After a successful Off-Off-Broadway run, The Cell's mounting of Honor Molloy's dysfunctional family drama transfers to the Irish Repertory Theatre. More…
In 1999, Rasher Moorigan is finally released from prison after serving time for a monstrous crime he committed more than 30 years earlier. After reuniting with his mother, an old woman haunted by a vanished Dublin, they confront the ghosts of the past and an uncertain future.
See it if you think Irish playwrights can do no wrong - that was my mistake....
Don't see it if you prefer a little laughter with almost buckets of tears. I visited lovely Ireland this past summer. Apparently, Ire. 66 was 180 degr. off.
See it if You can understand heavy old Irish accent, and like dark plays
Don't see it if If you are bothered by inappropriate adult contact or have a hard time understanding accents
See it if you like captivating acting and high production values
Don't see it if you're easily confused or not prepared to decode heavy, wordy language
See it if you enjoy dramas that explore the darker, more twisted side of humanity, or if you want to support a female director and female writer.
Don't see it if you would have a hard time understanding an Irish dialect (although you kind of get used to it), you don't want to see a story with incest.
See it if Your into dark and taboo subject matter in a dysfunctional Irish family. Can understand heavy accents .
Don't see it if You cannot handle incest and murder with heavy accents.
See it if you want to see an Irish family drama with mystical elements. Beautiful set design from an ambitious company.
Don't see it if you expect to be blown away. Honestly, it was fine, but that's the best word to describe each part: acting, writing, directing. It was fine.