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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Review: ‘Three Billboards’ Director Martin McDonagh Brings Play ‘Hangmen’ to New York by K Krombie

It isn’t hard to imagine that somewhere in Martin McDonagh’s attic there is an appallingly bad script with putrefied pages, because thus far, even his flawed work is compelling when …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Review: The Gallery Players’ ‘The Elephant Man’ by K Krombie

Known as the “Elephant Man,” Joseph Merrick (whom the Gallery Players’ version of the play The Elephant Man together with the David Lynch film call John Merrick), was a se…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Review: The Home Place by K Krombie

Brian Friel’s oft-used fictional town of Ballybeg, Co. Donegal, marks a Chekhovian outline as well as the path to Friel’s own hopscotch bearings either side of the nearby Irish border. …

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Review: A Clockwork Orange by K Krombie

“What’s it gonna be then, eh?” Well well well, one scenario could be a Hi-NRG music video featuring the dancing droogs. Another, the once seen never forgotten Pacino movie Cruising. Su…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Review: Guilty by K Krombie

Guilty, by Icelandic playwright Hrafnhildur Hagalín, featuring as part of Theater for the New City’s Dream Up Festival and directed by August Strindberg Rep founder Robert Greer, is a one…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Interview: Aidan Redmond on Performing Teresa Deevy’s Lost Plays by K Krombie

Playwright Teresa Deevy is quite the enigmatic rediscovery. A native of Waterford, Ireland, Deevy achieved a rapid run of success, writing six plays for The Abbey Theatre (Ireland’s Nation…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Review: Enda Walsh’s ‘Arlington’ and ‘Rooms’ by K Krombie

Enda Walsh wants to mess with your mood swings by creating non-linear, atmospheric works for you to interpret. It is entirely up to you what you make of it. Walsh will not hold himself respo…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Interview: Patrick Fitzgerald on Playing Healthcare Reformer Noël Browne in Irish Rep’s ‘Rebel in the Soul’ by K Krombie

Larry Kirwan’s new play, Rebel in the Soul, directed by Charlotte Moore, looks at Dr. Noël Browne’s health reform mission, which ultimately brought down the First Inter-Party Government…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Review: Betrayal by K Krombie

Harold Pinter’s 1978 play Betrayal, currently playing at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre, was inspired by his seven-year affair with the English journalist and “thinking man’s crumpet�…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Review: SPILL by K Krombie

It’s hard to forget the 2010 news images of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout, the pathetically sad marine life gasping for air, daubed in the viscid black oil that spilled into the Gulf of…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Interview: Playwright Honor Molloy on Irish Rep’s “Crackskull Row” by K Krombie

In 2016’s 1st Irish Festival, Nancy Manocherian’s The Cell raised the splintering roof with Honor Molloy’s Crackskull Row, a one-act play soaked to the bone with rough and tumble memor…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Interview: Actor/Producer Philip O’Gorman and Director Christopher Martin on Harold Pinter’s “Old Times” by K Krombie

An Irishman, a Slovakian and an Israeli walk into a Harold Pinter play…pauses ensue. It’s not easy being Pinteresque. Irish actor and producer Philip O’Gorman has endured the hus…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Interview: Collapsing Horse Director Dan Colley on the Brilliant “Bears in Space” by K Krombie

There are a number of adjectives that spring to mind when watching Bears in Space, a play currently taking part in Origin’s 1st Irish theater festival at 59E59 Theaters; words such as …

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Book Review: Alan Cumming’s “You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams (My Life in Stories and Pictures)” by K Krombie

As a wee boy in Scotland, Alan Cumming was visited by a strange man who turned up outside his house and bestowed upon him a plastic Kodak camera that he’d won, it transpired, via a tombola…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Interview: Annie Ryan, Founder of Dublin’s The Corn Exchange, on Adapating the Novel “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing” for the Stage by K Krombie

Irish writer Eimear McBride’s debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing took a mere six months to write but a further nine years to get published, such is the struggle of the burgeonin…

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Interview: Ensemble Studio Theatre’s William Carden Directs “Please Continue”, a Play About the Milgram Experiment by K Krombie

From every action and decision made, there are consequences. Social psychologist Stanley Milgram, eager to understand those that assisted with or turned a blind eye to the systematic atrocit…

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Gare St Lazare Co-founder Judy Hegarty Lovett on Directing Plays by Samuel Beckett by K Krombie

Interpreting the work of Samuel Beckett is for some, an undertaking as formidable and imposing as the contours of the playwright’s granite features. For others, his trademark charac…

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Interview: Playwright Max Posner Looks Forward to the Year 2040 in his New Play “JUDY” by K Krombie

In the year 2040, in a world without plays and cancer, there is always the ‘system’ to provide us with art and anguish. But in Max Posner’s new play Judy, that system can b…

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Interview: Ken Urban on Writing “Sense of an Ending”, a Play About the 1994 Rwandan Genocide by K Krombie

A journalist, keen to rebuild his professional reputation, arrives at a Rwandan prison five years after the 1994 genocide to interview two Hutu Nuns who are about to stand trial for war crim…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

An Interview with the Creators of the Hitchcockian Multimedia Production “ADA/AVA” by K Krombie

In ADA/AVA, an elderly woman, Ada, grieves for her twin sister Ava in the remote New England lighthouse they once shared. Then a visit to the carnival creates a ghostly opportunity for a reu…

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Interview: Rain Pryor on Her One-Woman Show “Fried Chicken & Latkes” by K Krombie

At the beginning of the century, actress, writer and comedian Rain Pryor put together a collection of self-penned songs and spoken word that would become Fried Chicken & Latkes (the titl…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards