Rory & the Devil

ensemble theatre · by david mcelwee · Ages 13+ · United States of America

world premiere
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ADRA GRAVES certified reviewer June 09, 2019
tagged as: Ireland · Irish · troubles · whiskey · drama
Really enjoyed this, which takes place over the course of an evening in a bar in Northern Ireland during The Troubles. It was well-acted by the cast, who clearly gave it 100%, and the story is full of surprises. Well worth seeing.... full review
JESSE PORTER certified reviewer June 09, 2019
A bold and ambitious script beautifully articulated by spellbinding performances by all six cast members. Can't recommend highly enough this engrossing new drama -- it's a truly arresting and devastating ninety minutes.... full review
AMY DELLAGIARINO certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Equal parts humorous and haunting, "Rory and the Devil" is 90 minutes of straight up good, captivating theatre. Littered with a slew of excellent performances, this show deserves a real run in a real theatre.... full review
LUCY GILLESPIE certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Exquisite writing, beautiful performances. A lyrical, sensitive, and powerful story that will stay with you. ... full review
TARA HOPKINS certified reviewer June 11, 2019
I really enjoyed this show! And Jennifer Lane Oakley was so much fun to watch playing the strong and sexy Mary Friel.. ... full review
BRIAN CAELLEIGH certified reviewer June 26, 2019
A strong Fringe entry by playwright David McElwee, with excellent performances and a moving story. Add this to your "must see" list if you can find tickets and time.... full review
JESSICA DURDOCK MORENO certified reviewer June 26, 2019
tagged as: Ireland · IRA · Irish · british · Vietnam · 1970's · feminism · Feminist · play · ensemble · Twist · ghosts · mythology · poetry · storytelling · powerful
An excellent and riveting play with a gorgeous script, brilliant cast, and transporting setting. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 08, 2019
A mesmerizing ode to the art of storytelling brought to lucrative life by a playwright immersed in history and a cast at the tops of their collective games. A must see. A phenomenal piece or contemporary theatre. ... full review
STEPHEN DEGROODT certified reviewer June 09, 2019
I'm very impressed with the skill of playwright and director David McElwee. His debut of Rory and the Devil revealed a gift for writing and command of language. To present the 1970s political turmoil of Northern Ireland in all its complexities within a compelling and personable story is not easy yet he succeeded beautifully.... full review
CAROLINA BONETTI certified reviewer June 13, 2019
A dark comedy you don't want to miss. ... full review