Two by Synge
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Two by Synge
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Two by Synge NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging

A pairing of two early JM Synge masterpieces-"In the Shadow of the Glen" and "The Tinker’s Wedding."

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Member Reviews (10)

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320 Reviews | 102 Followers
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Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see two short comedic plays by J.M. Synge. They are delightfully acted in an intimate space. Just a pleasure!

Don't see it if You prefer something more current and have trouble understanding an Irish accent.

290 Reviews | 123 Followers
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Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you like Irish theater and delight in watching talented and committed actors perform the words of J.M. Synge.

Don't see it if you have a problem with accented speech. But in the intimate setting of this theater, we're close enough to the actors to understand them. Read more

283 Reviews | 42 Followers
83
Intense, Edgy, Great acting

See it if You love Irish plays. Thought I would find more humor, but enjoyed the actors, sets and intimate theater

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Irish drama and prefer something more light-hearted

174 Reviews | 13 Followers
86
Clever, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy witty dialog, talented performers and Irish yarns

Don't see it if You don’t like Irish stories

140 Reviews | 117 Followers
80
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if … you have enjoyed other plays by Synge, and would like the opportunity to see two of his lesser-known short works in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if … you’re not interested in the lives of people in rural Ireland 100 years ago, or you want to spend more than 75 minutes in the theater.

141 Reviews | 8 Followers
80
Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you like Irish plays, this is 2 short plays, entertaining, but slight, that look at another time and place.

Don't see it if as always, one must be ready to "hear" the brogue spoken. Read more

58 Reviews | 14 Followers
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Entertaining, Dated, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see 2 one-act plays by a classic Irish writer, smartly performed and tied together with song.

Don't see it if You're not interested in Irish rural stories from early 20th century or struggle to understand thick accents and speech patterns

21 Reviews | 1 Follower
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Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Both plays are delightful glimpses into the lives of very colorful characters as they go about their daily business.

Don't see it if You’re used to big, loud productions. The small space and clever set make for an intimate experience in the lives of ordinary people.

Critic Reviews (3)

Talkin' Broadway
April 24th, 2022

-"The cast are pros and deliver Synge's biting dialogue with just the right amount of blarney and pathos, while Moore keeps the action moving with crisp, simple direction over the course of the two one-act's 75-minute running time. The physical production, with set design by Daniel Geggatt, costume design by David Toser, and lighting by Michael O'Connor, is especially strong for a show in the Rep's downstairs studio space."
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New York Stage Review
April 24th, 2022

"If there’s little here likely to evoke either indignation or deep reflection in a contemporary audience, Moore’s tribute to Synge is a charming portrait of the artist as a young man—one that, beyond the laughs on tap, should encourage the uninitiated to dig deeper."
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Front Row Center
April 26th, 2022

"Attending this play you will find yourself joyfully in the heart of the Irish countryside with people you would never encounter anywhere else. You will be the better for the encounter, especially by standouts Terry Donnelly and Jo Kinsella who are fierce flames of fire burning the stage up."
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