Pinter's 1975 play, "No…
Even more than in Enda Walsh's previous plays, the characters in "The New Electric Ballroom" are trapped by stories and memories, "branded, marked and scarred by talk." The author of "The Walworth…