Saturday, November 17, 2007

A look at the world of a modern Irish immigrant

Live in the Boston area? Looking for some entertainment this weekend? How about a humorous yet touching glimpse into the life of a modern day immigrant from Ireland? Brendan, a production written by playwright Ronan Noone and directed by Justin Waldman, will be running through November 18. Produced by the Huntington Theater Company of Boston University, performances are being held at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts, in Boston's South End.

The play is about an Irish immigrant named Brendan who has been living in Boston for five years and is about to become a citizen. While coping with the loss of his mother, Brendan struggles to overcome obstacles and earn his citizenship.

According to the Huntington Theater Company website:

"A recent Irish immigrant, Brendan now calls Boston home. He misses his family, but works hard to fit-in in his adopted country, earn his American citizenship, and find love and meaning in his new life in this funny and touching premiere..."

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