Author: Martin McDonagh
Synopsis: The Connor brothers fit right into the casually violent and deeply melancholic town of Leenane, Galway. Here, people walk into the lake and don’t swim back to shore. 147 more words
You always hurt the one you love.
Martin McDonagh’s play The Lonesome West is a dark comedy about the battling Connor brothers, Valene and Coleman, whose constant petty fighting comes to a head with the death of their father. 330 more words
Review of Toronto Irish Players' production of "The Lonesome West", running on Alumnae Theatre's stage until March 10.
Hey again – don’t normally post twice in one day, but I wanted to give a shout out to two productions running this weekend: Shelley Hamilton’s… 178 more words
Theatre adventures continue – this time, it’s the Toronto Irish Players’ (TIP) spring production, Martin McDonagh’s play The Lonesome West (McDonagh is famous for writing the film… 56 more words
The next production on Alumnae Theatre's main stage will be the Toronto Irish Players, opening Feb 23 with "The Lonesome West". It's part 3 of Martin McDonagh's trilogy (about the murder-prone inhabitants of an Irish town called Leenane), following "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" and the rarely-performed "A Skull in Connemara". Here's a drinking game for "The Lonesome West": take a swig every time the actors mention poteen!