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Villanova Theatre Presents the U. S. Premiere of Stacey Gregg’s Lagan

  • Posted by: Sarah Wingo and Alice Bampton
  • Posted Date: February 6, 2017
  • Filed Under: Library News

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The critically-acclaimed play, Lagan by Stacey Gregg, makes its American debut on Feb. 7 in the Villanova Theatre. The play, directed by Kathryn MacMillan, MA, ’01 CLAS, will be presented from Feb. 7 – 19. Lagan tells the stories of four families in Belfast, Ireland; their voices explore the history, legacy and impact of war.

Villanova Theatre will host Speaker’s Night following the Feb. 16 performance. Owen McCafferty, Kathryn MacMillan and Rachel O’Hanlon Rodriguez, the production’s dramaturg, will share their insights.

 

Dig Deeper: 

Gregg’s works

Last year Gregg spoke as part of a panel for The Theatre of War Symposium at the Abbey Theatre (with whom Villanova has a close relationship)

An article from 2015 where she speaks of gender, identity, and the lack of women in the arts

The Abbey Theatre’s page about her   https://www.abbeytheatre.ie/people/view/stacey_gregg

Link to Villanova Theatre’s production page for Lagan

 

Sarah Wingo copyThe Dig Deeper links were provided by Sarah Wingo, English literature and theatre librarian. Her office is room 223. Telephone: 610-519-5183.


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