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Birr Stage Guild Presents:- Philadelphia Here I Come

Friel's most iconic play centres on young Gar O’Donnell the day before his departure from Ballybeg to Philadelphia. Gar is played by two actors, representing his Private and Public selves. Written in 1964, Philadelphia, Here I Come! propelled Brian Friel onto the international stage.

12th November at 8:00 pm to 15th November 2014

Many of its central themes are as relevant today as then: emigration, communication, nostalgia for the past. A cast of fourteen bring scenes of pathos and hilarious farce to life, in an engrossing nights entertainment.As this play is one of the most popular on the Leaving Certificate curriculum, students should note special group rates and book early.

Cost: €16 /14 Groups (10 or more) €12 – contact box office for group bookings. Box Office 0579122911 www.birrtheatre.com
 

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