Theater Review: Little Gem (Corrib Theatre)


Irish playwright Elaine Murphy’s humblebrag of a title gets it right. Little Gem, her multi-generational study of three Irish women and the mixed bag of men they contend with eschews the brilliant chatter and beautiful failures that make Irish theater a recognizable brand. Instead, this understated set of interwoven monologues focuses on the quotidian: young Amber (Lauren Mitchell) confronts a blonde ...   More
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 JOHN BEER

A Night in November (Corrib Theatre)

Stand up for the boys in green.

Irish playwright Marie Jones frames A Night in November with two soccer matches. The first is in Belfast in 1993, a World Cup qualifier between the two Irelands—the Republic and its northern,    More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

St. Nicholas (Corrib Theatre)

That’s some bloody good craic.

Deep into Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas, our devilish, graying narrator is engulfed by the irresistible spell of otherworldly figures, swept into their London mansion of dark wood paneling an   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 ENID SPITZ


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