The Theatre: Revival

The Playboy of the Western World.

Christopher Mahon is a daft and timid fellow who strikes his father in an altercation and fancies that he has killed him. Fleeing across the wild coast of County Mayo he tells the tale of his patricide in a public house and is immediately heralded for bravery, ogled by the village girls. With this impetus he becomes indeed a dashing fellow. Then his avenging father appears and the psychological fun begins. This famed, lyrical comedy by J. M. Synge is now revived by the Irish Theatre. The...

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