Genre: Drama

This is a love story about six people. It is also a story of survival and the indomitable human spirit in Belfast, a city reminiscent of any in the world where there is violence and conflict. Tessie and Maire are young Irish Catholics who have been friends all of their lives. One is fiercely loyal to Irish unity; the other is uncommitted. Tom and Charlie are young British soldiers determined to stay alive in the bitter strife they neither understand nor care about. The other two are Tessie's mother and Charlie's wife. Tessie's and Tom's paths cross. As they turn to one another, they find something precious in a world of loss and are caught in a ferocious trap, which ensnares all six.

The production stars Fiana Toibin* (Long Day's Journey into Night (Tony Revival ’03 with Vanessa Redgrave), The Weir, Shining City).

The production features scenic design by Marianne Lu, lighting design by Jonathan Spencer and costume design by Ellen Johansing. Colin Adams-Toomey is the stage manager.

Preview:   02/03/10
Open:   02/06/10
Close:   02/21/10


Wednesdays at 8 p.m. (no performance Wednesday Feb. 10)
Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sundays at 3 p.m. (no performance Sunday Feb. 7)
Theater:   Access Theater
Address:   380 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
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Closest subway: NR to Canal., walk south on Broadway to theatre.

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