Translations at the McCarter Theater

Running concurrently with the symposium will be McCarter Theater’s production of Translations, by Brian Friel. Regarded by many as Friel’s theatrical masterpiece, Translations was written in 1980 and first presented by Field Day, the touring theater company founded by Friel and actor Stephen Rea. The McCarter production will be directed by Garry Hynes, co-founder of the Druid Theatre in Galway and the first woman to receive a Tony Award for Best Director. Translations is produced in association with the Manhattan Theater Club.

The production runs from October 8-29, 2006, and tickets are available at the box office or by calling 609-258-2787 or 1-888-ARTSWEB;

The Playboy of the Western World
at the Berlind Theater

A poster for 'The Playboy of the Western World'In November, The Program in Theater and Dance will present John Millington Synge’s classic Irish drama, The Playboy of the Western World, directed by Princeton faculty member Tim Vasen and featuring a student cast.

Performances, held in the Berlind Theater, are on Friday and Saturday evenings, November 10-11 and 16-17, 2006. Tickets can be purchased at the Berlind Theater box office 90 minutes prior to curtain or in advance by calling 609-258-2787 or 1-888-ARTSWEB.

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