My Eyes Went Dark


Finborough Theatre (2015), Traverse Theatre (2016), 59E59 Theaters New York (2017). In association with Traverse Theatre and Cusack Projects Ltd.

The story of a Russian architect driven to revenge after losing his family in a plane crash. 

With Cal MacAninch and Thusitha Jayasundera.

"An extremely powerful play about justice, revenge and forgiveness."
★★★★ The Guardian 

"A pitch-perfect, minimalist production. GO."
★★★★ The Independent, Critics Choice 

"A great, harsh modern tragedy."
★★★★ Time Out

"A supreme example of high-octane acting in a small space."
★★★★ London Evening Standard

"Intense, thought-provoking and intelligent."
★★★★ The Stage 

"Matthew Wilkinson's intense and powerful two-hander."
★★★★ The Scotsman

"A superlative Thusitha Jayasundera."
★★★★ WhatsOnStage

“Wilkinson’s play is nothing short of a masterpiece."
★★★★ EdFestMag

“A show that scoops out the human psyche with the darkest of shovels and forces man to face up to it.”
★★★★ The Upcoming

“Cal MacAninch gives a first-rate, multi-layered performance.”
★★★★ Everything Theatre

“If I had queued overnight it would have been worth it. It would be a crime if a single seat for this production goes unsold.”
★★★★ Younger Theatre

Nominated for three Off West End Theatre Awards.
The Guardian No. 1 of Top 5 Edinburgh picks.
Mark Lawson 3 plays to see at the Fringe 2016.

writer director Matt Wilkinson
design Bethany Wells
light Elliot Griggs
sound Max Pappenheim
associate producer Pádraig Cusack   

New York cast: Declan Conlon and Thusitha Jayasundera. 

Published by Oberon.

My Eyes Went Dark, Matthew Wilkinson, Cal MacAninch,Thusitha Jayasundera, plane crash drama, forgiveness play, 2-hander, Traverse Theatre, Finborough Theatre, Elliot Griggs, Marc Brenner, Padraig Cusack

image: Marc Brenner

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