Translations by Brian Friel

Set in traditional Ireland of 1833 when the British re-mapped the country and re-named every place name, stripping them of their original cultural meaning.  A young British Army officer falls in love with an Irish beauty and with the land.

 

Scenic Design by Jayme Mellema

Lighting Design by David Leugs

Costume Design by Melissa Merz

 

The scenic design of the aging barn
The scenic design of the aging barn

The beauty of innovative design and assymetricality

Manus and Jimmy Jack
Manus and Jimmy Jack

Incredible relationships and characters reside at the heart of Friel's language masterpiece

Hugh and Owen
Hugh and Owen

Owen sees the future and tries to bring his father Hugh into it. Hugh sees truth in the old gods and old ways

The loss of Yolland
The loss of Yolland

As the tragedy progresses, Yolland is missing and the play ends with an unknowing of the future.

Manus leaves
Manus leaves

A sign of the future for Ireland, Manus takes his leave of his father's house.