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NSRTC – Against The Wind by Seamus Lucason
September 12, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Saturday, September 12 at 10am – via Zoom, with talkback immediately following
Against The Wind, by Seamus Lucason
Directed by Ray Arsenault
Time and circumstance bring Tommy Maloney to enlist in the Irish Women’s Movement for equality and independence in 1905 Ireland
Mark Tomás (Tommy) Maloney, a vagrant fisherman living on a bench in 1905, Dublin, Ireland, is approached by Hannah Devlin, a member of The Daughters of Erin, who wishes to place a poster on the lamppost where Tommy resides. Andrew Drummond, a Dublin Metropolitan Police Officer, discovers the poster and brings Tomás to the police station where he is questioned – and soundly beaten. The resulting action brings Tommy to enlist in the Irish Women’s Movement toward independence.
Written by Seamus Lucason, Steve Berger reads Tomás Mahoney, Heather Ferrari reads Hannah Devlin and Robert Murphy reads Andrew Drummond. The play is directed by Ray Arsenault and Ralph Brown is the video editor.
Time: September 12, 2020 10:00 a.m. for audience and 09:30 a.m. for cast
Where: A ZOOM presentation
You will be provided with a zoom link prior to the performance
North Shore Readers Theater Collaborative— established in 2006, sponsors several events a year at TASN. New plays, from local and regional playwrights, are presented in a readers theatre format, followed by a moderated talkback