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Editor Pick: Culture and Society

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Two by Friel’ at the Irish Repertory Theatre

Aoife Kelly, Phil Gillen, Lovers: Winners, Two by Friel, Brian Friel, Conor Bagley, Irish Repertory Theatre

How director Conor Begley fashions and melds the two plays together just takes one's breath away. The acting ensemble is extraordinary. Bagley's economically staged direction enhances their creation of life and ineffable soulfulness, and he does his hero Brian Friel justice in these superlative renderings.

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Theater Review (NYC Broadway): Mike Birbiglia in His Brilliant Solo Show ‘The New One’

The New One, Mike Birbiglia, Seth Barrish, The Cort Theatre

In this shimmering laugh riot Birbiglia relates his feelings with candor and authenticity. We become his intimates and he can tell us whatever he devises. We so want to listen!

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