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The Amazing Theater Company presents: "Molly Sweeney"

Event Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:00pm

Directed by Sandy Clifford.

Brian Friel, Ireland's master storyteller (Dancing at Lughnasa, Translations, Philadelphia, Here I Come) has devised a riveting contemporary drama about the terrible consequences of a medical miracle.

Molly has sat in happy, capable, independent darkness since she was ten months old. When her husband, a restless, unemployed enthusiast makes her blindness his latest cause, he consults a once famous star surgeon who, despite being half drowned in Irish whiskey agrees to attempt to restore Molly's sight.

"Brian Friel has been recognized as Ireland's greatest living playwrights; Molly Sweeney confirms that Mr. Friel still writes like a dream." - NY Times

"Dispassionate eloquence and psychological honesty: Brian Friel's writing has such vitality and warmth, such kindly accuracy of observation." - London Sunday Times

Ticket Prices: $18 (Stu/Sen $17, Mem $15 Child U12 $9)