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The Seafarer NYC Reviews and Tickets

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(7 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Entertaining

About the Show

MidCity Productions revives Conor McPherson's supernatural drama about promises kept and debts to be repaid.

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Entertaining, Great staging, Great acting, Great writing, Rough at times

See it if You are a fan of Irish plays & like family dramas with lots of alcohol, fighting, and futility, Just the usual plot. Matthew Broderick

Don't see it if Excessive drinking upsets you. You cannot understand an Irish brogue. Depressing stories cannot seem funny to you at times.

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Intense, Absorbing, Intimate, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you're a Conor McPherson fan & game for intimate staging and space and combative sibling dynamics—an intense tale of simmering resentments.

Don't see it if you're averse to tiny spaces, depictions of alcohol abuse, or unremitting verbal clashes, or sensitive to family-member-as-caregiver theme. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

February 23rd, 2017

"The story unfolds with unexpected twists and turns. The troupe of actors keeps the audience on the rim of their seats under the direction of James Rees...The masterfully written script and committed actors make Midcity Productions’ 'The Seafarer' noteworthy. A lingering issue might be the overly exaggerated exchanges, which might be off-putting for those expecting to observe a family affair unfold naturally, where characters wouldn't need to dramatize their speeches."
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