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Conor McPherson's Seafarer Docks at the Booth

The Irish playwright Conor McPherson, whose The Weir and Shining City made outstanding Broadway fare in recent seasons, brought his newest play to the Great White Way on Thursday, December 6, The Seafarer. In a production directed by the author and starring a international cast, The Seafarer follows a group of four blue collar guys on Christmas Eve in the rundown home of two brothers on the outskirts of Dublin. When a mysterious fifth man arrives, a boozy game of poker ensues as one of the brothers confronts his demons (literally) and fights to save his soul. By turns mystical, chilling and, according to our Word of Mouth panel, hysterically funny, the production at the Booth Theatre attracted a roster of distinguished opening night guests eager to welcome McPherson and his excellent cast, including TV faves David Morse (Hack) and
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