This new one-man play, adapted from the young adult novel by Michael Morpurgo ('War Horse'), offers a timely reminder of the heroic sacrifices that were made by the soldiers in World War I. More…
The story follows the life of a young soldier, Thomas ‘Tommo’ Peaceful, facing the firing squad for cowardice. As Tommo sits in his cell awaiting sunrise, he thinks back on the events that made him the person he is today. When the lines of heroism and cowardice collide, what can one man or even a brother do to fight the injustices of it all? The play highlights the dreadful horrors of war while celebrating the joyfulness of life.
See it if Solo actor vividly depicts relationships prior to the war with color and flair, evoking a life filled with love, friendship & humor.
Don't see it if Then comes being shelled & terrified in a trench. The ending is bleak. Thick accent & poor acoustics.
See it if you like brilliant acting. This one man show is breathtaking. He assumes all of the roles and switches between characters flawlessly. SEE IT
Don't see it if you want a traditional play or you want a musical. This play is important and the actor is as good as it gets. Don't miss it.
See it if seeking a riveting, beautiful, heartfelt, simply stunning work of storytelling and acting. You won’t see anything as compelling on Broadway.
Don't see it if unwilling to be lured in by absolutely engrossing work; seeking spectacle. Note: may trigger strong emotions through war themes / gun shots.
See it if You want to see an exceptional actor, Shane O’Regan, brilliantly play over 20 roles in a heart wrenching tale of familial love and World War
Don't see it if You don’t like solo shows or have trouble understanding Irish accents.
See it if and ONLY if the subject matter interest you.
Don't see it if a one man play about a World War 1 soldier facing a firing squad with the night before, his life flashes before his eyes. Otherwise skip it.
See it if best solo performance I have ever seen!Do not miss this powerful and moving play.It will keep you thinking long after you leave the theater.
Don't see it if do not miss this once in a lifetime performance by Shane O'Regan,it will break your heart, and inspire you at the same time.
See it if you'd like a high-energy, moving performance by a captivating young actor
Don't see it if you want a well-thought-out story arch or an "ah-ha" moment; the play simply ends, without any attempt to shine a light on the "why"
See it if Shane O’Regan is sensational in this one-man show about a British lad's life leading up to his experience on the battle field of World War 1
Don't see it if This is one of those must-sees to experience an outstanding actor who takes you to a dark place in world's history but remains hopeful.
See it if a brilliant one-man show playing 24 parts but mostly 16yo Tommo and his brother Charlie who sign up to fight WWl. phenomenal performance.
Don't see it if you don't like one person shows. like superficial lighthearted fare.
See it if IF YOU REALLY WANTED TO KNOW WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE IN COMBAT THEN THIS IS THE PLAY FOR YOU.HIS CHARACTERIZATIONS OF MULTIPLE CHARACTERS W
Don't see it if YOU DON'T LIKE ONE MAN PLAYS WITH SUBSTANCE.ALSO HE HAD A STONG IRISH ACCENT AS WELL WHICH MAY BE PROBLEM FOR SOME PEOPLE.
See it if You like shows written and performed from the heart. A beautiful, heart-felt production that grabs you and stays with you.
Don't see it if I was in row B and the sound bounced off the brick walls, making it hard for me to understand all his dialect. Sit further back & enjoy.
See it if U can handle a fast pace drama, 1 man show.This's an intense story & the actor does a great job only playing male characters
Don't see it if If you don't like intense drama war related stories. Can't stand an adult playing a child for a long perid and rushing through the words.
See it if You want to see an excellent solo show about a young man who enters World War I without thinking about the dire consequences.
Don't see it if I can’t think of a reason not to see this show.
See it if From the get-go, Shane completely draws you in and never lets you go. Such a tremendous performance. I felt like I grew up alongside him
Don't see it if Actor does have a noticeable Irish accent (quite tolerable however). Story itself does fall into typical wartime cliche.
See it if Excellent performance. At times I had difficulty with the accent but overall, I was completely absorbed in the characters all played by one
Don't see it if You have difficulty with accents or you don’t like one actor playing several parts.
See it if Taut, well-written and well-acted one-act drama about a young irishman turned WWI soldier. Shane O’Regan is a superstar.
Don't see it if The only reason not to see this show is if you can’t sit still for 80 minutes.
See it if you want to see a really great actor play lots of different roles with a love story and World War
Don't see it if you can't get good seats, it can be difficult to hear all the subtleties of different dialects.
See it if You appreciate one actor shows where the actor beautifully portrays a variety of characters. You like shows about WWI.
Don't see it if You don't like one-man shows. You don't like shows about war. You only want to see musicals or feel good plays.
See it if Powerful, well paced but sad exploration of how youth (thru nationalism, economics, their psychology, & manipulation) are led to war.
Don't see it if you don't want to see riveting one man show
See it if You like coming of age and war stories and one-man shows, you like the theatre stripped down to it's raw form with writing and acting
Don't see it if war stories aren't you're thing, you're looking for a more flashy/prop-filled show
See it if You are the fan of the novel, or into anti-war reflection as a genre
Don't see it if You find the story being told too many times before & not particularly interesting nor insightful