Conor McPherson

THE NIGHT ALIVE (Inis Nua): 60-second review

A quiet, human look at modern isolation

THE BIRDS (Curio): Terror takes flight

This adaptation by master Irish playwright Conor McPherson finds its horror in the claustrophobic relationships between its four characters

DISHWASHER (Brian Feldman): 2015 Fringe review 10

Brian Feldman cleans the dishes and reads a monologue of your choosing. This is existential theater at its finest.

Brat Productions’ CRAIC Fringes the Irish Theatre Fest

There are some 400 million native English-language speakers in the world and about 6 million of them live on the island of Ireland, but the Emerald Isle seems to have…

Theatre Exile’s "Shining City" at Plays and Players

The past year has seen some great stagings by Irish playwright Colin McPherson in Philadelphia. The Arden’s brilliant Seafarer was followed by a stripped down performance of The Weir by…

Conor McPherson’s The Weir: Subtlety and the Supernatural at the Curio Theatre

Irish playwright Conor McPherson has been called the “finest dramatist of his generation” (London Telegraph) with works that are “as near to perfection as a play can come” (New York Times). Philadelphia has…