|Dan Gordon and Michael Condron. Photo: © Carol Rosegg.|
By Dan Gordon
Directed by Philip Crawford
Presented by Happenstance Theatre Company as part of the Brits Off Broadway series
59 east 59t St., NYC
What's It All About?
It's an absorbing piece of storytelling nased in history. It's about the friendship of two Belfast shipyard workers, Davy Gordon (Dan Gordon) and Georgie Kilpatrick (Michael Condron). The story begins in 1947 when Davy takes an apprenticepship at the Harland and Wolff shipyard, which built th Titanic.
Both actors play a variety of characters as the two men develop a relationship and share memories. It's touching, humorous and great storytelling
What are the Highlights?
Just the right mix of history and theater. Nice enhancements with photo projections and some music composed by Chris Warner.
What are the Lowlights?
None. Catch it before it closes this weekend.
Performances: Thursday at 7:15 pm; Friday and Saturday at 8:15; Saturday at 2:25 pm; Sunday at 3:15 pm. Tickets are $35: www.59e59.org; 212-279-4200. More info on the series: www.britsoffbroadway.com.
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