The Sunday Independent

“The piece, beautifully directed by Veronica Coburn, is close to a masterpiece: intelligent, thoughtful, wry, funny, and above all, loving.”

The Reviews Hub

“Interrupted with poignancy and delicacy Eggsistentialism is a surprising watch.”

The Irish Times

“Impeccable comic timing and captivating stage presence.”

Bouquets and Brickbats

“An absolute gem of a show”

The List

“A thoughtful and provocative examination of parenthood in Ireland.”

The Voice

“Ryan’s acting was impeccableshe left the stage with pieces of herself littering it. This
show is crucial.”

Broadway Baby

“A truly heartbreaking performance by a woman who refuses to let others make her choice for her.”

The Scotsman

“Important…relatable…elevates a thoughtful personal piece into something more universally political.”


“Ryan has natural wit, charisma & vulnerability. An engaging, inclusive & very funny show.”

Arthur’s Seat

“Considered, eye-opening and quietly angry.”

The Panoptic

“Ryan’s performance is vastly rich, making the audience laugh while nailing tender moments.”

Midnight Murphy

“Side-splittingly funny. A truly remarkable performance. Highly recommended.”

The Magic Bulletin

“The writing is sharp, imbued with personality and plenty of laugh-out-loud moments but her jocular stage presence is offset with scenes of real poignancy.”

Theatre First

“A beautifully formed autobiographical show. Deeply personal, aggressively political and fucking hilarious.”

The Plus Ones

“Funny, honest and heart warming. A definite must see.”

Weekend Notes

“A frank and fearless performance. Bring along your sons, boyfriends, brothers and fathers and start an important conversation about fertility and parenthood.”