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Words in the Air: Plays in Translation

A two-day festival of plays in translation, in collaboration with colleagues in Drama and Translation, hosted by the Brian Friel Theatre.

November 25, 2022 - December 2, 2022 (Weekly)
Brian Friel Theatre, 20 University Square
20:00 - 22:00

Words in the Air: a festival of theatre works in translation
Fri 25 Nov and Fri 2 Dec
Brian Friel Theatre

Fri 25 Nov at 8.00pm: Part 1
Stabat Mater Furiosa by Jean-Pierre Siméon
Translated by Michael West, p
erformed by Clara Simpson 

La Voix Humaine by Jean Cocteau
Translated by Katherine Mendelsohn, performed by Caoimhe Farren 

Cypress Avenue by David Ireland
excerpt in Japanese, translated and read by Mai Ishikawa

Not I/Pas Moi by Samuel Beckett
Performed by Clara Simpson 

Post-show discussion with Clara Simpson, Caoimhe Farren, Katherine Mendelsohn, Mai Ishikawa, moderated by Michael West 

Fri 2 Dec at 8.00pm: Part 2

The Dog in the Manger by Lope de Vega
Translated by David Johnston, directed by Mick Gordon, performed by:
Aislinn McGuckin
Dan Gordon
Lalor Roddy
Charlotte McCurry
Paul Mallon
Eloise Stevenson
Cillian Leneghan
Barry Simpson
Gerard McCabe

School of Arts, English and Languages
Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry
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