this nagging idea of Dance
Among Friel’s preoccupations whilst writing Dancing at Lughnasa (1990) were what he called ‘this nagging idea of dance’ on the one hand and the extent to which the play’s form should be naturalistic on the other.
Don't anticipate the ending
Brian Friel penned this note to self whilst writing Dancing at Lughnasa (1990).
Mixed interview, extract 7
Zosia Kuczyńska, Jessie Keenan, and Robbie Blake talk about the future of the project.
What is vaguely forbidden?
In this note towards Dancing at Lughnasa (1990) dated 30 May 1989, Friel asks himself whether dance might be a means of expressing as-yet unidentified taboos.