Irish Repertory Theatre’s award-winning Ciaran O’Reilly will open our evening with a solo performance from Friel’s play ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ followed by a screening of the 1998 feature film. Friel’s portrait of five sisters is set in Donegal 1936. Told through the eyes of a boy, it is a poignant and lyrical story of sisterhood, place, memory, love and loyalty.
Cast includes Meryl Streep, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Sophie Thompson, Brid Brennan, Michael Gambon and Gerard McSorley
Sept 7 & 21
Playing at: New York Irish Center — 1040 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Opening: Friday, September 7th, 2012
Closing: Friday, September 21st, 2012
Directed by: Pat O’Connor