Venue Details

The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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3.0 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 2 reviews

The production needed better adaptation for an American audience. There were too many cultural references that made no sense. Also a rich period of history was short changed. To be honest I found the production quite boring.
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reviewed Oct 19 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Urgent, visceral, and superbly acted. Murphy is, I suspect, the greatest dramatist writing in English.” —Financial Times (London)
“The acting is … visceral, precise, and saturated with raw wit and honest feeling. Ensemble work of the highest order.” _—The New York Times _
“Theatrical fireworks! Each play packs a wallop, figuratively and literally.”  —Variety

Description

Note: All three plays contain some strong language and content. Parental discretion is advised.

Running time of Conversations on a Homecoming: 1 hour, 50 minutes, with no intermission.

Running time of A Whistle in the Dark: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes, which includes one 20-minute intermission.

Running time of Famine: 2 hours, 44 minutes, which includes one 20-minute intermission.

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