SATUR­DAY 23.05.15

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - SEVEN DAYS - Peter Craw­ley

Fea­tur­ing a re­la­tion­ship so en­dear­ingly, then alarm­ingly hes­i­tant – where a man brings a woman back to his place and spends the night re­treat­ing from her – it seems ap­pro­pri­ate that David Greig’s play had com­mit­ment is­sues it­self. It has been a ra­dio play, a demon­stra­tion piece us­ing chil­dren’s toys, and fi­nally a lunchtime play. Early fans of its com­edy and ten­der­ness will have urged Greig to­wards the stage the same way they urge di­vorcee Sean to­wards ec­cen­tric Lisa: Will you ever get it on? Clodagh Mooney Dug­gan di­rects Karl Shiels, an un­likely shy guy, and Gemma Doorly, an un­likely Scots-Nor­we­gian, who move from a gen­tle com­edy about the dif­fer­ence be­tween the sexes to a sweeter and deeper con­sid­er­a­tion of how to be­come some­body new. HOUSE DJ Sprin­kles Those who’ve found them­selves fall­ing un­der the

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