Tag: Brian Friel

The Home Place: Persnickety Plot Paralyzes Political Play

[article as originally published in The Clyde Fitch Report, October 11, 2017.] Sometimes a beautiful woman’s yearning gaze isn’t sufficient to hold a piece of theater together that has too many moving parts. Women offer those gazes, to varying effect, in two differently structured plays dealing with British and Irish historical stories that are now calling

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review: faith healer

[originally published: http://aislesay.com/CHI-FAITH.html%5D FAITH HEALER by Brian Friel Directed by Mikhael Tara Garver Uma Productions at Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division / (773) 347-1375 http://www.umaproductions.org Through February 10, 2007 Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee January 12, 2007 Uma Productions has created a gem of a production out of a challenging play, in a corner of

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