First Nighter: Hugh Leonard's "Da," Aaron Mark's "Another Medea," Damon Chua's "Film Chinois"

January 23, 2015 5:00 AM

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In Da, now revived by the Irish Repertory Theatre during its DR2 season, Hugh Leonard deals with a couple of irrefutable psychological truths. He contends that we all internalize our parents as well as keep track of our younger selves.

He does it--not that he's the first to do something like this--by bringing Charlie Tynan's adopted parents and his 17-year-old self into the action. He starts the compulsive flashbacks as the 55-year-old Charlie (Ciaran O'Reilly) returns to his childhood home (very well conjured by James Morgan) dir...

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