Structure the ages.
In Friel’s play Dancing at Lughnasa (1990), the radio is an important theatrical device. Apart from connecting the Mundy sisters to an emerging modernity, it also functions as an almost supernatural presence as it makes sudden musical intrusions that disturb the domestic scene.
Mixed interview, extract 1
Zosia Kuczyńska, Jessie Keenan, and Robbie Blake talk about the meaning of the phrase ‘Don’t anticipate the ending’.
Has language failed these people?
The idea that words are not enough was something that followed Friel through his writing career, and informed many of his most well-known plays.
Rehearsal, 14 August 2020
These photographs were taken by Zosia Kuczyńska during project workshops and rehearsals at Dance House on 14 August 2020.
Jessie Keenan notes, 7
In this extract from Jessie Keenan’s project notes, Jessie prepares for a week of rehearsals at Dance House.