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Katurian recounts the story or "The Little Jesus Girl" (photo by Josh Walker)

The Pillowman Is a Captivating Production by Peace University’s Dramatic Irony Drama Club

After seeing The Pillowman, the latest offering from William Peace University’s Dramatic Irony drama club, we felt sick and wanted to throw up … but in a good way! No, wait! Give us a chance to explain! How else do you describe the feelings evoked by a thoroughly provocative play that centers on an author… Read More ›

Martin McDonagh’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan” Is a Delightful Dark Comedy Set in the Aran Islands

London-born Irish dramatist Martin McDonagh’s delightful dark comedy The Cripple of Inishmaan (1996) is set in 1934 in the remote seaside community of Inishmaan, in the Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland. The title character “Crippled” Billy Claven (played with pluck by Ishai Buchbinder in the current Deep Dish Theater Company production) is… Read More ›