Philadelphia Here I Come in The Dock


Philadelphia Here I Come in The Dock

The Breffni Players will stage the Brian Friel Masterpiece 'Philadelphia Here I Come!' this coming March.

Directed by Angus Dunne, this play will run in the Dock, March 5-8 at 830pm, nightly.

The production will also run in St. Mary's Hall March 9-11, due to the level of interest shown.

Philadelphia, Here I Come is a 1964 play by Irish dramatist Brian Friel.

Set in the fictional town of Ballybeg, County Donegal, the play launched Friel onto the international stage.

Philadelphia, Here I Come centres around Gareth (Gar) O'Donnell's move to America.

The play takes place on the night before and morning of Gar's departure to America.

Gar is portrayed by two characters - Gar Public (the Gar that people see, talk to, talk about) and Gar Private (the unseen man, the man within, the conscience).

The following are the characters/ actors from the Breffni Players:

Gar public is played by Noel O Callaghan; Gar private is played by Damien Eames; Madge is played by Olivia Mc Hugh, SB will be portrayed by Dessie Doyle; Kate by Emer Keveaney; Senator Doogan by James Faughnan and Lizzy by Nuala Branagan.

Booking is advised on: (071) 965 0828.