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My Eyes Went Dark

From 57 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Confusing, Thought-provoking

About the show

107group presents a tragedy inspired by true events about a Russian father driven to revenge after losing his family in a plane crash. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival. More…

'My Eyes Went Dark' comes to New York following runs at the Finborough Theatre, London and the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and was nominated for three Off West End Theatre Awards.


Member Reviews (57)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Confusing, Thought-provoking

During previews
45
Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if You can make out a heavy Irish accent, and are ready to be depressed by a plot that is really just an outline.

Don't see it if You have any taste!


June 26th, 2017
"The staging...effectively guides the play through hopscotching shifts in setting and time. Too often, however, the script jumps face first into scenes, then flounders as the exposition-laden dialogue tries to pick up the slack...Ms. Jayasundera moves deftly from role to role...Mr. Conlon’s Koslo...
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June 14th, 2017
“Wilkinson's precise ear for dialogue makes his succession of brief scenes convincing, and ‘My Eyes Went Dark’ has power as a high-intensity acting showcase. But there's too little analysis of the mechanisms of revenge and forgiveness. Instead, the play offers intense, histrionic moments that we ...
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June 19th, 2017
"The two-hander features the extraordinary acting talents of Declan Conlon and Thusitha Jayasundera. Conlon's portrayal of Nikolai Koslov is an evocative, heartrending performance. Jayasundera plays multiple roles that fill out the entire story...'My Eyes Went Dark' is a very timely piece of thea...
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June 15th, 2017
"Conlon is especially brilliant at signaling submerged emotions, a skill that proves invaluable here...Given the fragmented nature of Matthew Wilkinson's script, the narrative is occasionally a little confusing...Still, under Wilkinson's direction, there are many passages of unsparing power, and ...
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