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Irish Arts Center
Between 10th & 11th 553 West 51st Street New York City, NY 10019
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"Swing" & "Beowulf: The Blockbuster": Dublin Fringe Double Bill
5 ratings
4.8 average rating
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Narkiz Agish
45 events
30 reviews
7 stars
attended May 03 2014

Both plays were fantastic, but "Beowulf" was out of this world. Bryan Burroughs' performance was extraordinary.

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29 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended May 04 2014

Beowulf is an extraordinary theatrical experience. Brilliantly
written, ouststanding performance. Unique combination of heartbreak, humor, despair, and hope.
Swing is delightful; don't miss these two wonderful pieces!

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“[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)


Written by:
Steve Blount
Peter Daly
Gavin Kostick
Janet Moran

Performed by:
Steve Blount
Janet Moran
Directed by
Peter Daly

Produced by:
Marketa Dowling

Winner of Bewley’s Little Gem Award
Nominated for Best Female Performer and Best Male Performer at Dublin Fringe 2013

Beowulf: The Blockbuster
Performed by:
Bryan Burroughs

Directed by:
David Horan