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The Home Place

Brian Friel

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3f, 8m, 1girl(s)

The Home Place
by Brian Friel

Widowed Christopher Gore, his son David and their housekeeper Margaret, the woman with whom they are both in love, live at The Lodge in Ballybeg. But in the era of unrest at the dawn of Home Rule, their seemingly serene life is threatened by the arri…

The Home Place

by  Brian Friel

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    3f, 8m, 1girl(s)
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  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
Widowed Christopher Gore, his son David and their housekeeper Margaret, the woman with whom they are both in love, live at The Lodge in Ballybeg. But in the era of unrest at the dawn of Home Rule, their seemingly serene life is threatened by the arrival of Christopher's English cousin, who unwittingly ignites deep animosity among the villagers.

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  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Setting: A garden, a breakfast room
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

3f, 8m, 1girl(s)
Cast Attributes
M8 (14-60s) F3 (20s, 30s, middle age) 1 girl (11)

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Brian Friel

Brian Friel (1929-2015) largely considered modern Ireland's leading playwright, was born to a schoolmaster and a postmistress. After working as a teacher in Derry for ten years, he married Anne Morrison and moved to Donegal to begin writing in earnest. His first significant theatrical success was Philadelphia, Here I C ...

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