The Cripple of Inishmaan, My New Favorite Play!




This past week, my son and I had the pleasure of being invited to come to the city to see the newly opened play The Cripple of Inishmaan.  A huge fan of Daniel Radcliffe, we were excited to see the play, but we were in for a much bigger surprise with this performance than anticipated.

Set in the 1930’s on a small island off the coast of western Ireland, we are introduced to a small town and it’s simple, yet at the same time very complex characters, that live there.  One of the residents is Billy, a crippled young man that is the butt of many jokes by the townspeople. Billy is played by Daniel Radcliffe and as soon as he comes on stage, you know you are not watching Harry Potter.  Daniel did a fantastic job portraying this burdened young man and pulling at the heartstrings of the audience through his…

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