The Breaking Light – Sander Hicks

The Breaking Manager (1999), Sander Hicks a collection of three plays including The Breaking Light Playwright and university professor Eduardo Machado was part of an interesting and rather bizarre  ...

Havana is Waiting – Eduardo Machado

Playwright and university professor Eduardo Machado was part of an interesting and rather bizarre footnote to history. In 1961 the Peter Pan Project, organized by a Catholic bishop in Miami with the cooperation of the CIA, brought thousands of  ...

The Gigli Concert – Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy’s deconstruction of affirmational therapy and the culture of pseudo-psychoanalytical holism was first performed in 1983. The date is of no particular significance, as the play is devoid of specific social or political references. It is not without  ...

James Joyces’ The Dead – Richard Nelson

James Joyce had a theory of "epiphanies" which posited that seemingly insignificant incidents can be the source of profound insights. The Dead, his short story first published in 1914, is his theory proven. In its brief length, a handful  ...

Cesaria Evora

Sooner or later it had to happen. Cesaria Evora put on shoes. Granted they were old-man slip-on bedroom slippers but shoes all the same. The grandmotherly diva of world music, famed for shuffling onstage in her bare  ...

Chair – Operating Theatre/Roger Doyle

Chair consists of reflections on life and death loosely organized around the fragmented story of a female serial killer awaiting execution by electric chair. She reminisces about her crimes and the nature of human existence. Is the taking of life  ...