The Home Place

Name: Irish Repertory Theatre
Address: 132 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Production Information
Number of performances: 52
First performance date: September 27, 2017
Opening date: October 10, 2017
Closing date: November 19, 2017
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
In the hot Donegal August of 1878, the fruits of Colonialism and the ambiguities of loyalty are tested within the background of impossible love. Christopher Gore, the liberal minded Anglo-Irish landlord and his son, David, reside at The Lodge with their “chatelaine” Margaret, with whom they are both in love. Christopher’s cousin, Dr. Richard Gore, arrives with the intention of pursuing a Darwin-inspired scientific theory: by measuring the craniums of the indigenous Irish, he hopes to crack the genetic code of the indigenes…demonstrating their inferior place in the natural order. Set in the era of the rumblings of violence and uncertainty at the dawn of The Home Rule movement, Brian Friel explores the aftermath of Dr. Gore’s experiment as deep animosity is dangerously ignited amongst the suspicious villagers of Ballybeg.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Irish Repertory Theatre Producer
Brian Friel Playwright
Ryan Rumery Original Music
Charlotte Moore Director
James Noone Set Designer
David Toser Costume Designer
Michael Gottlieb Lighting Designer
Ryan Rumery Sound Designer
M. Florian Staab Sound Designer
Pamela Brusoski Production Stage Manager
Rebecca C. Monroe Assistant Stage Manager
Sven Henry Nelson Prop Master
Deborah Brown Casting
Stephen Gabis Dialects

Actor Role
Logan Riley Bruner Tommy Boyle
Andrea Lynn Green Sally Cavanagh
Johnny Hopkins Con Doherty
Robert Langdon Lloyd Clement O'Donnell
Ed Malone David Gore
Polly McKie Mary Sweeney
Rachel Pickup Margaret O'Donnell
Stephen Pilkington Perkins
Christopher Randolph Dr. Richard Gore
Gordon Tashjian Johnny MacLoone
John Windsor-Cunningham Christopher Gore