Cityview writes about Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley

February 17, 2016 / John Domini / cityview “Outside Mullingar,” at StageWest, will try out a staging no one has seen before. Tim Wisgherof’s set, so rustic that it smells of hay, includes both protagonists’ homes and the Irish countryside between them. Director Todd Buchacker believes other versions use an…

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In ‘Outside Mullingar,’ love comes to those who wait

Michael Morain, Des Moines Register-Theatre Review, February 15, 2016 On a drizzly night in “Outside Mullingar,” at the Des Moines Social Club, a shy farmer named Tony Reilly wanders outside with a metal detector to search for something he lost in his neighbor’s yard. He doesn’t find it — at…

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Shanley’s Irish tale a richly rewarding experience

John Busbee: The Culture Buzz 2/14/16 Upon entering the Kum & Go Theater, one senses a very special theatrical experience is about the unfold. A powerful sense of place emanates from the scenic design crafted between the two sides of audience seating. An intimate, almost voyeuristic audience placement produces a…

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