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Reviews (57)
85
Confusing, Edgy, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if You like topical theatre with a political edge.

Don't see it if You're idea of a great night at the theatre is something that makes you forget the woes of the world.

Also I find the world of high finance confusing and admit to being confused... Read more Read less

85
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Uneven, Resonant

See it if You are an Anglophile who likes intelligent old plays.

Don't see it if You didn't like "An Inspector Calls" (Priestley's more famous play) of several years ago.

Also The production is uneven. The cast initially struggles somewhat with t... Read more Read less

85
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hysterical

See it if You enjoyed "Noises Off."

Don't see it if You don't like farce.

Also Sometimes this stage farce seems like an extended skit from the old "C... Read more Read less

75
Ambitious, Worthwhile, Interesting, Slight, Insightful

See it if You like obscure plays that you have never seen a production of, and probably won't have another opportunity to do so.

Don't see it if You like earth-shaking theatre rather than quiet and incisive theatre.

80
Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Flat

See it if you want to see everything and anything Brian Friel wrote.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Irish theatre with heavy accents and even heavier stereotypes.

Also This is Brian Friel's last play and not one of his best. The productio... Read more Read less

95
Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting, Clever, Magical

See it if You like innovative Shakespeare productions that are fully theatrical.

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare, or are a Shakespeare purist who only likes traditional productions.

Also Director John Doyle specializes in stripped down versions of classics ... Read more Read less

55
Ambitious, Disappointing, Overrated, Annoying, Clever

See it if You always wondered what happened to Nora after she left Torvald at the end of Ibsen's classic play.

Don't see it if You are unfamiliar with Ibsen's play.

Also This was not my idea of what would have happened to Ibsen's characters... Read more Read less