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4508 Walsh Street Bethesda, MD 20815
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3 reviews
3 stars
attended May 05 2012

The performance exceeded expectations. The acting was excellent, the accents authentic, the props, lighting and sound effects as well. The show was very, very good and I have recommended it to others.

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9 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 21 2012

The acting was outstanding...the set simple but lovely. Just a delightful evening

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended May 05 2012

Amazing local theater. Casting was excellent and each character was well acted. Great entertainment.

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Description

Directed by Craig Allen Mummey, featuring David Dubov, Rebecca Ellis, Doug Krehbel, Steve LaRocque, Leah Mazade, Stephanie Mumford, Laura Russell, and Alyssa Sanders.

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Dancing at Lughnasa_ opened on Broadway in October, 1991 and won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play.

This extraordinary play, widely regarded as Friel’s masterpiece, is the study of five unmarried sisters, named for Friel’s mother and sisters, (“those five brave, Glenties women”) who live in a modest cottage in Donegal. On the threshold of the autumn of 1936, the household revolves around the eight year old love-child, Michael, and the Mundy brother priest, Uncle Jack, recently returned from 25 years in a leper colony in Uganda. Ancient tribal customs and Christian beliefs clash as the autumnal fires celebrating the Harvest God, Lugh, bathe the high grass in golden light and distant music on the radio floats across the fields.

The sisters, with unfailing courage and sweet forgiveness dance in a wild, final celebration of their way of life before it changes forever.

About the Ticket Supplier: Quotidian Theatre Company

The Quotidian Theatre Company's mission is to present plays in what is known as the natural, realistic, or, more accurately, impressionistic style. This is a theatre without histrionics; the gunshots and car crashes are kept offstage. By providing realistic situations and dialogue, we want to give the audience the impression that they are witnessing events over a backyard fence or through an open window, thus transporting them from detached viewers to involved witnesses.