Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory
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Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory

Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory NYC Reviews and Tickets

(33 Reviews)
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Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful

About the Show

Irish Rep's intimate, new production explores the life of Lady Augusta Isabelle Gregory, the grand dame of Irish Theatre. 

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Lovely cake, Long, Well acted, Absorbing, Edifying

See it if you'd enjoy a bio-play abt great Irish co-founder of Abbey Th. 2 short plays included (1st delights, 2nd doesn't). 4 strg actors (2f/2m)

Don't see it if you want a tight script; LG rambles, has meh 4th wall breaks. Sh trim. But fascinating life! Had vision/talent. Friends: Shaw, Yeats, etc.

Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing, Delightful

See it if you like getting to know a theater personality with an entertaining presentation, well-staged and acted by a cast of 4 in multiple roles.

Don't see it if you want a fast look at the main character's life-this is a pleasantly paced, 4th wall breaking, review with 2 short plays performed within.

Critic Reviews (4)

February 19th, 2020

"Introducing Lady Augusta Gregory to a New Generation in 'Lady G': Ciarán O'Reilly's celebration of the seminal Irish literary figure premieres at Irish Repertory Theatre."
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Talkin' Broadway
February 19th, 2020

"The show could use a bit of trimming, but everyone's heart is in the right place and, ultimately, 'Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory' shines a warm glow on an overlooked playwright, producer, and nurturer of the greatest writers of the Irish Renaissance."
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February 20th, 2020

"Ciarán O'Reilly is throwing a good old-fashioned Irish wake, with poems, songs, and a slice of barmbrack (Irish sweet bread) for each of the lucky attendees. It's a charming and touching tribute to a woman whose literary efforts are usually far less appreciated, unfortunately, than her advocacy."
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February 20th, 2020

"A fascinating study of the unforgettable Lady Gregory. Too bad the grande dame isn't alive to see it for herself."
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