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The Seafarer
By Conor McPherson
Directed by Ben Barnes
Thompson Theater
“Sharky” Harkin has returned to Dublin to gather with his brother and friends for a whisky-soaked Christmas Eve of companionship and poker.  When a mysterious stranger arrives and wants to be dealt in, Sharky realizes that he's is playing the ultimate high stakes game in this darkly funny and surprisingly uplifting Irish tale.  Contains adult language and situations.

The Seafarer runs approximately two hours and twently minutes, including one fifteen-minute intermission.

​Thur. ​Sept. 20 7:30 pm​
​Fri. ​Sept. 21 7:30 pm
​Sat. ​Sept. 22 ​7:30 pm ​Opening
​Sun. ​Sept. 23 ​2:00 pm
​Thur. ​Sept. 27 ​7:30 pm ​Talk-back w/ the cast
​Fri. ​Sept. 28 ​7:30 pm
​Sat. ​Sept. 29 ​2:00 pm ​Prologue @ 1:15 pm
Sat.​ Sept. 29​ ​7:30 pm
Sun.​ Sept. 30​ 2:00 pm​
Thur.​ ​Oct. 4 ​7:30 pm SOLD OUT
​Fri. ​Oct. 5 ​7:30 pm ​Talk-back w/ the cast
​Sat. ​Oct. 6 ​2:00 pm
​Sat. ​Oct. 6 ​7:30 pm
​Sun. ​Oct. 7 ​2:00 pm SOLD OUT​​ Prologue @ 1:15 pm​
Mic Matarrese as Mr. Lockhart, David Anthony Smith as Ivan, Stephen Pelinski as Richard, Michael Gotch as Nicky, and Lee E. Ernst at Sharky.


David Anthony Smith as Ivan, Mic Matarrese as Mr. Lockhart, and Michael Gotch as Nicky.​ 
REP productions are supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Division promotes Delaware arts events on

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Stephen Pelinski as Richard and Lee E. Ernst as Sharkey.



Mic Matarrese as Mr. Lockhart.


David Anthony Smith as Ivan and Stephen Pelinski as Richard.