The Cripple of Inishmaan
3/9/2018 - 3/25/2018
The Cripple of Inishmaan is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. This cracking production, which makes an entertainingly boozy brew of humor both sweet and savage, melancholy sentimentality, lacerating sorrow and extremely inappropriate wicked cruelty.
Eileen: Maybe Billy stopped to look at a cow like the other time.
Kate: A fool waste of time that is, looking at cows.
Eileen: If it makes him happy, sure, what harm? There are a hundred
worse things to occupy a lad's time than cowwatching.
Billy: I was trying to build up to . . . There comes a time in every
fella's life when he has to take his heart in his hands and make a try
for something, and even though knows it's a one in a million chance of
him getting it, he has to chance it still, else why be alive at all?
So, I was wondering Helen, if maybe sometime, y'know, when you're not
too busy or something, if maybe . . . and I know well I'm no great
shakes to look at, but I was wondering if maybe you might want go out
walking with me some evening. Y'know, in a week or two or something?