Faith Healer Reviews

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Average customer review: 5.0 star rating (4.9 Stars)

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5.0 star rating Jean Racine from NYC/LADBROKE GROVE/PARIS

BEYOND

Hunter Thompson would have enjoyed this play. He would have enjoyed this tender yet brutal exposistion of the human condition. There are few writers that can summon up the devlish contradictions of this, this state we call life... and yet, here in front of our very eyes, a glimmer of truth. So we take it to the frontline, and summon up our strength. For strength and love and undying generosity is what is required in these days. as Bob Dylan said It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Dying. OR as Racine said - "You're A Good Man, Sister"

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5.0 star rating Jean Racine from Paris/NYC

RALPH FIENNES IS HOT

Ralph is hot.

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5.0 star rating Carole Smith from Moorestown, New Jersey

BREATHTAKING!

The Booth Theatre is the perfect venue to enjoy Brian Friel's intimate play Faith Healer. From the moment the curtains swish stage right to reveal a dark figure in long coat, hat and scarf, the tension builds. As Ralph Fiennes speaks, he does a slow striptease to reveal Francis Hardy, the Faith Healer. We, the audience , are audibly breathless, not a sound is heard! Cherry Jones as Grace, renders us weak with mourning and regret as she recalls her years with the Faith Healer. The smoke from her cigarettes are clouds of sadness that float over the stage. Ian McDiarmid as Teddy, bathed in a warm honey light, mesmerizes with his recollection of life on the road with Frank. Ralph Fiennes beautifully concludes the monologues with explanation for all of the questions and angst. Or does he? Truly a play to be remembered forever.

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5.0 star rating Gordon Fagin from USA

IRISH MAGIC

What an amazing play, and such a beautiful production. The acting is some of the best on Broadway and if you can get a ticket it is well worth seeing. Having said that, it is a play in which demands you to listen , but the rewards are truely wonderful. I wish the production every sussess!!

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4.5 star rating Anonymous from Emerald Hills, CA USA

FIENNE PERFORMANCES BY ALL

It was magic. Faith Healer is a dark sad Irish tale brilliantly acted by Ralph Fiennes, Cherry Jones, & Ian McDiarmid. It is uplifting only in that the characters achieve some closure by the end of the play. (Or maybe I achieved closure.......) I would like to see it again.

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