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.

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"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

Nominated for 3 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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