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INFECTIOUS. EVOCATIVE. DRAWS YOU STEADILY IN. THE WELL-KNIT EVERYMAN CAST DIGS DEEP... YOU MAY FEEL CAUGHT IN THE UPLIFT.

- THE BALTIMORE SUN

GUARANTEED TO BE ONE OF THE MOST MAGICAL AND MEMORABLE PRODUCTIONS OF BALTIMORE’S THEATRE SEASON. IT'S ENOUGH TO TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY.

- DC METRO THEATER ARTS

I COULDN’T HELP BUT BE CAPTIVATED. FIRST CLASS. POETIC. DIRECTOR AMBER PAIGE McGINNIS DID A MASTERFUL JOB.

- MD THEATRE GUIDE

CASTS A SPELL BEFORE THE ACTORS UTTER A WORD. WILL REALLY TUG AT YOUR HEART.

- DC THEATRE SCENE

Overview

Irish master storyteller Brian Friel casts a nostalgic and transportive Tony Award-winning tale of five unmarried sisters and a household framed by their strength and persistence, where “anything goes”—until it doesn’t. Step back in time to the summer of 1936, and a small Irish village, where Michael recalls pennies pinched, hopes hindered, and love thwarted during a life-changing moment in the Mundy family’s world—where a new radio, a homecoming, and the festive season for dance conjures a ravishing spell of ritual, remembrance, and the Chekhovian riddle of whether “memory” is something one has… or something one has lost.

Please Note: Dancing at Lughnasa runs approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes and will be performed in two acts with one intermission. The production uses theatrical haze and herbal cigarettes.

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