DruidMurphy: A 3-Play Cycle of Works About Ireland
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The last date listed for DruidMurphy was Friday October 19, 2012 / 7:30pm (Famine).
Currently at The Kennedy Center - Eisenhower Theater:
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Academy Award-winning director Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls) heads up an exciting new re-imagining of the 1997 Tony-nominated musical Side Show, inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. The show follows the two sisters -- who're literally joined at the hip -- on their meteoric rise to fame during the 1930s and beyond, tracing their personal and professional lives from circus sideshow freaks to vaudeville headliners, as well as their lifelong search for independence and love. From Henry Krieger, the composer of Dreamgirls, with book and lyrics by Bill Russell, this well-reviewed revival was developed by the acclaimed La Jolla Playhouse and features the songs "I Will Never Leave You," "Who Will Love Me As I Am?" and "Come Look at the Freaks," along with the addition of some new characters and tunes. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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
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.