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Editorial Reviews

Connor McPherson's modern play entitled Port Authority is performed here by a stellar cast of actors, including Stephen Brennan and Jim Norton. The play weaves together the narratives of three male characters living in Dublin. Each character tells his story in monologue - in straightforward, yet beautiful language. Each of the three characters in the play is performed with masterful attentiveness to personality - nuanced and poetic. The play was first premiered on the stage in 2001, at the Gate Theatre in Dublin. Listeners will be surprised by how well the play works as an audiobook. Without the visuals of a typical play performance, listeners will find their attention more deeply focused on voice, cadence, and accent, and will be able to detect a feeling of mystery surrounding the seeming ordinariness of these character's lives.
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Publisher's Summary

Three men, Kevin, Dermot and Joe, stand and tell their stories on a bare stage. They never meet. Or do they? From this simplest of dramatic devices emerges a rounded tale of Irish life across the generations, accurate and poignant and therefore unforgettable: The poetry of ordinary life. This premiere recording, made with the original cast and directed by the playwright, presents the unique talent of Conor McPherson, one of Ireland's leading dramatists.
Dublin's The Gate Theatre production of Port Authority premiered at the New Ambassadors Theatre in London on February 22, 2001. The production was presented in association with The Ambassador Theatre Group and Old Vic Productions.
©2002 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd. (P)2002 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.
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5 out of 5 stars
By rob mccullough on 04-16-16

McPherson well presented

it's not long. a second listen is great as well due to the many subtitles in the script and performance

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