I’m on the fence about Irish Repertory Theatre presenting a revival of Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs in New York. On the one hand, between the language the play is written in, which is partially made up, and partially a specific Irish dialect (Cork), and the thick, authentic Irish accents of the actors, the dialog is nearly incomprehensible to the American ear. I find it patronizing and exclusionary... Read more
Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the Tara Finney Productions' 20th Anniversary production of Enda Walsh's Disco Pigs, starring Colin Campbell and "Harry Potter" star Evanna Lynch.
The production previously completed a limited run at the Trafalgar Studios in London in summer 2017.
(Photos by Jeremy Daniel)
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Born at the same time on the same day in the same hospital, Pig and Runt have been inseparable ever since. They speak in their own language, play by their own rules, and create a world for themselves in which boundaries blur between truth and illusion. Until, on their seventeenth birthday, they discover something more. As night falls, and the disco and drink take hold, they spiral violently out of control.