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Montrous fun on stormy evening Montrous fun on stormy evening
As the Origin’s 1st Irish Festival draws near to another end, the thrilling spectacle of this year’s chilling season has been the sight of live the...
Life, marriage at the crossroads Life, marriage at the crossroads
At the halfway stage of the 2023 1st Irish Festival, Fishamble Theatre Company returns from on high to present the U.S. premiere of Eugene O’Brien’...
Dylan Thomas's Christmas classic awakens child within Dylan Thomas's Christmas classic awakens child within
With a joyous jingle of bells, the Irish Repertory Theatre entreats us to merrily remember a festive refrain: it’s Christmastime in the City. A qua...
Generation gap apparent at St. Ann's Warehouse Generation gap apparent at St. Ann's Warehouse
It is a disconcerting feeling to be reminded that progress hasn’t been made; when we’ve taken one great step back, that the politics behind our art...
Should the doctor prescribe fact or fiction? Should the doctor prescribe fact or fiction?
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared in a speech at Yale that “the greatest enemy of truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, ...
'Platonov' adapation taps deep into collective psyche 'Platonov' adapation taps deep into collective psyche
It takes the derisive and cynical mind to express the thought that all order must collapse, and that the indulgence of our dreams are destined to c...
Muldoon is inspired by McCabe's musicality Muldoon is inspired by McCabe's musicality
On a scorching July morning, hot enough to sear a swine on a Hell’s Kitchen curb, Asher Muldoon bravely shuts the window behind him, for the clarit...
Negga superb in aimless 'Macbeth' Negga superb in aimless 'Macbeth'
The ever-effervescent Ruth Negga brings a sharp, defining performance to a bloodbath of bland in Sam Gold’s latest production of “Macbeth” at the L...
'Poet' touches on hot-button issues 'Poet' touches on hot-button issues
A biting requiem for a bygone dreamer is heard wailing through the walls at the Irish Repertory Theatre this week, as the bell tolls for the modern...
Life and time are one in 'The Same' Life and time are one in 'The Same'
Who among us, when we by chance happen upon something or someone from our yesteryears, has not known the unmistakable feeling: a rush of comfort, a...
"Made by God' doesn't judge "Made by God' doesn't judge
In an age where social argument has reached a fever pitch and divisiveness towards the other opinion is at breaking point, it is vital to realize t...
A Festival of Remembrance A Festival of Remembrance
As all that is well must end well, so too does the 14th annual Origin’s 1st Irish Festival, which concluded on Monday with reflections of hope and ...

 

 

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