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A Secular Pietà

A Secular Pietà

A Moon for the Misbegotten is Eugene O’Neill’s last play. It offers a glimpse into the tortured soul of a character based on O’Neill’s brother, James, who died at the age of 45, of alcoholism. I did not have the good fortune to see Mr. Byrne’s portrayal of the character […]

by Feb 9, 2012 3 comments Stage
Updated Dec 29: “James X” in New York

Updated Dec 29: “James X” in New York

Updated December 29 The Better Show has a brief interview with Mr. Byrne about the play: Lauren talks with Gabriel Byrne about directing a very profound and provocative play James X, based on a true story about the systematic abuse of children by institutions in Ireland. He also talks about […]

by Nov 30, 2011 9 comments Stage
Ellen Barkin!

Ellen Barkin!

Ellen Barkin has been nominated for a Tony Award for her role in The Normal Heart. Kudos to her from Byrneholics! She will be a guest on the Piers Morgan show on CNN tonight and joining her will be Edie Falco. Interview at Broadway.com Did you get any Broadway tips […]

by Jun 3, 2011 0 comments Stage