Dark Irish Comedy The Seafarer from SpeakEasy Stage
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The last date listed for The Seafarer was Saturday December 13, 2008 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts:
- Full Price:
- $35.00 - $40.00
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- $17.50 - $20.00
Bridge Rep's immersive and intimate cabaret-style production of the musical Hello Again follows 10 nameless but recognizable types of characters through 10 sexually intimate scenes of intense pleasure and/or emotional pain throughout the 10 decades of the 20th century. Inspired by the controversial play La Ronde, which explored sexual morals in the late 19th century, Michael John LaChiusa's update was nominated for a number of Drama Desk Awards in its initial Off-Broadway run -- in fact, the total was lucky number 10. Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston is in the midst of its first successful season, and has already been recognized with several nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England. Learn More
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<p>The Seafarer is the latest work by Conor McPherson, a Dublin-born writer and director hailed by many as one of Ireland’s most prominent contemporary playwrights. Among his many plays are This Lime Tree Bower, St. Nicholas, The Weir (for which he won an Olivier Award), Dublin Carol and Shining City. </p> <p>Two time Elliot Norton Award-winning director Carmel O’Reilly will direct The Seafarer, her first such effort for SpeakEasy Stage. As the Artistic Director of The Súgán Theatre, Ms. O’Reilly introduced Boston audiences to McPherson’s work with her acclaimed production of St. Nicholas in September of 1999. </p> <p>For The Seafarer, Ms. O’Reilly has rounded up three frequent collaborators, actors Billy Meleady, Ciaran Crawford, and Derry Woodhouse, and paired them with two of Boston’s finest talents: Larry Coen, winner of 2007 Elliott Norton Award (Outstanding Actor), and Bob Colonna, who recently appeared as “Hector” in SpeakEasy’s production of The History Boys. </p>
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