DruidMurphy: Plays by Tom Murphy (BOK)

Tom Murphy

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This collection brings together three of Tom Murphy's finest plays, Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming. Together, they tell the story of Irish emigration - of those who went and those who were left behind. Crossing oceans and spanning decades, Murphy's three plays cover the period from the Great Hunger of the nineteenth century to the 'new' Ireland of the 1970s, exploring what we mean when we call a place 'home'. Conversations on a Homecoming: County Galway, 1970s. Even the humblest of small-town pubs can be a magnet for dreamers. Michael, after a ten-year absence, suddenly returns from New York and has a reunion with old friends, in that same pub 'The White House'. A Whistle in the Dark: Coventry, 1960 Irish emigrants, the uprooted Carney family, adapt aggressively to life in an English city. Famine: County Mayo, 1846 In Glanconnor village in the west of Ireland, the second crop of potatoes fails. The community now faces the real prospect of starvation. With an introduction by Dr Patrick Lonergan, NUI Galway DruidMurphy, presented by Druid in a co-production with Quinnipiac University Connecticut, NUI Galway, Lincoln Center Festival and Galway Arts Festival, marks a major celebration of one of Ireland's most respected living dramatists and toured Ireland, London and the US in 2012.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Tom Murphy
Forlag
METHUEN DRAMA
ISBN 9781408173190
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 288 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Plays, playscripts