Best of Dublin Fringe Fest: Swing & Beowulf: The Blockbuster
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OY! is a collection of eight 10-minute comedies, each illustrating the meaning of a Yiddish word -- with story lines including the untold stories of Eve and Adam, Einstein's demanding mother, the divorce trial of God and the human, the use of unkosher food as an aphrodisiac, and three men in a sauna who communicate using only the word "oy." Appealing to audiences of all faiths and all backgrounds, OY! is a tribute to the absurdity and comedy of the condition universal to everyone: that of being human. Learn More
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"Swing" was charming...it was a real crowd pleaser. The second half was really astonishing...the role of child, dad, monster all acted by the same person in amazing detail and clarity. I was very moved by the father's attempt to tell his son...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“[The plays] are both very worth the trip … when the rumpled Joe and the tentative May find their groove rocking to an old R&B number, you want to join them on the floor … [Burroughs] juggles an abundance of ideas — so many, in one hour, that Beowulf nears epic dimensions itself.” —The New York Times (Critics’ Pick)
Winner of Bewley’s Little Gem Award
Nominated for Best Female Performer and Best Male Performer at Dublin Fringe 2013
Beowulf: The Blockbuster