Monday, April 23, 2012

The Country Boy by John Murphy

The Irish Theatre of Florida presents
The Country Boy
by John Murphy
April 27 -May 5

THE COUNTRY BOY is a comedy-drama set in the small Irish farmhouse of the Maher family, inhabitants of County Mayo.  It tells the story of Curly, 25, who still lives at home with his parents, Tom and Mary Kate.  But Curly dreams of following his older brother Eddie to the United States in pursuit of success, even if it means leaving his sweetheart, Eileen Tierney behind.  Only upon Eddie's first return home on vacation with his wife Julia, are truths revealed of hardship, alcoholism, a troubled marriage, homesickness, and regrets.

Featuring:  Tom Maher - Gerry Gray
                      Mary Kate Maher - Sarah Fitzpatrick
                      Eddie Maher - Seamus Byrnes
                      Curly Maher - Patrick Dillon
                      Julia Maher - Susannah Lamb
                      Eileen Tierney - Sheena Colette

Directed by Imelda Wellington

Fri & Sat @ 8pm
Sunday @ 2pm


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