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The Seafarer

Closed March 20, 2008

One of the finest ensembles to grace a Broadway stage in years is appearing in Conor McPhersons dark and enthralling new play.

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Why See The Seafarer?

The Seafarer is a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth. It's Christmas Eve and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. In fact, Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

Playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, Shining City) concocts a ghost story that is funny, chilling and profound. A National Theatre production directed by the author.

Previews from : 30th October 2007
Opened : 7th December 2007
Closed : 30th March 2008

Audience:  The Seafarer  may be inappropriate for children aged 18 and under.  Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Booth Theater.

Run time:  2 hours including one 15 minute intermission

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Matinee - - 2 pm - - 2 pm 3 pm
Evening - 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm -

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Opening night: 30 October 2007

What you thought

2 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Kelly Gerahty: “Dark, but so very Funny”

I loved this show! It was such a pleasant surprise to me. The acting is... more

NYCBroadway: “Better Than Wicked, Brilliant and Hysterical”

The only thing upsetting about this show is the closing date. May it... more

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