In this solo show, writer and performer Mikel Murfi creates a tender and comic portrait of an Irish community, focusing on its bashful, solitary cobbler. More…
Just outside of town, cobbler Pat Farnon lives on his own, contentedly aging in the cottage in which he was reared. Join him as he walks the five miles into his 'metropolis,' populated with no-necked water diviners, sporting savants, loudmouths, and preachers.
See it if Cobbler goes on a walk to town and takes us on a gorgeous, romantic uplifting adventure. People & animals vividly portrayed w/great skill.
Don't see it if You don’t like solo slice-of-life plays. You prefer something darker and less sentimental. You want a set, music or props besides shoes.
See it if you would like to see an extraordinary actor deliver a master class in his craft—& the production & the script are very strong as well.
Don't see it if you have had enough local Irish color in your theater-going to last a lifetime.
See it if Mikel Murfi’s solo portrayal of Irish village characters focusing on the relationship between Pat and Kitsy, See before I Hear You & Rejoice
Don't see it if You want a more clear delineation between characters, think animal sounds are silly, or want a plot that goes somewhere.
See it if you want to enjoy the brilliance of the truly remarkable Mikel Murfi. His heartbreakingly beautiful one-man show is unforgettable. See this!
Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows, have trouble understanding Irish accents, or are not interested in stories that take place in Ireland.
See it if This must be seen in conjunction with its companion piece, I Hear You and Rejoice. Kitsy and Pat are lovers for the ages!
Don't see it if You don’t like solo performance pieces, Irish humor, cathartic experiences.
See it if If you love a person who can write/tell a colorful story. Helps to have an Irish friend or family member to relate to his expressions.
Don't see it if You dislike one person shows that switch in and out of characters.
See it if you love great storytelling. It's funny,simple, sweet and interesting. I sat there with a smile on my face the whole time.
Don't see it if you need big production values. This is one man and his body and his voice. He conjures animals, cars, Irish countryside and people! LOVED
See it if See a masterful performance and great storytelling as the actor seamlessly and distinctly transitions from character as he weaves his tale.
Don't see it if you do not want to see a play set in rural Ireland with all its associated vernacular.
Also Companion piece for his ‘I Hear You and Rejoice’ .
See it if You admire great Irish acting and admire storytelling at its finest. It is funny and a little sad but captivating.
Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows