The Aran Islands: A Performance On Screen
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The Aran Islands: A Performance On Screen

The Aran Islands: A Performance On Screen NYC Reviews and Tickets

(5 Reviews)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful, Slow, Entertaining

About the Show

Irish Rep presents a recording of its 2017 production of JM Synge's play adapted by Joe O'Byrne.

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276 Reviews | 34 Followers
Masterful, Slow, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy one-person explorations into character. A journey to another time and place. well done and engrossing

Don't see it if you want action and stage business. This is carried by his performance and his craft. The characters are the interest and his affection

240 Reviews | 127 Followers
Great acting, Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if This exceptionally written, well acted one person show abt JMSynge's affair w/some peasants of rural Ireland, takes u2authentic enchanting*

Don't see it if uninterested in adaptations. If you read& liked The Playboy of the Western World and Riders to the Sea, then you'll like this show as well. Read more

229 Reviews | 109 Followers
Gorgeous brendan conroy performance of synge play

See it if video performance of The Aran Islands gives an enchanting mix of fine poetic language, narrative, character acting and cinematography. Tops!

Don't see it if you dislike poetic narratives, great acting, diverse characterizations in a one-man show or filmed performances. I found this captivating.

149 Reviews | 20 Followers
Intense, Absorbing, Ambitious, Slow, Great acting

See it if O'Byrne's adapt of Synge's 'island plays' captures the poetic isolation and raw beauty of the prose Conroy shines as a surrogate Synge

Don't see it if Yet the work is still dense & claustrophobic & Conroy's accent can be difficult at times The filmic 'opening up' greatly enhances the piece

75 Reviews | 24 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Excellent quality theatre in this virtual world. It took me to the Aran Islands and the despair and bleak world.

Don't see it if It's a one person show, but the acting, writing and directing make it so interesting.

Critic Reviews (1)

New York Theater
March 20th, 2021

Showcases the extraordinary Irish actor Brendan Conroy. Conroy presents the rich language by writer J.M. Synge and the riveting folk tales by the people Synge visited.
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