Shepard finds strength in simplicity

Ages of the Moon By Sam Shepard Peacock, Dublin Until April 4 Rating: ****

7th March, 2009

American playwright, film and theatre director, actor and author Sam Shepard’s latest creative foray was written specifically with two actors in mind. Unsurprisingly, in this endearing play, Stephen Rea and Seán McGinley fit their respective roles like gloves.

They play lifelong friends with strikingly different personalities who, over the course of one night - over a couple of bottles of bourbon -m use, argue and reminisce about life, love, sex, death...

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