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're interested in the darker corners of Irish theater and mythology.
Don't see it if you're sensitive to violence.
See it if You love Irish theater, interpesonal drama, or uncomfortable sexual situations
Don't see it if you don't speak English. There was a lot I could not catch. Also mom/son incest trigger warning
See it if You want to to see a beautifully written and staged exploration of the Irish---and the human---psyche. A rare and original play.
Don't see it if You're over-sensitive to emotional and physical extremes---this play tells it like it is (or can be). Might be too powerful for some.
See it if you like great story telling with a troubling edge. Thought provoking mystical writing. Mostly excellent acting, to improve with the run.
Don't see it if you have bad knees. Terrible cramped uncomfortable seating. Removing a row would greatly improve comfort and the show. Honestly.