Irish Rep presents this one-man comedy starring Colin Hamell as a Belfast shipyard worker named Jimmy Boylan, as well as more than 20 other characters whose lives were connected to the doomed ocean liner. More…
From his new home in a humorously rendered heaven, Boylan remembers and relives events surrounding the voyage every day, consumed by its legacy. God is a Dublin gangster. Angel Gabriel is the plucky keeper at the gates of heaven and Titanic’s legacy isn’t the first class passengers, it is 700 crewmen enjoying newfound stardom in heaven. Having gone down with the ship, Jimmy has rock star status and boy does he milk it. Flirting with angels, rewriting history with a direct line to an unlikely God – 'Jimmy Titanic' is a unique comic take on the story of the most famous ship ever built.
See it if You enjoy one man plays and are interested in the Titanic story told by a charming Irishman with a delightful accent.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one man plays and have no interest in history told in a whimsical way.
See it if You have an interest in anything Titanic or solo performances. He floats into & out of all classes of people on or associated with the ship
Don't see it if If you require a linear storyline. Since he jumps from Heaven to Belfast to NYC, you might get confused.
See it if you'd enjoy learning more about the historical context of the Titanic, you like one man shows, you enjoy an irreverent take on Heaven
Don't see it if you have zero interest in the Titanic, are easily offended by religious caricatures
See it if You like anything about the Titanic! You enjoy smart script combined with a powerhouse actor! It's mesmerizing to see his 20+ characters!
Don't see it if If you don't like One man shows, or The Titanic, or foreign accents. But, this IS NYC afterall!!