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09.26.2014 | 127 days ago | Posted at 04:32 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In 1980, Irish playwright Brian Friel wrote Translations. It was a three-act, “about language and only about language,” that actually dealt with a lot of issues involving communication and cultural imperialism. The original production was staged in Northern Ireland 24 years ago. The cast included a younger Liam Neeson. It was performed amidst the conflict that was  present in Derry, Nor...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

APT’s ‘Molly Sweeney’

 If a 41-year-old Irish woman, blind since the age of 10 months, can regain her sight, she should be overjoyed. But Molly Sweeney, the title character of author Brian Friel’s play of the same name, is not so sure. What she
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008

Theater Preview

Next week, Next Act Theatre opens its production of Faith Healer, a drama by Irish playwright Brian Friel starring David Cecsarini, Mary MacDonald Kerr and Jonathan Smoots. For a show featuring only three actors, Next Act couldn’t have asked for a better trio.