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Kennedy Center...always nice to dress up a bit!
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attended Oct 19 2012

The production needed better adaptation for an American audience. There were too many cultural references that made no sense. Also a rich period of history was short... continued

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/druidmurphy

Quotes & Highlights

“Urgent, visceral, and superbly acted. Murphy is, I suspect, the greatest dramatist writing in English.” —Financial Times (London)
“The acting is … visceral, precise, and saturated with raw wit and honest feeling. Ensemble work of the highest order.” _—The New York Times _
“Theatrical fireworks! Each play packs a wallop, figuratively and literally.”  —Variety

Description

Note: All three plays contain some strong language and content. Parental discretion is advised.

Running time of Conversations on a Homecoming: 1 hour, 50 minutes, with no intermission.

Running time of A Whistle in the Dark: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes, which includes one 20-minute intermission.

Running time of Famine: 2 hours, 44 minutes, which includes one 20-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.