"A play of intense juxtapositions, of silence and anger, façade and vulnerability, distance and communion. Intensely thoughtful, the piece presents itself as an expression of relationships and human identity. It is impossible to come away from it without reflecting on the barriers, physical and mental, that can hinder real human interaction."Edinburgh Reporter
"Beautiful and heart-wrenching."The Skinny
"An intense experience like trying to pick apart the puzzle of an overhead conversation… an exquisitely nuanced exploration of complex relationships where past traumas and resentments have put up frustrating barriers to genuine closeness."BritishTheatre.com
"Deeply engaging… O’Rowe’s thought-provoking script deals in a theatrical and dramatic simplicity that serves as a counterpoint to its textual complexity… will linger long in the memory."The Arts Review
"A cryptic work about memory and connection… an intricate puzzle of a play, The Approach holds your attention like a transfixing riddle, rationing out clues and folding in on itself artfully."Irish Times
The Approach Script
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