“an unusually sparkling affair… you are not likely to attend a holiday gathering in a more sumptuous setting this season.” –The New York Times
“a holiday treat, full of songs and high spirits” –The New Yorker
“fosters a delightful sense of community between audience and actor” –Village Voice
“combines the fun and spontaneity of immersive theater with tender and nuanced acting from an accomplished cast.” –AM New York
“full of finely crafted moments” -TheaterMania
“skillfully staged… It’s a subtle but haunting tale.” –Hollywood Reporter
“magic…theatre at its most absorbing”- Talkin Broadway
REVIEWS AND PRESS
The New York Times: "Irish Rep to Serve Dinner and 'The Dead'"
The New York Times: "Eat, Drink, Dance, and Be Part of the Play"
The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC): Director Ciaran O'Reilly and actor Boyd Gaines discuss "The Dead, 1904"
Irish Central: "James Joyce and 'The Dead' in the Time of Trump"
The Wall Street Journal: "Theater Cooks Up More for the Food-Minded"
The New Yorker: "Talk of the Town: An Immersive Re-Creation of 'The Dead'"
Daily Beast: "How to Have Dinner with James Joyce"
Irish America: "Dinner and 'The Dead'
GreatPerformances.com: "The Dead; Not Your Typical Dinner and a Show"