In the suburbs of Dublin, a long-absent son returns home to visit his ailing mother. But his reappearance—and the welcome he receives—ignites his sisters’ long-simmering resentments and sets the siblings on a collision course over his criminal past. Riveting and insightful, Moment considers the slippery nature of memory and forgiveness, and how the consequences of one tragic decision can ripple through an entire family. Directed by Helen Hayes-and Tony-nominated director Ethan McSweeny in his Studio debut.
The bustle and banter around the family table couldn’t have a more everyday texture as Kinahan’s dialogue begins to overlap, as tea and wine are poured, and as frictions finally catch fire... The acting in Deirdre Kinahan’s Moment at Studio Theatre is so sharp it’s like seeing a play in a live equivalent of high-def.
An excellent cast, a well-structured script, and an engaging story make Moment one of the strongest theatrical experiences I've had this season...This is a production that will stay with you long after the performance ends.
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