Conor McPherson

Review: 'The Seafarer'


As he so subtly proved in "The Weir" and "Shining City," Conor McPherson is theater's most beguiling poet of devastation. Pain welling up from the past into the present is an overworked and usually…

Review: 'Shining City'


The ghosts that hovered over the rural pub regulars in Conor McPherson's "The Weir" are no less a factor for the haunted Dubliners of the playwright's "Shining City." With a superb cast that digs…

Review: 'The Coming World'


A coastal reverie finds a talented playwright in over his head with "The Coming World," the latest play from Christopher Shinn, the 25-year-old American dramatist who has been causing a quiet stir in…


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Review: 'Endgame'


Given that the work of Irish playwright Samuel Beckett can be taxing enough onstage, playwright and screenwriter Conor McPherson has done a creditable job filming the wordsmith's 1957 chamber piece…

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